ONTARIO, Calif. (8/1/13)--Tena Lozano, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues' consumer advocacy manager and executive director for the Richard Myles Johnson (RMJ) Foundation, has been elected chairman of the board of the California Jump$tart Coalition--the state chapter of the national not-for-profit organization that promotes financial literacy among the nation's youth.
"The coalition's mission very much parallels the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation's goal of improving the personal financial education of young people," said Lozano.
The 19-member board implements the mission and vision of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy in the state. It assists the personal finance education community and supports the implementation of personal finance education from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The board consists of professionals from education, finance and accounting, business and government.
The California Credit Union league has been associated with the state Jump$tart Coalition since its organization in 2000. Lozano became a member of the coalition in 2007 through her work with the foundation. The RMJ Foundation for California and Nevada for credit unions supports youth financial education and continuing education for credit union leaders.