BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (4/22/09)--The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) elected five incumbent representatives to its board of directors during its annual meeting April 17-18. The representatives are:
* Chuck Albrecht, Mid-Minnesota FCU, Baxter; * Jim Carrier, Buckbee-Mears Employees CU, St. Paul; * Nick Meyer, Minnesota Valley FCU, Mankato; * Patrick Pierce, City and County CU, St. Paul; and * Harry Carter, TopLine FCU, Maple Grove.
The board also re-elected table officers for 2009:
* Chairman Carter; * Vice Chairman Kyle Markland, Affinity Plus FCU, St. Paul; and * Treasury/Secretary Pierce.
Kris Mecham, Credit Union National Association chairman, spoke to attendees of the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s annual meeting April 17-18. He encouraged credit unions to act cooperatively to get through tough economic times. (Photo provided by the Minnesota Credit Union Network)
The annual meeting also featured guest speakers Keith Morton, National Credit Union Administration Region IV director, and Kris Mecham, Credit Union National Association board chair. Morton pledged to provide credit unions with open and direct information about the Corporate Stabilization Program. He urged credit unions to promote confidence in the system among, communities, volunteers and employees. “By working together in collaboration, we can get through these tough times,” Morton said. “However, we need to act cooperatively to get through this. “Consumer confidence in credit unions has never been greater--seize that recognition,” Mecham added.