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CU System briefs (03/17/2014)
  • Click to view larger image DEXSTA FCU's Erin Hogan, left, Christine Trincia, Daryl McEwen; David Clendaniel and Connie Sanders, Dover FCU; and DEXSTA FCU's George Fitzgerald, Kathy Murschell and Jerry King met with U.S. Rep. John Carney (D-Wilmington), center, during February's Hike the Hill. (Delaware Credit Union League photo)
    NEW CASTLE, Del. (3/17/14) --Thirty-three Delaware credit union advocates met with their congressional delegation during the Credit Union National Association's Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) last month. Connie Sanders, the GAC Crasher from Dover (Del.) FCU, updated U.S. Rep. John Carney (D-Wilmington) on credit union topics. According to the March 14 issue of Together, Carney appeared to be well-versed on the issues including the credit union tax status. The contingent also met briefly with Sen. Tom Carper (D-Wilmington) ...
  • MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (3/17/14)--The Massachusetts Credit Union League is hosting a seminar on elder financial abuse April 15 in Milford, Mass. The first session is the "Massachusetts Credit Union Reporting Project," which provides an outline for identifying and reporting abuse to appropriate parties (Daily CU Scan March 14). Other topics include scams, schemes, homeowner displacement and community outreach ...
  • WESTBROOK, Maine (3/17/14)--A severe winter storm caused the Maine Credit Union League to cancel its annual Maine Credit Union Day at the State House in Augusta last week. Registration is still open for the rescheduled meeting, set for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday (Weekly Update March 14). Nearly 80 credit union representatives have registered. "It would be nice to get that number up to at least 100," said Jon Paradise, league vice president of governmental and public affairs. He added, "Having a credit union representative available from nearly every district when legislators visit our event has a powerful and positive impact"  ...
  • LOS ANGELES (3/17/14)-- Los Angeles Firemen's CU will change its name to Firefighters First CU, effective March 31. The $856 million-asset credit union sought a name that would honor its history of serving California's community of firefighters and their family members but reflect the nearly 270 fire departments it serves. It stressed that it is committed to exclusively serve full-time, paid, active and retired professional firefighters within the state of California ...
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (3/17/14)--Robert Miller, a former deputy commissioner and commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic Development, has been named the new CEO of Vermont State Employees CU, Montpelier. Currently, Miller is a managing director at Conning Inc., Hartford, Conn. He will start at the $618 million-asset credit union March 31. Miller worked at Citibank units before becoming the Director of Financial Services Development for the state of Vermont. He will succeed Steve Post, who is retiring after 23 years. Post will remain on as president until July 1 when Miller will take on the title of president/CEO ...


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