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70th Annual Board Meeting

  • March 1, 2019

SkyOne Federal Credit Union’s 70th Annual Meeting of Members will be held on Monday, April 23, 5:30 – 6:00 pm, Pacific Time, in our headquarters office at 14600 Aviation Blvd. Hawthorne, California 90250. Our Board Chairman, President/CEO and Supervisory Committee will report on the Credit Union’s financial performance in 2018. Please RSVP to or by phone to 310.491.7619 to attend. For the 2019 election, there are three open positions with three-year terms on our seven-person Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee has submitted the following nominations for our 2019 Board of Directors.

Rick Thompson, Incumbent

SkyOne Federal Credit Union member since 2001. Currently serving as Treasurer on SkyOne’s Board of Directors. Served on SkyOne’s Supervisory Committee from 2001 to 2015. Worked for the FAA as an air traffic controller for 28.5 years at the Anchorage Air Enroute Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). For three years, was the Alaskan Regional Coordinator for FAA/NATCA’s Quality Through Partnership (QTP) program. From 2010 to 2012, was part of the FAA/NATCA labor relations team, which investigated and addressed labor relations issues at FAA field facilities. Charter Member of the National Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (NATCA); served as the Alaskan Regional Vice President on NATCA’s National Executive Board for 12 years, served on NATCA’s National Finance Committee for three years, and is currently serving as the president of NATCA Members Investment (NMI); was also elected as Anchorage ARTCC NATCA Local’s first Vice President also served as President. Thompson was awarded NATCA’s Dale Wright Award for a distinguished career in service to NATCA and the national airspace system; received NATCA’s Timmy Award for professionalism, service and dedication to the union and its members; earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Dakota, including a Professional Pilots license with an Instrument Rating; completed an 18 month Certified Financial Planning course from Florida State University.

John G. Clancy, Incumbent

Joined SkyOne Federal Credit Union in 1976 and was elected to serve on SkyOne’s Board of Directors as a volunteer in 1997. Was employed with the FAA for 34 years and retired in 2007 as a Senior Executive, Director of Western Terminal Service Area based in Seattle, Washington. Since retirement John founded his current company and today is the CEO, employing over 70 nationwide, and has contracts with the DoD (Army, Navy & Air Force), FAA, Mojave Spaceport, Palmdale School District, Kern County and other commercial entities, both as a sub-contractor & prime contractor.

 Theodore P. Byrne, Ph.D., J.D., Incumbent

SkyOne Federal Credit Union member since 2004. Dr. Byrne currently serves as the Vice-Chairman on SkyOne’s Board of Directors and previously served 8 years as the Chair of Skyone’s Supervisory Committee. In his civilian capacity, he is the Director of Labor Litigation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington, DC and formerly worked as an FAA attorney with Office of Regional Counsel, Western-Pacific Region. Dr. Byrne is a licensed attorney in the states of CA, WA, and NV (inactive) as well as a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA – WA). He has earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Administration and Foreign Languages from Seattle University, a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Pepperdine University, a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Taxation from Loyola Law School and has completed his Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration. Dr. Byrne also serves as a LTC in the United States Army Reserves, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, assigned to the Pentagon. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), American Bar Association (ABA) and American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).


If there is one nominee for each position to be filled and no additional nominees, there will be no election by ballot and the above nominees will be elected. There will be no nominations from the floor during the Annual Meeting. Other candidates may be considered for election by submitting a petition by February 11, 2019. This petition must include signatures from 500 members, a statement of qualification, biographical data, and a signed certificate stating that he or she is agreeable to nomination and will serve if elected. Petitions for election may be submitted to SkyOne Federal Credit Union, Attn: Nominating Committee, 14600 Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne, CA 90250.

If attending, please RSVP to ccarrazco@SkyOne.orgor by phone to 310.491.7619.


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