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* NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (6/18/08)--Michigan Credit Union League has added three new staff to its governmental affairs team: Marcia Hagenbarth, David Mroz and Jamie Wolfe. Hagenbarth is legislative affairs director, succeeding Andrew Doerr. She will oversee the league's legislative, grassroots advocacy and political action programs. She has more than nine years' experience in Lansing, most recently as assistant director of government affairs for SEIU Healthcare. David Mroz is the new political affairs coordinator, succeeding Nancy Short. He will direct the league's political fundraising, grassroots advocacy and campaign-related programs. Mroz formerly was Michigan political/field director for the Mitt Romney for President campaign. Wolfe is governmental affairs support specialist, succeeding Angie Hall. She previously was an administrative assistant with Aerostek Staffing. Wolfe has three years' experience as an administrative assistant in the Michigan House of Representatives … * GREAT FALLS, Mont. (6/18/08)--Electric City FCU (ECFCU) is merging with 1st Liberty FCU, Great Falls, Mont., to better serve ECFCU’s members. ECFCU’s members will have access to electronic bill pay, Internet banking and other services. (Great Falls Tribune June 12). ECFCU has $900,000 in assets. 1st Liberty has $113 million in assets ... * TULSA, Okla. (6/18/08)--Mayes County FCU, Pryor, Okla., is merging with Red Crown FCU, Tulsa. The merger will be complete at the end of the year. Red Crown will take over Pryor officially July 1. Mayes County FCU will be renamed Red Crown FCU, Mayes County Branch (Tulsa World June 17). Mayes County FCU has $21 million in assets. Red Crown has $81.5 million in assets ... * BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (6/18/08)--The board of directors at Jefferson County Teachers’ CU, Birmingham, Ala., announced it will change the credit union’s name to eCO CU, effective July 1. The name change allows the credit union to appeal to a more diverse membership. “We took the ‘e’ from Educators and ‘CO’ from Community,” said eCO CEO Joey Hand. eCO has $88 million in assets ...


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