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Dupaco announces board election results

DUBUQUE, Iowa—During Dupaco Community Credit Union’s 73rd Annual Membership meeting held Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, Steve Chapman, Ron Meyers and Renee Poppe were reelected to serve three-year terms. Ellen Goodmann Miller was elected to serve the unexpired term of the late Ron Mussehl on the credit union’s volunteer board of directors.

Chapman has served on the Dupaco board since 1988. He is vice president and chief operating officer of Auxiant, which has offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Madison, Wis; and Milwaukee, Wis. Meyers joined the Dupaco board in 2016. He is currently principal of Wahlert High School in Dubuque. Goodmann Miller joined the Dupaco board in August 2021. She is community resource development specialist with Gronen in Dubuque. Poppe has been on the Dupaco board since 2010. She is senior vice president for Medline Industries, LP, in Dubuque.

Following the membership meeting, the board of directors held its re-organizational meeting, at which these officer appointments were made:

  • Ron Meyers, chair
  • Randy Skemp, vice chair
  • Renee Poppe, secretary
  • Andy Schroeder, treasurer
  • Joe Hearn, president/CEO

These directors were appointed to committee chair positions:

  • Steve Chapman, chair, Investment/ALM/ALCO committee
  • Denise Dolan, chair, Personnel committee
  • Jeff Gonner, chair, Audit committee
  • Ellen Goodmann Miller, chair, Credit/Delinquent Loan committee
  • Renee Poppe, chair, Nomination committee
  • Andy Schroeder, chair, CUSO Board of Managers and Salary Savings Plan Oversight committee
  • Randy Skemp, chair, Business Lending committee and Dupaco R.W. Hoefer Foundation
  • Bob Wethal, chair, Marketing committee

As a member-owned, democratically-controlled cooperative, all Dupaco members have an equal say in their credit union. Each member has one vote, no matter how much money she or he has in deposits or loans at Dupaco.

Dupaco Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. It is dedicated to the financial well-being of its members, and specializes in personalized financial counseling, money advice and education. It offers savings, loans, investments, insurance and wealth management products for individuals and businesses. Dupaco serves residents in 112 counties throughout Iowa, northwest Illinois and southwest Wisconsin. Founded in 1948 by 10 Dubuque Packing Company employees, membership has grown to more than 143,000 with assets exceeding $2.7 billion. It has more than 600 employees and 19 branch office locations. Dupaco is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). It is a Forbes Best-in-State Credit Union and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. Learn more at

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