HeartBeat Fall 2017 | Page 24

ARE YOU READY TO LEAD? Leadership roles on our Nominating Committee and Board of Directors are available each year. Nominating Committee Board of Directors Committee members identify, evaluate and nominate qualified candidates for the stockholder election to the Board of Directors and as future Nominating Committee members. Directors are responsible for the safe and sound operation of the Association and for ensuring the Association fulfills its public mission. Submit Your Name Become a candidate by completing the Candidate Questionnaire on our website at www.myfcsfinancial. com. You will find the link under Frequently Asked Questions. Questions? If you have questions about eligibility requirements or the election process, contact us at [email protected] or 573-636-7809 extension 1101. FCS Financial is an agricultural cooperative owned by you — the borrower. Your purchased stock provides capital to the organization and empowers you as a member by providing you with voting rights to elect directors who oversee association operations, hire management and establish policies. Your stock also allows you the opportunity to become a leader in your cooperative. Any stockholder meeting regulatory and bylaw eligibility requirements can submit their name for consideration for either the Nominating Committee or Board of Directors. Visit our YouTube channel and watch “Board Responsibilities at FCS Financial” to hear from current directors.