Friday, February 1, 2019
Our 77th Annual Meeting will be held at the Grapponne Conference Center in Concord on Wednesday, March 27, beginning at 6:15 pm.
There will be free food and prizes! Stay tuned here for your Nominating Committee Report and the complete list of door prizes and details coming soon.
Nominating Committee Report
The following members have been nominated to serve on our Board of Directors by the Nominating Committee. Additional nominations may be made from the floor at the Annual Meeting.
For Three-Year Terms
John is a Credit Union volunteer who has served on NHFCU’s Board of Directors since 2010. He currently serves on the Delinquent Loan and Human Resources Committees and has been a member since the late 1950s. John retired from the State of NH in 1997 after forty-four years of service. John has been a member of the NH State Employees Association (SEA) since 1957. During his time with SEA, John served on many committees and as President from 1990-2000. John was involved with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) at the national level and the state level, serving several terms on the Executive Board as Regional Vice President. He served in the NH Army National Guard from 1953 to 1978, retiring as a Master Sergeant E-8. He has served several terms as both Vice-President and Executive Vice-President for the New Hampshire AFL-CIO. John graduated from St. John’s High School in 1953. He has been married to his wife, Janet, since 1955. The two have raised five sons and a daughter with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
James P. Fredyma
James P. (Jim) Fredyma joined the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services in 1976 and became Controller in 1993. Prior to retirement in 2012, Jim oversaw the department’s budget and financial management, procurement and contracting process and supervised the statewide Employee Assistance Program. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the New England States Consortium Systems Organization, which consists of the six New England states health and human services departments and the University of Massachusetts’ Center for Health Care Financing. He was also a member and Past President of the National Association of State Human Services Finance Officers. Jim serves as the Commissioner’s designee to the New Hampshire Nuclear Decommissioning Financing Committee. Jim currently is the Chairman of the Credit Union’s Board of Directors. He also serves on the Credit Union's Supervisory Committee and Governance Committee. Jim has participated in the Credit Union’s volunteer achievement and continuing education programs, completing twelve courses. He has earned the Supervisory Committee, Technology, Credit Committee and Edward A. Filene Awards in 2007 and 2008. Jim volunteers as a member of the Hopkinton Planning Board and Economic Development Committee and serves on the Boards of the Hopkinton Historical Society and Friends of the Hopkinton Town Library. Jim and his wife, Judy, have been married forty-three years, have three children, one granddaughter and reside in Contoocook.
Jennah graduated in 1996 from Eastern Nazarene College with a Bachelors' in Business Administration, Minoring in Sociology. Jennah has worked at New England Employee Benefits Company (NEEBCo) since 2001 as the Supervisor of Strategic Planning & Client Services where she manages a team of 13. Her experience includes employee benefit analysis, strategic planning and compliance regulation at federal and multi-state levels, coordinating events at NEEBCo's Conference Center as well as operational and administrative responsibilities associated with management of the Client Service Department. Jennah co-teaches insurance related seminars and workshops on topics like Medicare and Benefit Basics. Jennah is very active in the Bishop Brady High School Baseball & Football Boosters. She has been a member of NHFCU since 2000 and currently serves on NHFCU’s Insurance Committee and Credit Committee. Jennah has served as a Director on NHFCU's Board since 2012. Jennah resides in Loudon with Matt, her husband of twenty years, and their two sons, Theo and Rhett.
One Year Term
Debbie Krider has been the Chief Operating Officer of Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) for the past 13 years. For the past 8 years, she has also been GSIL’s Chief Compliance Officer. GSIL is a statewide not for profit that helps individuals that have disabilities and people that are aging to be as independent as possible. She is responsible for all services, as well as IT, HR, marketing, quality and compliance.
Previous to that position, Debbie was the Divisional Director at Southern NH Medical Center, where she oversaw over 50 providers that were in over a dozen outpatient practices. She also worked with hospital administration on quality, compliance and strategic planning initiatives.
She started her career as a psychotherapist, working in drug and alcohol and mental health settings for about a dozen years. She continues to contribute to these areas, as well as social determinate areas, such as housing, education, financial and employment.
She has a Doctor of Education in healthcare management from Northeastern University and a Master’s in Counseling from Keene State College. Four years ago, she obtained the national certification in Healthcare Compliance.