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2021 Annual Meeting Information

The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 27th, on Facebook live on TruChoice Federal Credit Union’s Facebook page at 5:30 PM.  All members are welcome to attend.

Board of Directors

On behalf of the membership and in accordance with the bylaws, the Nominating Committee has placed in nomination the following individuals for three-year terms on the Board of Directors:


Joseph Winschel- Joe joined the Credit Union in 1999 and is currently serving as the Board Chair. Joe was employed with Maine Medical Center for over 30 years, and is currently employed with Catholic Charities Maine as their Grants and Contracts Administrator.

Steve Batista –
Steve joined the Credit Union in 2006. Steve was employed at Maine Behavioral Healthcare and Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook from 1999 to 2020, where he held a variety of financial leadership positions.  He holds a master’s degree in Management from New England College and a BA from Middlebury College.   Steve’s work history also includes eight years with various local banking institutions in the 1980s and 1990s.  

The election of board members will take place at the annual meeting, and will not be conducted by ballot, nor will nominations from the floor be permitted, as outlined in the credit union's bylaws.

Supervisory Committee

Looking to be a part of our team?

Our volunteer Supervisory Committee consists of hard working individuals from around Cumberland and York Counties. We are seeking additional volunteer Supervisory Committee members from these communities to help ensure that TruChoice complies with regulations and policies, and acts in the membership’s best interest.  This opportunity will provide individuals an opportunity to understand how financial institutions operate through active participation in financial institution auditing and oversight.  We are looking for candidates who are detail oriented, enjoy solving puzzles and want to make a difference in their community!  Previous accounting or risk management experience is a plus. If interested, please contact us at

About TruChoice Federal Credit Union:

TruChoice is a strong, dynamic and growing credit union serving most of Maine. We set ourselves apart from other financial institutions by engaging our team and our members in our success.  At TruChoice the credit union spirit of ‘people helping people’ thrives at every level of the organization, including with our volunteers.  While banks aim to generate profits, we focus on helping individuals regardless of the financial circumstance to build better lives for themselves.  This translates to a business model that promotes thrift, savings and sound credit use.  We aim to become financial partners that can help empower people with educational and personal financial tools -- like budgeting, car buying assistance, and credit score analysis -- to help them take control of their financial lives.