WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (11/4/13)--The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation board of directors elected officers and welcomed a new member at its annual meeting on Oct. 23, said the North Carolina Credit Union League (Weekly Conversation
Raleigh, N.C.-based Local Government FCU Executive Vice President Mark Caverly was named to the foundation's board as part of a series of decisions that saw all officers re-elected to their positions.
Caverly also serves as president of the Tarheel Chapter of the North Carolina Credit Union League, and is a member of the NCCUL Government Affairs Committee. He has also testified about the Credit Card Interchange Fees Act of 2009 before the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee, speaking on behalf of the Credit Union National Association and the Electronic Payments Coalition.
Brian Sponaugle, chief operating officer for Greenville (S.C.) FCU, was re-elected to a three-year term on the board. He will also chair a newly formed advisory committee made up of credit union business partners advocating on behalf of the foundation.
Judy Tharp, president/CEO of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Piedmont Advantage CU, will continue to serve as chair of the foundation. Jennifer Parker, senior vice president of Strategic Alliances for Founders FCU, Lancaster, S.C., will continue as vice chair. John Slack, chief sales officer for Palmetto Cooperative Services, will retain his role as secretary/treasurer.
The foundation board of directors also includes:
- Michelle Bragg, Sharonview FCU, Fort Mill, S.C.;
- Steve Fowler, South Carolina Credit Union League;
- Beverly Gagne, SAFE FCU, Sumter, S.C.;
- Chuck Purvis, Coastal FCU, Raleigh, N.C.;
- John Radebaugh, president/CEO of NCCUL; and
- Mark Twisdale, State Employees' CU, Raleigh.