SHREVEPORT, La. (8/19/13)--Lynette Smith, president/CEO of the $89 million Washington Gas Light FCU in Springfield, Va., was elected board chairman of the African-American Credit Union Coalition at the organization's annual conference earlier this month.
"I look forward to serving credit unions nationwide," Smith told News Now
. "My top priority is to increase our presence through marketing and social media."
Other board officers include:
Vice chair--Mark S. Brantley, chairman, Municipal Employees FCU, New York;
Treasurer--Tim Anderson, president/CEO, Government Printing Office FCU, Washington, D.C.; and
Secretary--Tonita Webb, chief administrative officer, Seattle (Wash.) Metropolitan CU;
Also elected to the board was Ed Presnell, vice president of administrative services, SRP FCU, North Augusta, S.C.
Other AACUC board members include:
Sheilah Montgomery, president/CEO, Credit Union of Atlanta (Ga.);
Helen Godfrey-Smith, president/CEO, Shreveport (La.) FCU;
Barbara Stephens, president/CEO, Houston (Texas) Metropolitan FCU; and
Bert J. Hash Jr., president/CEO, MECU of Baltimore.