Town & Country Credit Union elects new board members

The elections for the incoming board of directors for Town & Country Credit Union are complete and the executive committee has been named. Leah Dalton, West Fargo, Kevin Harmon, Minot, and Jay P. Hight, Minot, were elected as new members of the board of directors. They will each serve three-year terms.

Harmon will fill the open Minot-area board position. Harmon has been a member of the credit union since 1978 and currently serves as the vice president for student affairs at Minot State University. He is a Minot native and graduate of Minot State University and the University of North Dakota. He is an involved community member, giving of his time to multiple community organizations including the Mayor’s Steering Committee on Addiction and the Minot Area Community Foundation.

Hight will fill the second at-large board position. He has been the president of Hight Construction since 2001 when he took over for his father, LaVerne E. Hight. He is a graduate of North Dakota State University and has been actively involved in many community organizations including Minot Air Force Base 5th Contracting Squadron Honorary Commander program and the MAGIC Fund screening committee. Jay’s father also served as a member of the Town & Country Credit Union board, from 1979-1988.

Dalton, Harmon and Hight are joined by Jim Anderson (Kenmare), Jerry Hatlestad (Fargo), Jeff Stremick (Minot), and DelRae Geinert (Minot) on the board. At their April meeting, the board voted in the new executive committee. DelRae Geinert retained her position as board chair. Anderson became the vice chair after serving as the secretary/treasurer and Stremick joined the executive committee as the incoming secretary/treasurer.