Accepting board nominations by petition
Members are the key to Heritage Grove, and we invite you to consider volunteer service on the board of directors. The open nominations period for Heritage Grove’s Board of Directors is closed. However, Heritage Grove is currently accepting nominations by petition.
If you would like to run for a position on the credit union’s board of directors, please read the Board Member requirements, how to become a board candidate by petition, download and complete a board application and collect credit-union member signatures on the petition. The application deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
If you need more information about our volunteer Board positions, please call 503-588-0211.
Leading by Example
We are very fortunate to have a talented and diverse group of volunteers who serve on our Board of Directors. The people listed below provide hours of service annually to the credit union and our members to make sure that we continue to operate in a sound and fiscally responsible manner.
Our current board members include:
Mike Staten has been a Heritage Grove member for over 36 years. He has served on the Board of Directors and/or the Supervisory Committee since 2006 and recently retired from the State of Oregon, after working there for over 43 years.
Judith Haynes has been a member of Heritage Grove since 2008. She has been a board member since 2015. She is a retired educator and owns an online training business.
Scott Shearer has been a member of Heritage Grove since early 2012 and was elected to the Heritage Grove Board of Directors in 2014. He works as a Senior Compliance Specialist for the Oregon Public Utility Commission.
Steve Forrey has been a Heritage Grove member for nearly four decades. He has served on the Board of Directors and/or the Supervisory Committee since 2005.
Deanna Rios has been a member of Heritage Grove since 2015. She has worked for the State of Oregon since 1999 as a Lead Worker/Senior Compliance Specialist for a utility regulation agency. Deanna and her daughter live in Salem with their two house rabbits.
Dan Hepler has been a Heritage Grove member for over 46 years. He joined the Board of Directors in March 2021 and retired from the State of Oregon, after working there for over 31 years. Dan was part of the first Heritage Grove online banking test group.
Nancy Curtis has been a member since 2017, and has served on the Supervisory Committee for three years prior to joining the Board. She manages Data Management Services at the Oregon Employment Department.
Staying accountable through leadership
We’re also served by a Supervisory Committee that is responsible for a number of functions at the credit union, including conducting the annual audit, resolving member disputes and reviewing the credit union’s financials and records.
Our supervisory committee members are:
- Brandon Smith
- Marcelle Alvarez
- David O’Neill
- Richard Blackwell