Dr. Vernus C. Swisher, Director

dr-vernus-swisherPut forth as a candidate for PrimeWay Board of Directors is Dr. Vernus Swisher. He has served as a volunteer for PrimeWay since the fall of 2009. Dr. Swisher is the retired Chief Executive Officer for “Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.” in Houston, a non-profit organization helping Houstonians overcome barriers to employment.

Previously, Dr. Swisher was employed by Foley’s Department Store from 1967 to 1993. He held several upper management positions including Divisional Manager. Having a Master of Arts and a Doctorate of Ministry, both from the Houston Graduate School of Theology, Vernus is dedicated to helping better the lives in the Houston community. He resides in Houston with his wife and has three adult children.


Procedures for Nomination by Petition: 

  • Petitions must be made with 1% of member’s signatures (500)
  • Ms. Evelyn Smith, Nomination Committee Chair, care of PrimeWay, must receive nominations by petition by the close of business February 27, 2019.
  • Each nominee by petition must submit a statement of qualifications and biographical data with the petition, similar to those offered in this notice.
  • A signed certificate must accompany nominations by petitions from the nominee, or nominees, stating that they are agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected.

Rules for Nomination from the Floor at the Annual Meeting:

  • Nominations cannot be made from the floor unless insufficient nominations have been made by the nominating committee or by petition to provide one nominee for each position to be filled, or circumstances prevent the candidacy of one of the other nominees for the position to be filled.
  • Only those positions without a nominee are subject to nominations from the floor.

Procedures for the Election:

  • Nominations will be posted in a conspicuous place in each credit union office by February 28, 2019.
  • The election will be conducted at the Annual Meeting.
  • Irrespective of the number of shares, no member has more than one vote.
  • The election will not be conducted by ballot.
  • Members cannot vote by proxy, but a member other than a natural person may vote through an agent designated in writing for the purpose. A trustee or other person acting in a representative capacity is not as such entitled to vote.

Annual Meeting:

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 5 p.m.

PrimeWay Heights Retail Center
3800 Washington Avenue
Houston, TX 77007

Notices regarding the Annual Meeting are online at www.primewayfcu.com and in PrimeWay Retail Center lobbies.