ALBANY, N.Y. (6/4/13)--Eight individuals have been named winners of the Credit Union Association of New York's 2013 Recognition Awards for professionals and volunteers. The winners will be honored June 14 at CUANY's Annual Meeting and Convention in Lake George.
The judges looked for individuals and credit unions that show an ongoing dedication to the credit union philosophy, community involvement, volunteerism, professionalism and youth financial education.
The award categories and recipients include:
- New York Credit Union Hall of Fame Inductee: John Felton, CEO, Southern Chautauqua FCU, Lakewood;
- Outstanding Volunteers: Donald Bruning, board president, Great Erie FCU, Orchard Park ($50 million to $250 million in assets); Don Briner, associate board member, Hudson River Community CU, Corinth ($50 million to $250 million in assets); and Ann Tyler, board chairman, AmeriCU CU, Rome (more than $250 million in assets);
- Outstanding Professionals: Marsha Brauer, manager/CEO, Clarence Community & Schools FCU, Clarence (up to $50 million in assets); William Carhart, CEO, Oswego County FCU, Oswego ($50 million to $250 million in assets); and Lisa Whitaker, president/CEO, CFCU Community CU, Ithaca (more than $250 million in assets); and
- Outstanding Young Professional: Lisa Totaro, marketing associate, Sunmark FCU, Latham.