We will also hold our annual election of officials during the Annual Meeting. This year there will be three vacancies on the Board, each for a three-year term. The Nominating Committee has presented its slate of nominees, which include:
Gregory Boutin has served the EPFCU since 1979. He has been Chairman of theSupervisory Committee, a member of the Board of Directors, Treasurer, and since October2005, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Boutin retired from the Bureau of Engraving& Printing in 2011, after 37 years of employment. During his career, he worked in theOffice of Financial Management and the Office of Compliance, and as the Deputy AssociateDirector, Product and Technology Development. Mr. Boutin earned a Bachelor of Sciencedegree in Business Administration (accounting and finance emphasis) from the Universityof New Hampshire in 1973.
Thomas C. Harris has been associated with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) in various capacities since May 1970. He began his service with the E&P Federal Credit Union(E&PFCU) in 1975 as a member of the Board. He was reelected to the Board for several terms, ultimately serving as its Vice Chairman. He resigned this position in 1985 when he left the BEP to become Vice President, Manufacturing, with the United States BanknoteCompany in Philadelphia. He returned to the BEP as its plant manager, Western CurrencyFacility in 1997, at which time he was reelected to the Board. Mr. Harris retired from theBEP in March of 2002 as its Deputy Director. He currently serves as a board member and membership officer of E&PFCU.
Mr. Harris holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland and graduate degrees in Public Administration from the George Washington University and the University of Southern California. He currently resides in Selbyville, DE with his wife, Maria.
Gwendolyn W. House served as the Accounting Officer for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP/Bureau), Department of Treasury where she began her professional career upon graduating with aBachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Howard University in Washington, DC in 1991. She is currently employed as the Supervisory Accounting Officer with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Gwendolyn has been a member of EP Federal Credit Union (EP FCU) since August 1994. She began her service to the membership in 2007 when she joined the EP FCU Supervisory Committee and assisted in engaging auditing firms for the purpose of obtaining an audit opinion on the EP FCU’s financial statements; interacted with the credit union’s regulatory body, the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) examiners; and timely addressed membership complaints. She later went on to become the Chairperson of the Committee, and subsequently a member of the EP FCU’s Board of Directors.
Gwendolyn currently resides in Camp Springs, MD with her husband Timothy, also a longtime member of the EP FCU.