Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Registration 5:30pm, Annual Meeting 6:00pm
DoubleTree by Hilton
924 W. Huntington Drive
Monrovia CA 91016
The annual meeting will feature a report from the CEO, the Board Chair and the Supervisory Committee. We will also conduct an election for two (2) Board positions, each with a term of three (3) years. Members who wish to be nominated to serve on the Board of Directors may do so by submitting a petition signed by at least one percent (1%) of the total Credit Union membership (approx. 578) to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Ms. Sue Mitchell (c/o Kathleen Cardenas, SCE FCU). This petition must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, February 1, 2019. Nomination questions may be directed to 800.866.6474 x2254. The names of all nominees will be posted at the SCE FCU Corporate Office on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The election will not be conducted by ballot and there will be no nominations from the floor when the number of nominees equals the number of positions to be filled. Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting on April 24, 2019.
M. Kenji Coleman (for a term of three years)
Kenji has been a Credit Union member since 1998 and a volunteer at SCE FCU since 2000. Kenji served as a Supervisory Committee member for 2 years and on the Board of Directors for 16 years. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board. Past executive Board positions include Treasurer/Financial Officer, and Secretary. In addition, he has served on the following Board Committees: Budget, Governance, Board Development, Nomination, Investment, Legislation, and CEO Compensation & Succession.
Kenji brings to the Board his 28 years of experience at Southern California Edison in the areas of strategic planning, corporate governance, finance, internal controls and disaster recovery. He currently works in SCE’s Transmission Department as Senior Manager of Project Development and Management.
Kenji earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Redlands (U of R), and Master of Business Administration at Cal Poly Pomona. At U of R he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the Wall Street Journal Business Award. At Cal Poly Kenji graduated in the top 4% of his class. He also earned certificates in Project Management and Emergency Planning and Preparedness.
Kenji has demonstrated experience serving and leading nonprofit organizations and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit founded by SCE Federal Credit Union, the Center for Financial Empowerment. Other nonprofit experience includes the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Earthquake Safety Program Steering Committee, Businesses for Social Responsibility Board, the Asian American Professional Association Board.
Warren E. Lehmann (for a term of three years)
Warren has been a Credit Union member since 1972. He was serving as Chairman of the SONEPCO Federal Credit Union Board of Directors at the time of the merger with SCE FCU in 2012 and then appointed to the SCE FCU Board of Directors. During his eighteen years as a Board Director he has served as Treasurer, a member of the Finance Committee, the Employee Benefits Committee, Investment Committee, CEO Compensation & Succession Committee, Nominating Committee, Chair of the Supervisory Committee, and is the current Financial Officer of the SCE FCU Board.
Warren had a 35-year career with NV Energy (Nevada Power Company) prior to his retirement in 2005. While at NV Energy, he was Supervisor of the General Accounting Department and Financial Analyst in the Treasury Department. For 21 years Warren was a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and served on the local chapter’s Board for seven years and as Treasurer for one year.
Warren earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska. He has completed additional course work in several areas: 1) Board Financial Literacy Training Parts 1 and 2 - California Credit Union League; 2) Performance Systems in Strategic Planning, Understanding Statement of Condition, Fiduciary Responsibility, and Credit Unions: the Banking Alternative – BVS Performance Systems.
Warren completed the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Volunteer Certification Program requirements in 2012 and holds the Certified Credit Union Volunteer (CCUV) designation.