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You may cast your vote by either clicking the link below, visiting your local branch, or submitting the ballot provided in your mailed December statement. There are two (2) Board of Director’s positions available. You may vote for up to two (2) candidates. Voting Deadline: January 31, 2019 - 3 PM

About The Candidates

Michael Duran

Michael Duran is Chief Financial Officer for St. John’s College and manages the finances and budget, human resources, buildings & grounds, conference services, office services and auxiliary operations. He holds a BS degree and over 30 years of experience in government agencies and private organizations. Mr. Duran has been a member of State Employees Credit Union for over 20 years and has served for over 18 years on the State Employees Credit Union Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee.

JoAnne Vigil Coppler

JoAnne Vigil Coppler is currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the State Employees Credit Union. She believes she has made a difference in decision making and planning and wishes to continue to contribute in a positive way to SECU’s operational and fiscal solvency for the benefit of our members. JoAnne has considerable experience in fiscal management in prior positions as Clerk of the Court for the First Judicial District; Deputy Director of the NM Supreme Court Administrative Office, Human Resources Director for the City of Santa Fe, Taxation and Revenue and Los Alamos County. She served as 2011 President for the Santa Fe Association of Realtors and served two years as its Treasurer. Currently, Ms. Vigil Coppler is serving as a Santa Fe City Councilor. She has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from UNM and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from ENMU. Ms. Vigil Coppler has been a member of SECU for over 30 years.

Edward J. Narlesky 

Mr. Narlesky is a member of SECU for over 10 years. He and his wife Sandra have lived in Santa Fe for 19 years. Mr. Narlesky has worked for the Pojoaque Valley School District and the Los Alamos National Lab until his retirement 3 years ago. Mr. Narlesky has a BA in Business & Economics and has taught, mentored and practiced accounting as a CPA for over 27 years. Along the way he has acquired an extensive background in economics, banking and investments.

Leroy Garcia 

Mr. Garcia has been a member of SECU for 32 years. He retired from the NM Department of Transportation after 32 years of service; serving as the Assistant Deputy Secretary for the last 3 years. In his career, he has managed numerous programs, budgets, personnel and other administrative duties. He has owned and operated his own real estate business for 40 years. Mr. Garcia believes that being retired enables him to bring his knowledge, experience and time to devote to the Board. He is a believer in SECU being the organization able to serve the financial needs of the members.

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