Eights candidates are running for four open seats in this year Director Election.
Farm Credit East stockholders are cordially invited to participate in our 2015 Annual Meeting on Monday, March 30 at the Albany Marriott in Albany, N.Y. This meeting will receive reports from the Board, management and nominating committee; elect next year’s nominating committee; honor retiring directors; and introduce the 2015 director candidates. For more information, view the Annual Meeting Information Statement.
2015 Director Election
There are four open director seats in 2015. Each is a four-year term. The nominating committee met in January and advanced eight candidates, with two candidates per seat.
Learn more about this year's candidates
Webinar: Meet the Director Candidates!
Join us for a live webinar on Monday, March 30 at 2 PM to hear from this year's candidates. This is your opportunity to ask questions of this year's candidates and learn more about why they'd like to serve on the Farm Credit East Board of Directors. To register to attend, click here.
Farm Credit East Pays $51 Million in Patronage Dividends
Farm Credit East distributed a record $51 million in cash patronage dividends to more than 11,000 farm, fishing and forestry business owners and operators across Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island.
As owners of their financial cooperative, Farm Credit East’s customers have the opportunity to share in the financial success of the cooperative through patronage dividends. Since the patronage program was first adopted, customer-owners of Farm Credit East (and predecessor cooperatives) have earned $544 million in dividends from ownership of their cooperative. This is the nineteenth consecutive annual patronage payment paid by Farm Credit East.