Special Announcement

The plans for the 2021 – 85th Annual Meeting of FedChoice Federal Credit Union are hereby announced.

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. (to be held online via Webex - additional details to follow)

At the meeting, you will hear a review of the 2020 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.


Arthur Altman

Mr. Altman retired from the IRS in December 1993, after completing a 33-year career, which began with his service as an Internal Revenue Agent and ended as Director of the Tax Forms and Publications Division. In retirement, Mr. Altman volunteers during the tax filing period at The Hunter Army Airfield Legal Office to help military personnel meet their filing responsibilities. He is also Treasurer of The Landings Military Family Relief Fund. Mr. Altman has served as a volunteer with FedChoice since 1972, first as a member of the Credit Committee, then as a member of the Board.  He currently leads the Board as Chairman and previously chaired several Board Committees including the Finance/ALCO and Delivery Systems.

Brenda H. Jackson

Ms. Jackson has been a member of FedChoice Federal Credit Union (FCU) since 1979. She graduated from The George Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Information, Science and Technology. She retired from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after completing 38 years of service. At the time of her retirement, Ms. Jackson was a Senior Information Technology (IT) Specialist and Project Team Leader in the Modernization Information Technology Systems (MITS) Division. Since 1988, Ms. Jackson has served as a volunteer on various FedChoice Committees.  Currently, she serves as the Board Secretary,  Supervisory Committee (Chairperson) and Member Loans Committee (Chairperson).  She enjoys volunteering with FedChoice, Kiwanis Club of Shepherd Park and supporting other non-profit organizations.

Vivian B. Michalic

Ms. Michalic recently retired from ATF in 2019 after a 34-year career with the agency. She started working for ATF in the Property and Space Management Branch in 1985 and was promoted over the years to a successive number of supervisory positions. Ms. Michalic served as the Chief Financial Officer for ATF during the last nine years of her career where she was responsible for a $1.1 billion budget, 150 employees, 250 contractors, three divisions as well as Financial Management, Logistics and Acquisitions, and Asset Forfeiture and Seized Property. She graduated from Catholic University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Business Administration and earned a Certificate in Financial Management from George Washington University School of Business and Public Management. Ms. Michalic was appointed to the FedChoice Supervisory Committee in 2019 and became a member of the FedChoice Board of Directors in April 2020 to replace Marvin Dessler.   

If you would like to nominate yourself or another member of FedChoice to the Board of Directors, click here for the nomination form.