DENVER. Colo. (5/25/10)--John Dill has stepped down as president/CEO of the Credit Union Association of Colorado (CUAC), effective immediately, CUAC's Board of Directors announced Monday. Pete Kirchhof, CUAC's former senior vice president of government affairs, has been named interim president/CEO. "John Dill came to CUAC to revitalize and reinvigorate the credit union movement in Colorado and Wyoming," said board Chairman Mike Williams. "He had a strategic vision and put in place a legislative and political plan that has given CUAC’s membership a solid foundation. "We thank John for his leadership over the past six years as we look forward to a new strategy to meet the pressing demands of a challenging economy," Williams added. "The board is optimistic about the future in spite of the economic downturn and we want our member credit unions to thrive and grow as the economy recovers.” "CUAC is a great organization, and I wish all the members and staff much success in the future," said Dill. Credit Union National Association President/CEO Dan Mica said, "We wish John well in whatever path he chooses next and appreciate the work he has done at the state level, and nationally through AACUL [American Association of Credit Union Leagues], in the areas of political and grassroots organizing and public affairs campaigns. We look forward to continuing to work with the leadership of the Colorado and Wyoming Leagues on behalf of credit unions." CUAC's board will begin the search for a new CEO immediately.