SAN DIEGO (11/21/07)--Lynn Athens, president/CEO of Spectrum FCU in San Francisco, was named California Credit Union League (CCUL) board chairman during the recent CCUL Annual Meeting and Convention held in San Diego. Athens began her career in credit unions in 1975, and has worked at several San Francisco area credit unions. In 1991, she arrived at Spectrum FCU, where she served as president/CEO since 1996. She has served on the CCUL Government Relations Committee for four years, and is the past chair of the Fiscal Affairs Committee. She also has served on the CCUL Political Action Committee, as well as the Bylaws Committee, and Awards Committee. Other elected CCUL officers are:
* First Vice Chairman: Brett Martinez, president/CEO, Redwood CU, Santa Rosa; * Second Vice Chairman: Jeff York, president/CEO, CoastHills FCU, Lompoc; * Executive Committee: Darren Williams, president/CEO, Wescom CU, Pasadena; * Executive Committee: Eileen Rivera, president/CEO, FAA First FCU, Hawthorne; and * Ex Officio Committee Member: Debra Grisamer, president/CEO, Alta Vista CU, San Bernardino.