Annual Meeting


Join us for our 66th Annual Meeting, on Thursday, May 9th, 2019


Please join us for Vermont Federal Credit Union's 66th Annual Meeting. Your involvement helps us steer the future of the Credit Union with your needs in mind. During this year's meeting, we will enjoy hors d'oeuvres and great giveaways. The meeting will be held at Delta Marriott (formerly Trader Duke's Hotel) on Williston Road in South Burlington, on Thursday, May 9th, 2019. Registration starts at 5:15pm. The business meeting begins at 6pm. RSVP at or 802-923-1205 by May 3rd, 2019. Below are this year's nominees to our Board of Directors.

 Joseph Finnigan

Joseph FinniganJoe Finnigan was President/CEO and Treasurer of Vermont Federal Credit Union for over 30 years, retiring in March 2009.  He continued as Treasurer of the Board of Directors, until May 2016, when he was elected Board Chair. He has supported the credit union industry throughout his career in many capacities. He currently represents Vermont as a Trustee for the Credit Union Legislation Action Council (CULAC). Previously, he served at the national level on the Board Executive Committee and on the Board of Trustees for CULAC.

He has also been a member of the Board of Directors for Tricorp Federal Credit Union and for the New England Credit Union Heritage Foundation. In 1999, Joe was honored to be nominated for Director of the Year for CUES Directors Educational Forum and, in 2005, was honored to be inducted into the Credit Union Executives Society’s Hall of Fame. He has been active on various community boards including the American Red Cross, the Vermont Children’s Aid Society, the Jimmy Fund Council through the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Y Time Children’s Center. At present, he is a volunteer at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Joe is a graduate of Northeastern University and resides in South Burlington with his wife, Sue. 

Ethan Hutchins

Ethan is a University of Vermont alumnus who grew up in Barre, Vermont. Ethan currently resides in Williston with his wife, Erica, their 2 year old daughter, Emery, and 2 month old son, Emmett. Ethan enjoys being active outdoors, is an avid snowboarder, and enjoys playing golf and tennis. He also enjoys spending time biking with his family.

Ethan started his career in 2008 in the software design industry. He is currently employed at Mi9 Retail (formerly MyWebGrocer) as a Senior Software Engineer. Ethan enjoys participating in the whole lifecycle of software development and making sure the end product exceeds the customer’s expectations. Ethan takes on a range of software development projects ranging from analysis, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), Third Party integrations, internal tools, and User Interface development.

Ethan played for the men’s soccer team at the University of Vermont and is currently on their Hall of Fame committee. Ethan appreciates the time he has been able to spend on Vermont Federal Credit Union’s board and looks forward to continuing his work as a Director.


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