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All Family First branches and the call center will be closed on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

The Henrietta branch will be undergoing renovations during the next couple weeks which may lead to some dust and debris in the branch. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Board of Directors Election 2021

Nominations are now open for Board of Director positions at Family First of NY Federal Credit Union.  There are currently three vacancies.

The Nominating Committee has met and placed the following candidates on the ballot for the April election:

  • Donna Dedee (Incumbent)
  • Barbara Moehle (Incumbent)
  • Mark Sansouci (Incumbent)

Please see below for the biography of the candidates.

If you would like to be considered on the ballot, or nominate someone else, please submit your request in writing to:

Nominations Committee, Attn:  James Costello / Tom Combs / Hugh Franklin,
2520 Browncroft Blvd., Rochester, NY 14625.  Or email your request to any member of the Nominating Committee: [email protected] / [email protected] / hcfrankli[email protected].  Please include a subject line of “Board Nomination.”

As part of the nomination process, the candidate will also need to submit a résumé and short biography along with a formal nominating petition.  The petition requires 151 signatures from current Family First members above the age of 18.  You can receive your petition form from the Nominating Committee upon request.  The deadline for submission is March 14, 2021. 

 Final results will be tabulated and announced at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at the Penfield Branch. We invite you to join us that morning. All members are welcome!


James Costello

Family First Board Member


Donna Dedee – (Incumbent)
President and CEO of Holy Childhood, an agency which serves children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as Special Touch Bakery, Inc. a commercial bakery operation whose mission is to provide training, employment and self-sufficiency for people of all abilities. Donna was formerly President and CEO of Bishop Kearney High School in Rochester, and Senior Vice President of United Way of Greater Rochester. Donna spent 20 years working in television news. She was news director and anchor for FOX Rochester, and a reporter and anchor at WHEC-TV 10. An active volunteer in the community, Donna is Immediate Past President of the Council of Agency Executives, and a Past President of Rochester Rotary Club. Donna earned her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor’s Degrees from St. John Fisher College.

Barbara Moehle – (Incumbent)
Barbara is retired after 11 years as Residential Property Administrator at Baldwin Real Estate Corp., a Rochester based company focused on the development, rehabilitation and management of market rate, affordable and senior housing complexes as well as several commercial properties in Central, Western and Northern NY. In 2000, she was appointed Deputy Town Clerk for the Town of Brighton, a position she held for six years. Barbara served 10 years on Family First’s Supervisory Committee, including several years as Secretary. She graduated from Middlesex County College (NJ) with an Associate’s Degree in Business Management.

Mark Sansouci – (Incumbent)
Mark is the School District Business Leader program coordinator at SUNY Brockport and teaches in that program. Mark served as Deputy Superintendent for Business in the Penfield Central School District for 25 years before retiring in 2020. Additionally, Mark previously served as the chief business officer in East Rochester and Poland, New York and as a state aid planner for an Albany area BOCES. Mark graduated from Montana State University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration. Subsequently, he received a Master’s Degree at SUNY Albany and a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester.

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