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Illinois league foundation elect officials
Incoming Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) chairman, John Bratsakis (left), receives his oath of office from outgoing chairman, Carl Sorgatz, at ICUL’s annual convention last weekend.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (4/23/08)--The Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) elected its table officers for the coming year at its 78th Annual Convention in Chicago last week. Also, the Illinois Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) and the Illinois Credit Union Political Action Council (CUPAC) elected officers and directors to their respective boards. John Bratsakis, senior vice president of business development for Baxter CU, Vernon Hills, was elected league chairman for a one-year term. He also will serve as chairman for the ICUL Service Corporation (LSC). Outgoing chairman Carl Sorgatz will continue his term as ICUL director for the Aurora Chapter of Credit Unions, a position he has held since 1993. Sorgatz is CEO of Hawthorne CU, Naperville. Geraldine Burek, CEO, South Division CU, Evergreen Park, was elected as secretary/treasurer.
The Illinois Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) board of directors elected at the Illinois Credit Union League’s annual convention include (from left): Front row, John Fiore, CEO, Motorola ECU; Vice Chairman Greg Worthen, director of lending, Olin Community CU; Janet Francoeur, CEO, Riverside Community CU; and Peggy Cummins, CEO, Three Rivers Community CU; and back row, Steve O’Mara, US ECU; Chairman Ed Jacob, CEO, North Side Community FCU; Geraldine Burek, CEO, South Division CU; and Secretary/Treasurer David Mooney, CEO, Alliant CU. (Photos provided by the Illinois Credit Union League)
The ICUF held its annual meeting and elected new officers and one new director. They included: Chairman Ed Jacob, CEO, North Side Community FCU, Chicago; Vice Chairman Greg Worthen, director of lending, Olin Community CU, Bethalto; and Secretary/Treasurer David Mooney, CEO, Alliant CU, Chicago. Geraldine Burek, CEO, South Division CU, Evergreen Park, was elected to a three-year term as a new member on the board. Current board members include: Peggy Cummins, CEO, Three Rivers Community CU, Mt. Carmel; John Fiore, CEO, Motorola Employees CU, Schaumburg; Janet Francoeur, CEO, Riverside Community CU, Kankakee; Katherine Hoeper, CEO, KONE Employees CU, Moline; and Steve O’Mara, US Employees CU, Chicago. CUPAC elected its board of directors at its annual meeting. Officers elected to one-year terms included: Chairman Frank Padak, CEO Scott CU, Collinsville; Vice Chairman
Illinois Credit Union Political Action Council’s (CUPAC) board and officers include: (front row) Secretary Brenda Crane, chief operating officer, Credit Union 1; Vice Chairman Karen Woods, marketing director, Decatur Earthmover CU; Treasurer John Fiore, CEO, Motorola ECU; RaeAnn Love, CEO, Commonwealth CU; and Christine Dickover, CEO of H-F CU. Back row, Bob Schroeder, CEO, Illinois Community CU; Chairman Frank Padak, CEO, Scott CU; Mike Frye, chairman, Shell Community FCU; and Pete Fauth, vice president/chief financial officer, Financial Plus CU.
Karen Woods, marketing director, Decatur Earthmover CU, Decatur; Secretary Brenda Crane, chief operating officer, Credit Union 1, Rantoul; and Treasurer John Fiore, CEO, Motorola ECU, Schaumburg. Board members re-elected to one-year terms included: Tom Enos, business development director, First Northern CU, Chicago; Pete Fauth, vice president/ CFO, Financial Plus CU, Ottawa; Mike Frye, chairman, Shell Community FCU, East Alton; and Robert Schroeder, CEO, Illinois Community CU, Sycamore. Also, Christine Dickover, CEO of H-F CU, Country Club Hills; and RaeAnn Love, CEO, Commonwealth CU, Bourbonnais, were elected to one-year terms as a result of two directors retiring from the CUPAC board.


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