BILOXI, Miss. (6/3/14)--Nearly 600 credit union professionals, volunteers and guests witnessed the induction of four new members into the Mississippi Credit Union Association's Hall of Fame last month during its annual meeting.
Held in Biloxi, Miss., four new league board members were also elected during the meeting.
Hall of Fame inductees included:
- James Dewey, director, Gulf Coast Community FCU, Gulfport, Miss., with $81 million in assets. Dewey recently passed away at the age of 67 after 41 years of service at credit unions (See
- Lonnie Boykins, director, Mutual CU, Vicksburg, Miss., with $175 million in assets, for 38 years of service;
- Charles McNair, director, Magnolia FCU, Jackson, Miss., with $128 million in assets, for 38 years of service; and
- James Ware, director, Gulf Coast Community CU, for 41 years of service.
Credit union leaders elected to serve three-year terms on the league board included: Billy Bridges, board chair, Mutual CU; Steve Pollman, president/CEO, Magnolia FCU; Elmer Dickens, board chair, Gulf Coast Community FCU; and Brig. Gen. Richard Moss (retired), director, Keesler FCU, Biloxi, with $2.1 billion in assets.
Chris Hammond, president/CEO, Central Sunbelt FCU, Laurel, Miss., with $192 million in assets; and Kathy Scarbrough, chief communications officer, Navigator CU, Pascagoula, Miss., with $273 million in assets, were each elected to finish out unexpired terms.