In accordance with Weber State Federal Credit Union’s Bylaws, elections for its Board of Directors will be held at the annual meeting scheduled for April 23, 2020.  Three positions are open for elections, each carrying a three year term.  The Nomination Committee has determined the following candidates meet the requirements to voluntarily serve on the credit union’s Board of Directors and have been placed on the ballot.

Kim Graf Portrait

Dr. Kim Graf (Incumbant)

Kim has successfully owned and operated her private chiropractic practice for the past 27 years. After receiving a Bachelors of Science degree, she continued on to receive a Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine and Certification of Acupuncture. Kim has not only practiced chiropractic medicine but has also taught at many institutions, including East West Acupuncture Seminars throughout the United States and Semester at Sea through the University of Virginia. In addition to working and teaching, Kim has served on several local and national boards within her field. She has also served as a volunteer medical provider for the Boulder County AIDS Project and the Ogden Rescue Mission. Kim has been a member of the credit union since 1997 and has served on the board for 3 years.

Fred Gundersen Portrait

Fred Gundersen

Fred is a successful entrepreneur and the owner of Elite Gymnastics since 1988. In his business, he develops new programs each year for 500-700 gymnasts while managing a competitive team of over 60 gymnasts that travel throughout the western United States. Fred graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Family Relations with a double minor, Business and Psychology from Weber State University in 1988. He started a Real Estate Management Company in 2015. Fred has been a member of the credit union since 1999.

Mark Halverson

Mark has worked for Weber State University in the Campus Planning area since 2007, most recently as the Associate Vice President for Facilities & Campus Planning for the past four years. He graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and then continued on to graduate with his MBA, both from Weber State University. Mark also has his LEED Accredited Professional certification, as well as his Building Commissioning Professional certification. He’s been a member of the credit union since 2019.

Dr. Doris Stevenson

Doris has been a Professor at Weber State University since 2005, serving as an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor since 1996. Her areas of expertise include Macroeconomic Principles, Global Macroeconomic Conditions, International Finance & Monetary Arrangements and Research Methods in Economics. Doris received her Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1995. Before that, she earned her Diplom-Volkswirt (M.A. Economics) from Julis-Maximilians Universitat in Wurzburg, Germany. She has been a member of the credit union since 1996.

Charles Ulrich (Incumbent)

Charles spent 39 years as a Certified Public Accountant working with individuals, small business owners, government, and non-profit organizations. Last year, he retired from his accounting firm, Ulrich & Associates, in Ogden. Charles graduated from Weber State University in 1979 with his Bachelor’s in Accounting and received his CPA license in 1981. He is the Chairman of Weber State Credit Union’s Board of Directors. He has been a member of WSCU for 20 years and has served on the Board of Directors for 12 years.

Dr. Ed Walker (Incumbent)

Ed is a Presidential Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University and Director of the Utah Center for Chemical Technology. He is a recipient of the Utah Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology and has received numerous university awards for teaching and research, including Crystal Crest Master Teacher and the Seager Distinguished Teaching award. He received his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from WSU in 1976, his Ph.D. from Texas Tech in 1980, and was a post-doctoral scholar in pharmacology at Stanford University. He has been a WSCU Board member since January of 2008 and a member of WSCU since 1982.

Nominations for candidacy may also be made by petition. Members applying via petition must submit a statement of qualification and the petition for candidacy, singed by at least 1% of credit union members. Such applications must be accompanied by a certificate signed by the nominee stating they are agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected. The petition must be received by close of business on March 2, 2020. Nominations will not be accepted from the floor during the election.