Winner 2019

L to R: Roger Trott, V.P. JFCU Foundation, Judy Pollard, Justice Federal Business Development Officer, Lillie Knight, YLP Scholarship Recipient, Joe Hellebrand, 1st VP, Sec III, Chief Brevard County Sheriff's Office (FL), Bill Gardiner, YLP Coordinator, Major, Idaho State Police

FBINAA Youth Leadership Program Scholarship Award

2019 John A. Wagner, Jr. Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations! The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation John A. Wagner, Jr. Youth Leadership Program 2019 Scholarship Award recipient is Lillie Knight.

The Foundation award is named for the late John A. Wagner, Jr., a graduate of the 116th FBINAA Session and a member of the Pennsylvania Chapter. John was elected to the Executive Board in 1994 where he was instrumental in establishing the Youth Leadership Program.

The FBINAA Youth Leadership Program consists of high school students, 14 to 16 years of age, who are selected for their leadership qualities, academic prowess, and social skills, as well as the endorsement of their peers, teachers, and co-sponsoring FBINAA Chapter Members. The recipient is selected by the YLP Counselors as the student demonstrating all the attributes that the Program exemplifies including leadership.

Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce that all past and present members of the FBINAA Youth Leadership Program are eligible for Justice Federal Credit Union membership.

Individuals interested in attending a future Youth Leadership Program (YLP) should contact their local FBINAA Chapter for further information, or visit https://www.fbinaa.org/FBINAA/Training/Youth_Leadership_Program.aspx.

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Honoring Our Heroes

John O’Neill 2019 Scholarship Award

The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to recognize Aditya Dilip as the 2019 John O’Neill Scholarship Award recipient.

The scholarship was established in honor of the late John Patrick O’Neill (February 6, 1952 - September 11, 2001). Mr. O’Neill served as Special Agent in Charge at the Federal Bureau of Investigation until his retirement in 2001, when he became Head of Security at the World Trade Center. Tragically, he was killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City while selflessly coordinating evacuation efforts.

Mr. Dilip is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Public Policy with a concentration in National Security and Foreign Affairs. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he joined the FBI to follow his dream to work in the counterterrorism field. Mr. Dilip seeks to serve in the national security arena protecting American citizens.

Diana Fernandez

Diana Fernandez

Honoring Our Heroes

Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena 2019 Scholarship Award

The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to recognize Diana Fernandez as the 2019 recipient of the Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena Scholarship award.

The scholarship was established in honor of the late Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena (July 26, 1947 - February 9, 1985). Mr. Camarena selflessly served as an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration Agent who was abducted and killed while on assignment in Mexico. Each year, Mr. Camarena’s memory and sacrifice are honored during DEA’s Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s largest drug prevention awareness program.

Ms. Fernandez is seeking to major in Intelligence Analysis or Criminology with a concentration in National Security. She aspires to continue a family legacy of public service ― from her great grandfather to her father, and exemplifies the Foundation on which the Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena Scholarship was established.

I greatly appreciate being awarded the Enrique "Kiki" Camarena Scholarship. I'm so excited to commit my education and my future career to the field of public service. Thank you to the Foundation for the opportunity to use this scholarship to excel in my Criminology studies!
– Diana Fernandez

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Kevin Durney

FBINAA Youth Leadership Program Scholarship Award

2018 John A. Wagner, Jr. Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations! The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation John A. Wagner, Jr. Youth Leadership Program 2018 Scholarship Award winner is Kevin Durney!

The award is named for the late John A. Wagner, Jr., a graduate of the 116th FBINAA Session and a member of the Pennsylvania Chapter. John was elected to the Executive Board in 1994 where he was instrumental in establishing the Youth Leadership Program.

The FBINAA Youth Leadership Program consists of high school students, 14 to 16 years of age, who are selected for their leadership qualities, academic prowess, and social skills, as well as the endorsement of their peers, teachers, and co-sponsoring FBINAA Chapter Members. The recipient is selected by the YLP Counselors as the student demonstrating all the attributes that the Program exemplifies including leadership.

Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce that all past and present members of the FBINAA Youth Leadership Program are eligible for Justice Federal Credit Union membership.

Individuals interested in attending a future Youth Leadership Program (YLP) should contact their local FBINAA Chapter for further information, or visit fbinaa.org.

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Honoring Our Heroes

John O’Neill 2018 Scholarship Award

The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to recognize its first John O’Neill Scholarship Award recipient, Cynthia Cruz!

The scholarship was established in honor of the late John Patrick O’Neill (February 6, 1952 - September 11, 2001). Mr. O’Neill served as Special Agent in Charge at the Federal Bureau of Investigation until his retirement in 2001, when he became Head of Security at the World Trade Center. Tragically, he was killed in the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City while selflessly coordinating evacuation efforts.

Ms. Cruz is currently employed as an FBI Operational Support Technician, and is pursuing her Juris Doctor degree from Taft Law School. Her hard work in school, community involvement as a volunteer Auxiliary Police Officer, and desire to be a positive role model for her 5 younger siblings truly embodies the core values of the John O’Neill Scholarship Award.

