Meet the Board of Directors

Nick Fabrizio

Nick Fabrizio

Chairman

Jennifer Stowell

Jennifer Stowell

Vice Chairman

Terri Tulowiecki

Terri Tulowiecki

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan D. Kuhns

Ryan D. Kuhns

Recording Officer

Joseph J. Turczyn

Joseph J. Turczyn

Director

John A. Stevenson

John A. Stevenson

Director

George C. Bauer, III

George C. Bauer, III

Director

Board Members Up for Re-Election

George Bauer

George C. Bauer III, Lt Col, USAF, Retired

  • MBA Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • B.A. SUNY at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
  • Became a director in 1997
  • Currently, Director of the Board of Directors
  • Currently also serves as Policy Governance Officer, Chairman Legislative Committee, and Secretary Nominating Committee
  • Prior Recording Officer Board of Directors
  • Prior Member and Chairman Building Committee, Member Procurement Committee, and Secretary Education and Community Relations Committee (started his volunteerism on this committee in January, 1992 until becoming a director in 1997)
Joe Turczyn

Joseph J. Turczyn, Senior Strategic Planner, Air Force Research Lab, Rome, NY

  • B.S. Industrial Management, Utica College, Syracuse University
  • M.S. Systems Management, University Southern California
  • Became volunteer with CU in 1986
  • Current Director Board of Directors
  • Prior Chairman Board of Directors
  • Prior Vice Chairman Board of Directors
  • President CUSO Board (Hamilton Associates, Inc.)
  • CUSO Board Member (AmeriCU Services LLC)
  • CUSO Board Member (AmeriCU Capital Management LLC)
  • Chairman, Combined Federal Campaign, Rome United Way
  • Member, Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association
  • Member, Mohawk Valley Engineering Executive Council

Board Updates

The 2023 – 2024 Nominating Committee chairman is Darlene Burns, and her Committee Members are Tom Harding and Nick Fabrizio.

Two Seats up for Election and Filled by:  George Bauer, Incumbent; and Joseph Turczyn, Incumbent.

 

AmeriCU’s 73rd Annual Membership Meeting was held on Monday, March 13, 2023. The meeting was held in-person at AmeriCU’s Griffiss Financial Center located at 231 Hill Road in Rome, New York, and was also made available virtually.

Board Chairman John A. Stevenson, along with President and CEO Ron Belle, addressed the membership, highlighting the outstanding credit union achievements we saw in 2022, while laying the foundation for what we can plan to see in 2023.

Additionally we recognized our 12 scholarship winners. Learn more. 

The results of the Board of Directors’ election are as follows:

2023 Slate of Officers

Nicola Fabrizio, Chairman

Jennifer Stowell, Vice Chairman

Ryan Kuhns, Recording Officer

Joseph J. Turczyn, Director

George C. Bauer, III, Director

John A. Stevenson, Director

Terri Tulowiecki, Chief Financial Officer

2023 Supervisory Committee

Glenn Gaslin, Chairman

Robert J. Angelhow, Member

Lester Burt, Member

Jaclyn Lawrence, Member

Mike Sewall, Member

Copies of AmeriCU’s 2022 Annual Report are available online at www.americu.org/about/annual-reports/, at your local AmeriCU Financial Center, or you can request a copy by calling our Member Contact Center at 800.388.2000.

The 2022 – 2023 Nominating Committee chairman is Darlene Burns, and her Committee Members are Tom Harding and George Bauer.

Three Seats up for Election and Filled by:  Terri Tulowiecki, Incumbent; Jennifer Stowell, Incumbent; and Nick Fabrizio, Incumbent.

AmeriCU’s Supervisory Committee

On behalf of the Board of Directors, AmeriCU’s Supervisory Committee performs financial audit oversight, serving as a means of checks and balances at the credit union. Their responsibility is to ensure you are happy with AmeriCU’s products, services, and teammates at all times.

As a group, the Supervisory Committee must ensure that the Board of Directors and credit union management:

The Supervisory Committee is responsible for ensuring that the board of directors and management of the Credit Union:

• Meet required financial reporting objectives and establish practices and procedures sufficient to safeguard members’ assets.
• To carry out these responsibilities, the Supervisory Committee must determine whether:

○ Internal controls are established and effectively maintained to achieve the credit union’s financial reporting objectives which must be sufficient to satisfy the requirements of the supervisory committee audits, verification of members’ accounts and it’s additional responsibilities;
○ The credit union’s accounting records and financial reports are promptly prepared and accurately reflect operations and results;
○ The relevant plans, policies, and control procedures established by the board of directors are properly administered; and
○ Policies and control procedures are sufficient to safeguard against error, carelessness, conflict of interest, self-dealing and fraud.

If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, we urge you to contact any member of the staff, management, Board, or you may contact the Supervisory Committee through email at [email protected] or by mail at:

AmeriCU Credit Union
P.O. Box 164
Rome, NY 13442

Meet the Supervisory Committee

Glenn Gaslin

Glenn Gaslin

Chairman

Robert J. Angelhow

Robert J. Angelhow

Member

Jaclyn Lawrence

Jaclyn Lawrence

Member

Mike Sewall

Mike Sewall

Member

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