MADISON, Wis. (5/19/09)--The new executive committee and officers for the CUNA Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council were announced during the council’s 15th annual conference and roundtable, May 17-20, in Las Vegas. Pam Finch, vice president of administration and chief financial officer (CFO) for Mid Minnesota FCU in Baxter, Minn., moved from vice chair to chair. She replaces Erin Mendez, senior vice president of finance and information technology for SchoolsFirst FCU in Santa Ana, Calif., who reached her term limit as chair but will remain on the committee. Dan Leclerc, CFO for Lacamas Community CU in Camas, Wash., was named vice chair. Brandon Michaels, CFO for San Francisco Fire CU in San Francisco, is secretary/treasurer. During recent elections, Michaels and Derrick Peterson, senior vice president and CFO for Public Employees CU in Austin, Texas, were elected to the executive committee. They replace outgoing members Louis (Jay) Scungio, vice president of finance and chief financial officer for Freedom CU in Springfield, Mass.; and Peg Lamb, senior vice president of finance for DFCU Financial CU in Dearborn, Mich. Other committee members are:
* M.J. Coon, senior vice president and CFO for Ent FCU in Colorado Springs, Colo.; * Robert Warren Jr., senior vice president and CFO of Virginia CU in Richmond, Va.; * Steve Smith, CFO for Sharonview FCU in Fort Mill, S.C.; and * Kevin Brueseke, CEO and CFO for the Missouri Credit Union Association.