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Caisha Wilkes

Honoring Our Heroes

Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena 2018 Scholarship Award

The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to recognize its first Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena Scholarship recipient, Caisha Wilkes!

The scholarship was established in honor of the late Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena (July 26, 1947 - February 9, 1985). Mr. Camarena selflessly served as an undercover Drug Enforcement Administration Agent who was abducted and killed while on assignment in Mexico. Each year, Mr. Camarena’s memory and sacrifice are honored during DEA’s Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s largest drug prevention awareness program.

Ms. Wilkes is currently employed as a Security Officer with the Department of Justice, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology from Walden University. Her dedication to academic excellence, and aspirations to promote positive social change in her community, exemplify the foundation on which the Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena Scholarship was established.

Receiving the “Enrique S. “KiKi” Camerena Scholarship” has lightened the stress of struggling to find funds to purchase books and other materials needed to succeed in school. Receiving this scholarship has really put my mind at ease by giving me more time to focus on my studies. I am extremely grateful and appreciative to be the first Foundation recipient to receive this scholarship and hope to make the family of the late Mr. Camerena, and others, proud of the service and positive social change that I will contribute to our society.
– Caisha Wilkes

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FBINAA Youth Leadership Program Scholarship Award

2017 John A. Wagner, Jr. Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations! The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation John A. Wagner, Jr. Youth Leadership Program 2017 Scholarship Award winner is Nicholas Ingold!

The award is named for the late John A. Wagner, Jr., a graduate of the 116th FBINAA Session and a member of the Pennsylvania Chapter. John was elected to the Executive Board in 1994 where he was instrumental in establishing the Youth Leadership Program.

The FBINAA Youth Leadership Program consists of high school students, 14 to 16 years of age, who are selected for their leadership qualities, academic prowess, and social skills, as well as the endorsement of their peers, teachers, and co-sponsoring FBINAA Chapter Members. The recipient is selected by the YLP Counselors as the student demonstrating all the attributes that the Program exemplifies including leadership.

Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce that all past and present members of the FBINAA Youth Leadership Program are eligible for Justice Federal Credit Union membership.

Individuals interested in attending a future Youth Leadership Program (YLP) should contact their local FBINAA Chapter for further information, or visit fbinaa.org.

Building Futures Across the Nation

2017 Scholarship Recipients Recognized

Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation congratulates its scholarship recipients in the 2017 “Building Futures across the Nation.”

The scholarship competition was created to encourage continuing education while reaching out to the Justice and Law Enforcement community.

Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic record, leadership qualities, and community involvement. Fifty percent of the funds awarded go to individuals pursuing a degree in the Field of Justice. The Scholarship Competition is open to Justice Federal Credit Union Members and their dependents. To learn more, visit www.jfcu.org/scholarship.

The students selected have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and to pursuing future educational opportunities. In addition, their dedication to serving their communities through participation in innovative programs that assist others is truly inspiring, and supports the Credit Union philosophy of “People Helping People.”

Congratulations and best wishes to the following 2017 scholarship recipients —

Alizah Robinson, Virginia Tech
Aretha Brooks, University of Phoenix
Tene Carr, California Southern University

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In Memorial

William (Bill) H. Garvie

Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation is saddened of the loss of William (Bill) H. Garvie, 75, on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Mr. Garvie served on the Justice Federal Credit Union Board of Directors since 1985, and on the Board of Directors of the Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation.

Mr. Garvie retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, (FBI) as a member of the Senior Executive Service. During a long and active career, he was involved with a number of high-profile cases, including the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, that killed 259 people in 1988.

Mr. Garvie held a law degree, from JFK School of Government at Harvard University, and was a longtime civic leader in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, where he served as a City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem. In addition, he was a successful business owner of Aunt Martha’s Bed and Breakfast, an Investigative Agency, and a residential construction company. He volunteered with numerous organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Shelter House, American Cancer Society and Guardian Ad Litem.

In honor and memory of Bill Garvie, the Foundation has made a $1,000 contribution to the St. Mary’s School Soccer Field Fund.

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Disaster Relief Assistance Grants

Houston, South Florida, California

The Foundation's first hardship grants went to the following organizations helping their members and Justice Federal Credit Union Members with disaster relief in Houston, South Florida, California: the National Sheriffs’ Association, the FBI Agents Association and the FBI G-Man Organization – Houston, Texas.

The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation provided grants of $1,000 each to the National Sheriffs’ Association, the FBI Agents Association and the FBI G-Man Organization – Houston, Texas to support relief and recovery efforts resulting from Hurricane Harvey, which brought about the worst flooding disaster in U.S. history. Widespread flooding caused catastrophic damage in Texas and along the Gulf Coast.

Grant monies were used to provide shelter, food, comfort and emergency support for individuals and families within the justice community.

The Foundation grants helped speed the recovery during the challenging weeks and months of the hurricane’s aftermath.

FBI LEEDA Insighter Magazine about Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation:

The Justice Federal Credit Union Foundation was founded to provide assistance to help build and en-hance resiliency of those who have suffered a hardship, to empower those seeking to further their education, and to improve the lives of Members and their families within the justice and law enforcement community.
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