MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (12/18/07)--The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced the results of two elections for the CUNA Board of Directors. In District 3, Class C, Tom Dorety, president/CEO of Suncoast Schools FCU, Tampa, Fla., was the successful candidate in a contest against Bruce Burns, chairman, SRP FCU, North Augusta, S.C. Doerty will begin a full three-year term March 3, 2008. In District 5, Class A, Winona Nava, president/CEO of Guadalupe CU, Santa Fe, N.M., won a four-way election to fill the unexpired term of Mary Shipe, who resigned from the board, effective Dec. 31. Nava will take office Jan. 1, for a term that will expire in 2009. Other candidates in that election were: Brian J. Barkdull, president/CEO, American Southwest CU, Sierra Vista, Ariz.; Paul Brucker, president, Railway CU, Mandan, N.D.; and Marsha Tynsky, president, Trona Valley Community FCU, Green River, Wyo. Dorety and Nava will join new board members Mary Cunningham, president/CEO, USA FCU, San Diego, and Edwin L. Williams, president/CEO Discovery FCU, Wyomissing, Pa., who will take office March 3. Cunningham represents District 6, Class B, and Williams, District 1, Class A. Incumbents who ran unopposed and were re-elected in their districts earlier are:
* District 1, Class D: Joseph G. Bergeron, president, Association of Vermont Credit Unions, South Burlington, Vt. * District 2, Class B: William A. Herring, president/CEO, Cincinnati Central CU, Cincinnati, Ohio; * District 2, Class D: Paul L. Mercer, president, Ohio Credit Union System, Dublin, Ohio; * District 4, Class A: Pat Wesenberg, president/CEO, Point Plus CU, Stevens Point, Wis.; and * District 5, Class C: Harriet May, CEO, GECU, El Paso, Texas.