Farmers & Merchants Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Charles Butler announced that Stanley R. Zaremba was appointed to the bank’s board of directors effective May 20.

Zaremba is a retired school administrator and served for many years in both teaching and administrative positions. Most recently, he served as a principal in the Northwest R-I School District for 10 years. He also was a principal in the St. Clair R-XIII School District for 19 years.

“He has dedicated his entire career in furthering the education of local children both as a teacher and in an administrative capacity as a principal,” Butler said.

Zaremba currently lives in the Robertsville area and has been active in the community as a member of several organizations, including the Lions Club for 29 years, Knights of Columbus for 31 years and as a member of the parish council at St. Francis of Assisi Church.

“Mr. Zaremba is a proven leader and has made and continues to contribute to our communities,” Butler said. “We welcome his wealth of knowledge as a lifelong educator, which we are confident will contribute to Farmers & Merchants Bank’s continued growth and success. His proven leadership and vision will be a wonderful asset on the FMB’s board of directors.”

Zaremba joins Butler and other board members Connie Hughes, Edward Lewis, William Juengel, Jay Rice, Ron Blum, David Grant Waller and T. Scott Waller.