BALTIMORE — Candidates and incumbents vying for seats on the African-American Credit Union Coalition’s board are in the midst of heavy campaigning during the group’s annual meeting here.

Three seats are up for grabs with five candidates hoping to fill the spots. Long-time AACUC board members Sheilah Montgomery, president/CEO of 1st Choice Credit Union, and Helen Godfrey-Smith, president/CEO of Shreveport FCU, are among the two hoping to continue to serve on AACUC’s board of directors. Newcomers are also making the rounds for the seats: Vaughn Johnson, assistant vice president, business consulting at Members United Corporate FCU; Melinda Edmunds, vice president of branch and internal services at Congressional FCU; and Tarra Jackson, vice president of lending at Del-One FCU.

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