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Former CUNA Board member Cornelia Downs dies
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (3/19/12)--Cornelia (McCall) Downs, retired CEO of Panama City, Fla.-based NCSC FCU (now Innovations FCU), died Wednesday. She was 78.

Downs was CEO of the credit union for about 34 years, retiring in 1996.  She served on the board of directors for the Gulf Coast Chapter of Credit Unions and held numerous offices, including president of the chapter. 

Downs served on the Florida Credit Union League (now the League of Southeastern Credit Unions) board of directors and became the league's first woman chairman. She served credit unions for many years and held various positions on the Credit Union National Association Board.

She is survived by three children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday.


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