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GOVERNANCE 2024


You’re not just a Member… You’re an Owner!

Since 1935, Justice Federal has been a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. As a Member, you are an owner. Your Share represents your ownership and entitles you to vote in the annual election of the Board of Directors.

Justice Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors consists of nine Credit Union Members who serve as volunteers elected by the Membership. These elected volunteers donate their time to represent you in the oversight and governance of your Credit Union.

Justice Federal’s Nominating Committee is pleased to put forth the following candidates, listed below, for seats on the 2024 Board of Directors. The three-year term of service begins May 2024.

Presently, an election is not slated to occur and there will be no nominations from the floor.

Nominations by petition must be signed by one percent (1%) of the total Membership, with a maximum of five hundred (500) Members.

Given the size of our Credit Union, five hundred (500) signatures of Members are required for a nomination by petition.

Nominations by petition are due by March 2, 2024. To learn more, and to obtain the necessary forms, interested candidates should contact Mary Ann Woodson, Secretary of the Board, via email at BODnomination@jfcu.org or by mail at Justice Federal Credit Union, 5175 Parkstone Drive, Suite 200, Chantilly, Virginia 20151.

In the event the Secretary of the Board receives one or more confirmed petitions for nomination, an election will be held. Members would vote electronically by visiting www.jfcu.org. Voting would commence April 18, 2024 at 12:01 a.m. (EDT), and end May 18, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). Should a confirmed petition for nomination not be received by March 2, 2024, an election will not be conducted, and the Nominating Committee will move to fill the positions with the candidates at hand.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINEES star Three Year Term


JOAN A. BUCKLEY, (INCUMBENT) ALEXANDRIA, VA

Ms. Buckley joined the Justice Federal Credit Union Board in May 2017. She was the Board Secretary for four years and currently holds the position of Board Vice Chair. Ms. Buckley served twenty years as a special agent of the FBI including investigative and management positions in New York, Boston, FBI Headquarters, and London, England. Her work primarily focused on financial cases including securities fraud and terrorist financing. Highlights of her career include her successful $100 million foreign currency exchange fraud investigation featured on an NBC News segment of Tom Brokaw’s The Fleecing of America and the conviction of a prominent shoe designer who manipulated the initial public offering of his company which was depicted in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street. While in London, she facilitated three successful investigations with foreign partners originating through domestic undercover cases of subjects using bitcoins on the black market for purchases of illegal substances with the intention to harm themselves or others. Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. Buckley progressed through various operational and management assignments for several Boston-based banks departing at the Vice-President level. Ms. Buckley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.




LAMONTE D. PURDIE, (INCUMBENT) DUMFRIES, VA

Lamonte is an FBI Senior Executive Service, currently serving as the Section Chief of the Operational Technology Division’s (OTD) Resource Management Section (RMS). Lamonte provides executive strategic business consultation services in furthering the division’s mission. He provides executive leadership, direction, and strategy on all business management services, and the division’s transition to Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. Lamonte is one of two Co-Executive Champions for the Black Affairs Diversity Committee and Diversity Executive Council. He has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College, and pursued MBA courses at the Naval Post Graduate School. He holds graduate certificates in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace from the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business, Business Analytics from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, National Leadership Preparedness Initiative from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age from Harvard University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning. He also volunteers on the Justice Federal Credit Union (JFCU) Supervisory Committee and served as Board Director and Treasurer of the JFCU Foundation.




ROBIN A. STARK-NUTTER, (INCUMBENT) LOST CREEK, WV

Mrs. Stark-Nutter has been a mem-ber of the Justice Federal Credit Union Supervisory Committee since 2006. In this capacity, she provided oversight to audits and member complaints. Mrs. Stark-Nutter served in various positions with the FBI for 26 years. She served as the Unit Chief for the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division Audit Unit for 8 years, leading staff in audits of law enforcement and non-criminal justice agencies and their use of CJIS Systems. She served seven years as the Special Assistant to the CJIS Division’s Assistant Director(s), viewing all CJIS operations from the 30,000 ft view and she implemented a division wide policy and strategy process. For three years, Mrs. Stark-Nutter led the CJIS Division’s Resources Management Section as a senior executive overseeing nine distinct units with varying administrative, financial, security, facilities, and multi-media functions. The last five years of her career with the FBI, she led the National Instant Criminal Background Check (NICS) Section, the largest operating section within the FBI that was also a high-profile operation immersed in the political and sensitive firearm industry. Prior to joining the FBI, for approximately four years, Mrs. Stark-Nutter conducted regulatory inspections/audits of airlines. She also spent six years in sales and management. Mrs. Stark-Nutter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing obtained from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.




THOMAS L. WISEMAN, (INCUMBENT) PORT CLINTON, OH

Tom served over 30 years as a Special Agent of the FBI. His FBI career included management positions in both the field and headquarters. Following Mr. Wiseman’s FBI service, he was the Director of Operations for the National Insurance Crime Bureau. For six years he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Justice Federal Credit Union. Prior to that, he served for three years as the Vice-Chairman of the Justice Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. Additionally, Mr. Wiseman has contributed his knowledge and time to Justice Federal Credit Union by serving in many capacities on the Board of Directors, including the positions of Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, and Chairman of the Nominating Committee, as well as serving on numerous other Board committees. Mr. Wiseman received his bachelor’s degree from Capital University and his law degree from Case-Western Reserve University. He is a member of the Ohio Bar.

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