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Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Election

All members are invited to attend our Annual Meeting, which will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The meeting begins at 5:00 p.m. at our Jackson Road branch located at 4440 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor. We are pleased to report three nominees for the three Director positions that are to be filled in April 2015. The nominees are: Victoria Bennett, Incumbent Director; Frank Cianciola, Incumbent Director; and Karen Parker, Incumbent Director. Each nominee is a member in good standing and has agreed to volunteer for a three-year term.

Victoria Bennett was appointed to the UMCU Board as Associate Director in 2008 and again in April 2011. She is employed by Washtenaw Community College as their Special Projects Administrator. She has a BA in History and Philosophy from Grand Valley State University. Victoria has been on UMCU’s Loan Policy Committee and is currently active on UMCU’s Marketing Committee. She has been a member since 2001.

Frank Cianciola was appointed as Associate Director on UMCU’s Board in 2007 and has been a Director since 2009. He is retired from the University of Michigan, where he served as the Senior Associate Vice President of Student Affairs. He holds a MA in Secondary School Education and a BA in Speech and English, both from the University of Akron. Frank currently serves as the UMCU Board Chair and is a past chair of the UMCU Audit Committee. He has been a member since 1984.

Karen Parker was appointed as Associate Director on UMCU's Board in June2011 and has been a Director since 2012. She is employed by Washtenaw Community College as the Manager of Accounting. She has a BA in Accounting Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University. Karen also serves on the UMCU Human Resource Policy Committee. She has been a member since 1989.

Ca$h Back aMAIZEment!

Transfer your existing credit card balance from another financial institution onto a UMCU Visa Platinum OptimUM or Visa Platinum Cash Rewards card and receive $100 on balance transfers of $2,500 and $200 on balance transfers of $5,000 or more. Take advantage of these aMAIZEing benefits:

  • Apply for a Visa Platinum OptimUM and when you’re approved you’ll receive an amazingly low rate of 8.99% A.P.R.!
  • Apply for a Visa Cash Rewards and when you’re approved you’ll receive a 1.10% annual cash back bonus and a great low rate of 12.99% A.P.R.!
  • $100 bonus when you transfer a balance of $2,500 from another financial institution onto one of these great cards!*
  • $200 bonus when you transfer a balance of $5,000 from another financial institution onto one of these great cards!*
  • No annual fees!
  • No balance transfer fees!

*Offer of $100 and $200 cash bonus applies during the promotional period of January 1, 2015 until March 31, 2015 for balances transferred from another financial institution, with no balance transfer fee. The $100 or $200 cash bonus will be paid into the savings account at the beginning of the month, 6 months following the promotion end date. In order to be paid the cash bonus, the transferred balance cannot be transferred to another financial institution until after 6 months. Account must be open and active at the time of bonus. One cash back bonus per member. Offer subject to credit approval.

Apple Pay

Apple recently launched Apple Pay (a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple that lets users make payments using the iPhone). UMCU is currently evaluating Apple Pay internally and we are excited about the possibility of offering Apple Pay to our membership. We are working on our implementation timeline. We'll keep you updated on the process.

Home Depot Data Breach

You may have heard on the news of a reported breach at Home Depot. The breach may have captured card data from debit and credit cards used by customers at the retail stores during the period of April 11, 2014 through September 7, 2014. The breach is being investigated by the authorities and they are identifying any cards that may have been compromised. We are closely monitoring this situation and have fraud prevention safeguards to protect you. If your credit or debit card was involved in the data breach, we will notify you via letter and will automatically reissue your debit or credit card.

Please be assured that your money is safe and with Visa's Zero Liability policy, you won't be held responsible for fraudulent charges.

It is always a good practice to check your account activity through MemberNet Online Banking. If you have any questions please call us at 1-800-968-8628.

If at any time you believe your card may have been compromised, please visit any UMCU branch or call
1-800-968-8628 to request a new debit or credit card.

Go Blue Mobile Deposit!

Deposit your checks into your UMCU account with your Smart Phone, iPad or Android! Download the Go Blue Mobile App from the iTunes Store or Google Play today!





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