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NASCUS Elects Michigan Regulator As Chairman, Tierney As Advisory Council Chair
ARLINGTON, Va. (9/24/13)--The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) elected its board officers and advisory council officers, while three sitting board members officially began new three-year terms, during its 2013 Annual Meeting Sept. 18 in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho.
 
New board officers are:
  • Chairman, John Kolhoff, director for the Michigan Office of Credit Unions;
  • Chairman-elect, Michael Wettrich, deputy superintendent for credit unions, Division of Financial Institutions, Ohio Department of Commerce; and
  • Secretary-treasurer Mary Ellen O'Neill, Financial Institutions Division, Connecticut Department of Banking.
Kolhoff appointed Jay P. Bienvenu, senior deputy commissioner with the Massachusetts Division of Banks, to a one-year term on the board.

Three sitting NASCUS board members will begin serving three-year terms that end in September 2016:
  • John  Fields, deputy chief examiner with the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions;
  • Linda Jekel, director, Division of Credit Unions with the Washington Department of Financial Institutions; and
  • Steve Pleger, senior deputy commissioner with the Georgia Department Of Banking and Finance.
Other sitting members of the board include Orla Beth Peck, supervisor of credit unions, Utah Department of Financial Institutions; and Werner Paul, deputy commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions.
 
Also, two state credit union CEOs began new three-year terms on NASCUS' Credit Union Advisory Council, a group of 11 directors composed of credit union executives from around the country. They are: Lori Rush, Universal 1 CU, Dayton, Ohio, representing District 1, and Parker Cann, BECU, Seattle, Wash., representing District 4. Their terms expire in September 2016.
 
The Advisory Council also elected its officers.  Catherine Tierney, Community First CU, Appleton, Wis., will continue as chairman.  Linda Childs, Knoxville (Tenn.) Post Office CU, was elected chair-elect, and Patty Idol, Mountain CU, Waynesville, N.C., was elected secretary.
 
Other Advisory Council members include:Jason Boesch, Oklahoma RE&T Employees CU,  Oklahoma City;
  • Bob Fouch, Corporate Central CU, Muskego, Wis.;
  • Michael J. Kurish, Associated School Employees CU, Youngstown, Ohio;
  • Ron McDaniel, California CU, Glendale, Calif.;
  • Terry West, Vystar CU, Jacksonville, Fla.; and
  • Mike Williams, Colorado CU, Littleton, Colo.
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