BEAVERTON, Ore. (1/17/08)--Gene Pelham, president/CEO of Rogue FCU in Medford,
Ore was re-elected to a three-year term on the Credit Union Association of Oregon (CUAO) board of directors and elected as vice chair. Pelham has served on the CUAO board of directors since 2001. He also served on the Governmental Affairs Committee since 2001 and serves as chair of the Oregon Credit Union Foundation. The search committee will select a new CUAO president to succeed Gene Poitras who retired Nov. 30. “Gene will continue to play a vital role in the leadership search over the next six months and will be involved in the transition phase when the new leadership is chosen,” said Shirley Cate, chair of the CUAO board. Other CUAO board members are:
* Chair: Cate, Providence Health Systems FCU, Milwaukie; * Treasurer: Bill Anderson, Mid Oregon FCU, Bend; * Secretary: Cameron Dickey, Advantis CU, Milwaukie; * Director: Kevin Cole, Oregon Employees FCU, Salem; * Director: Bob Corwin, First Tech CU, Beaverton; * Director: Doug Mountain, Legacy FCU, Portland; * Director: Bob Newcomb, SELCO Community CU, Eugene; * Director: Debra Riggle, OSU FCU, Corvalis; and * Director: Mark Zook, Marion & Polk Schools CU, Salem.