Special Announcement

The plans for the 2020 – 84th Annual Meeting of FedChoice Federal Credit Union are hereby announced.

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Place: FedChoice Headquarters
10001 Willowdale Road
Lanham, MD 20706
Time: 2:00 p.m.

At the meeting, you will hear a review of the 2019 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.


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.  Mr. Buckles is currently the Chief Content Protection Officer at the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) where he directs anti-piracy programs on behalf of the U.S. recording industry.  He has been a member of the Credit Union since 1974.


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, Loans and Delivery Channels.  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.


Michael McCrea

Mr. McCrea has been a member of FedChoice for over 40 years.  He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Data Processing Management from Strayer University. Michael retired from Internal Revenue Service in 2018 where he led many projects such as Electronic Filing, Information Returns Processing and Modernization Electronic Filing.  Prior to being appointed to serve on the Board of Directors, Mr. McCrea was a member of the Supervisory Committee for over 5 years which provided him the opportunity to glean valuable credit union operations.


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