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CAP COM Annual Meeting

CAP COM Annual Meeting

You are invited to attend our 2019 Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at the CAP COM Financial Center.  

Since its inception in 1953, CAP COM has grown to more than 140,000 members and $1.7 billion in assets.

At the Annual Meeting, we will review 2018 achievements, conduct the election for three open seats on the Board of Directors and look ahead to 2019.

  • To register, complete and submit the form on this page

If you have questions, please call or email Kate Fruscione at (800) 468-5500 ext. 4394

Annual Meeting Elections

Elections1 for open seats on the Credit Union Board of Directors will be held at the meeting. The Nominating Committee has nominated the following candidates for the open terms.

Harold Horning
Paula Stopera
Two-Year Term
Full Bio
Patrick Kelly
James Thomas
Two-Year Term
Full Bio
John Ericson
Dan Johnson
Two-Year Term
Full Bio

Paula Stopera joined CAP COM in 1980 and was promoted through the organization to become President/CEO in 2004. She will retire from that position in May 2019. Paula is Treasurer of the CAP COM Board of Directors and serves on the CAP COM Group Board of Managers, governing the credit union’s subsidiaries. With a passion for helping those in need, Paula was instrumental in creating the CAP COM Cares Foundation. She recently served as Chair for the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce. In October 2017, she began her term serving on the Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

James Thomas retired from Verizon in 2003 after 32 years of service. He is currently self-employed as an Enrolled Agent and is the Assistant Cross Country Coach for the College of Saint Rose. He has volunteered his time for many CAP COM committees, and served as Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, Asset Liability Committee, Investment Committee, and CAP COM Financial Services Board of Managers.

Dan Johnson has been a member of the Credit Union since 1967. He has served on the CAP COM Board of Directors since March 1993 and is currently Secretary of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee. Retired from Verizon in 2000 after 37 years of service, Dan has served on the Supervisory Committee along with numerous other committees for CAP COM. He was a longtime board member for the New York State Telephone Credit Union Association.

Board of Directors Nomination Certificate and Petition

For more information and instructions on how to submit a nomination, please complete this Board of Directors Nomination Certificate and Petition form.

Annual Meeting Registration

When: Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. (Doors open at 8:00 a.m.)

Where: CAP COM Financial Center, 4 Winners Circle, Albany NY 12205

Are you a Member?
1. Other nominations can be made by petition and must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2019. Petitions require signatures of 500 CAP COM FCU members. If you would like to be nominated by petition, please submit a signed certificate stating that you are agreeable to the nomination and will serve if elected. You must also provide a resume or bio including your education and experience. To obtain a blank certificate, call (800) 468-5500 ext. 3245 or download a petition here. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor during the Annual Meeting and there will be no balloting if there is only one nominee for each vacant position. Nominations received from the Nominating Committee and from petitions shall be posted in the Credit Union’s offices and on our website at least 35 days before the Annual Meeting.