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Special Announcement

The plans for the 2017 – 81st Annual Meeting of FedChoice Federal Credit Union are hereby announced.

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Place: FedChoice Headquarters
10001 Willowdale Road
Lanham, MD 20706
Time: 2:00 p.m.

At the meeting, you will hear a review of the 2016 Annual Report from Credit Union officials.


The names, together with a brief statement of qualifications, of the persons nominated by the Nominating Committee are included below.


David E. Bunch, Jr.

Mr. Bunch has been a member of FedChoice Federal Credit Union since 1979. David first joined the FedChoice staff in 1987 as a mortgage loan officer and opened the Credit Union to offering mortgage loan products. By 1990 he was promoted to Vice President of Lending and managed mortgage loans, consumer loans and collection efforts. In 1992 he became the Chief Operating Officer and in January 1996 was named President/CEO.  David graduated from the BAI Bank Administration Institute with an Operations Management degree at the University of Wisconsin in 1994 and went on to earn his CUES Certified Chief Executive (CCE) designation in 1997.

Mr. Bunch also serves on the FedChoice Board of Directors.  As a member of our Board, David is currently serving on several committees including Finance/ALCO, Delivery Systems and Facilities.  David also serves as a Manager on the FedChoice Service Organization, LLC.    

Marvin J. Dessler

Mr. Dessler retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after 35 years of service. During his tenure, he served as Chief Counsel for 20 years. He has served on the FedChoice Board of Directors since 1969, as its President from 1973 to 1988, and as Chairman since 1988. He is also President of the FedChoice Service Organization, LLC, since it was founded in 1984.

Brad Buckles

Mr. Buckles received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wyoming and his Juris Doctor from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.  He is licensed to practice law in Kansas and District of Columbia. In 1995, Mr. Buckles was named the Chief Counsel of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and in 1996 he was named the Deputy Director of ATF. In 1999, Mr. Buckles was named the Director of ATF. In this position he oversaw a staff of more than 5,000 employees with a $900 million budget. In 2004, he retired from ATF after almost 30 years of service.  Upon retiring, Mr. Buckles joined the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as an Executive Vice President where he currently directs anti-piracy programs on behalf of the U.S. recording industry.  He has been a member of the Credit Union since 1974.

If there is only one nominee for each position to be filled, no election will be held. If there is more than one nominee for any position, the election will be by ballot beginning Monday, February 13, 2017.

Ballot Box Locations and Times:

Lanham Headquarters Financial Service Center:

February 13 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


ATF Financial Service Center

February 13 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


IRS Financial Service Center, Philadelphia, PA

February 13 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


IRS National Financial Service Center

February 13, 14  - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

February 15 - 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


IRS New Carrollton Financial Service Center

February 13, 14  - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

February 15 - 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


USPS Brentwood Financial Service Center

February 13 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.




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