NEW YORK (8/2/11)--The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions elected five members to its board of directors, and elected a new board chairman during its 37th Annual Conference on Serving the Underserved.
The elections resulted in five new directors representing two of the federation’s regions and the at-large (nationwide) category, and re-election of incumbents in the remaining two regions. Election results include:
* Chairman--Lynda Milton, president/CEO Team Financial FCU, Houston; * Vice-Chair--Deyanira DelRío, board chairman at the Lower East Side People’s FCU, New York; *Treasurer-- Edgar Cosner, president/CEO of The United FCU, Morgantown, W.Va.; * Recording Secretary--Shirley Spruill, manager & president of Renaissance Community Development CU, Somerset, N.J.; * Corresponding Secretary--Michael Chan, board president of Northeast Community FCU, San Francisco.
There are currently nine females and six males on the board of directors; eight are African-American, one is Asian, one is Latino, and five are white/Anglo. Elected to three-year terms are:
* In Region 1 (East), Shirley Spruill, manager and president of the board at Renaissance Community Development CU, Somerset, NJ; * In Region 2 (South), Permelia “Pam” Murphy, president and board treasurer, Citizens Choice FCU, Natchez, Miss., and Mignhon Tourné, president/CEO of ASI FCU, Harahan, La.; * In Region 3 (Mid/South West), Milton. * In Region 4 (West), Gary Bell, CEO, Cooperative Center FCU, Berkeley, Calif., and Robin Romano, CEO, MariSol FCU, Phoenix. * At-large director, Sheilah Montgomery, president/CEO of Credit Union of Atlanta.
Federation directors may serve up to three, three-year terms. Board officers serve one-year terms.