2023 Nominations for Board of Directors

The Nominating Committee has nominated three members to fill three vacancies on the Board of Directors. The credit union will not conduct the election by ballot and there will be no nominations from the floor when the number of nominees equals the number of open positions. Additional nominations may be made by petition as follows:

  1. All members eligible to vote may make nominations for vacancies by petition signed by 1% of the membership with a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 500. (Membership as of 2/28/23 is 354,576).
  2. Nominations must be accompanied by a brief statement of qualifications, biographical data, and a signed statement from the nominee that he or she is agreeable and will serve if elected.
  3. To be considered, the nominee’s petition must be received by the Secretary of the Credit Union, at 721 Lakefront Commons, Suite 400, Newport News, VA 23606 by close of business on March 9, 2023.

Nominees for the Board of Directors

  • William E. “Gene” Griffith, Jr.
    • Gene began his service at Langley serving on the Supervisory Committee from 1994 to 2007. He served as Board Chairman from 2012-2015 and has been a Board Member since 2008. Gene currently serves as Chairman of the Policy and Governance Committee. He is a Deputy Chief Financial Officer at NASA Langley Research Center.
  • Edward G. “Ted” Henifin
    • Ted was elected to the Board in 2014 and is a long-time member of the Credit Union. He currently serves on the CEO Evaluation and Compensation Committee and has served on the Nominating, Policy and Governance, Supervisory and Volunteer Development Program Committees. Ted earned the designations as Certified Credit Union Director in June 2015 and Certified Credit Union Volunteer in May 2018. He is a registered professional engineer, having served the public in various capacities during his 40-year career in Hampton Roads, retiring after 15 years as the General Manager for the Hampton Roads Sanitation District. On November 29, 2023, he was appointed by Judge Henry T. Wingate in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi to serve as the Interim Third-Party Manager of the City of Jackson, Mississippi's drinking water system. He is expected to serve in this capacity through 2024.
  • James R. “Sam” Motley
    • Sam was appointed to Langley’s Supervisory Committee in 2009, and currently serves as the Committee Chairman. Sam retired from NASA Langley Research Center after 30 years of government service, where he filled diverse financial management roles including Chief Accountant, Management Controls Officer, and Branch Head. Prior to joining NASA Sam spent 17 years as an auditor and supervisory auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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