ARLINGTON, Va. (2/1/11)--National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) Chairman Tom Candon (Vt.) has announced changes to the NASCUS Board of Directors. Howard Pitkin, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Banking, has been appointed to the board. Pitkin previously served on the board from 2003 to 2005 when he was the agency’s administrator of depository institutions. He has more than 30 years of experience as a state regulator. Pitkin is filling an unexpired one-year term, which will end in September. Also, the board elected Mary Hughes, Idaho Department of Finance’s Financial Institutions bureau chief, to serve as the group’s secretary/treasurer. Hughes follows Sue Cowan, who held the position as a board member when she most recently served as the director of the Wisconsin Office of Credit Unions.