BALTIMORE (5/12/09)--The African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) has created an Eastern Region Chapter, according to the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association. The chapter comprises Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Washington, D.C. (FOCUS Newsletter
May 11). The first networking meeting is scheduled for June 13 in Baltimore. Heading the chapter are:
* President Thelma Matthews, MECU, Baltimore; * Vice President Michael Richardson, Mid-Atlantic FCU, Germantown, Md.; * Secretary Joann Clark, DC FCU, Washington, D.C.; * Treasurer Mark Brantley, Municipal CU of New York, New York City; and * Parliamentarian Adrian Johnson, MECU.
The chapter hopes to build an alliance of credit union professionals in the region and provide financial literacy and outreach in communities.