Cast Your Vote
Thank you for being a member-owner of Day Air Credit Union! Your participation in this year’s Board election is, as always, important!
Read the biographies of the Board of Directors Candidates below and then log in or return to Day Air Online Banking from a desktop or tablet (will not work on mobile phones) to cast your proxy between 9:00 a.m. February 16th and 4:59 p.m. March 26th, 2021.
Learn More About the Candidates
In random order the following individuals are candidates for the three (3) available seats on the Board of Directors:
Mr. Wagoner has been practicing as a CPA in Ohio since 1992, and has served on the Day Air Credit Union board since 2012.
“It is an exciting time at Day Air Credit Union as its’ continued success, cooperative spirit, and commitment to our membership and community are indicative of what can be accomplished when we all work together toward a common goal, the financial well-being of our membership. I welcome the opportunity to continue serving Day Air and its’ membership as we navigate a steady and successful course in these most challenging times.”
Born in Middletown, OH and reared in Dayton, OH, Mr. Clark is one who is committed to the advancement of the lives of ALL people. Currently, Mr. Clark is a Property Manager for low-income housing and serves as the Executive Pastor of the Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church in Dayton, OH. He is also committed to education. In May 2016, he completed his Associate of Arts degree from Sinclair College in Dayton, OH and in May 2018, he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the historic Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH.
“Day Air helped me set my future up in a positive direction. I sat on the Millennial Board for Day Air and want to help share just what Day Air can do for anyone. It won’t be a hard thing to do because I’ll be able to use myself as an honest and sincere example of what Day Air has the ability to do. Day Air is about rebuilding people and helping to shape positive futures and it would be my esteemed honor to share responsibility in helping to shape Day Air’s future as it changes lives every day.”
Mr. Bertleff has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and has completed graduate work in Business Administration. Mr. Bertleff is retired from the US Defense Department’s Defense Logistics Agency where he worked in the supply chain management and logistics fields for 38 years. The bulk of his career was spent in first line customer support and relations & systems analysis. He has served as a Day Air volunteer for almost 20 years serving on a variety of committees that includes the Supervisory, Credit & Finance Committees as well as serving on the Board of Directors for several terms, currently serving as Board Chairman. His participation in community-oriented activities includes UD Lifelong Learning, Dayton Philharmonic Chorus, and Dayton International Festival Singers. Mr. Bertleff has been a member of Day Air Credit Union since 1984.
“I am a firm believer in the credit union philosophy of cooperation and member ownership of the enterprise. Day Air has achieved remarkable success over the last 15 years. I believe that the Board and I have helped to bring about that success and would like to be in a position to continue that success into the future.”
Ms. Mercuri is a life-long resident of Kettering and works full-time for a consulting firm in Xenia. She spends her free time bicycling, doing Pilates, gardening, hiking and enjoying the great outdoors.
“As a current customer and former employee of Day Air, I understand the unique challenges of working together to make decisions that affect employees, members and the community at-large. I am very active within the community, volunteering with Kettering Noon Optimists Club and the American Cancer Society Relays for Life of Kettering and South Dayton. I enjoy working on projects that enrich the lives of others through community involvement.”
Mr. Wilkens is a longtime local resident and member of Day Air Credit Union, he serves as board president of Four Seasons Towne Club as well as served on the board of DAGSI and other community volunteer positions, and has an MBA. Professionally, Mr. Wilkens is an engineering professor at the University of Dayton and serves as the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation for the School of Engineering.
“I believe in giving back to the local community. I currently serve on the voluntary boards of Four Seasons Towne Club, Centerville Area Swim Presidents, and Dayton Area Graduate Student Innovators.”