COLUMBIA, S.C. (8/6/08)--The National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) re-elected two regional coordinators, confirmed a new coordinator, and elected the chairman of the NYIB Executive Committee during the annual meeting in Las Vegas July 31. Brandon Pugh, director of communications and public relations at the South Carolina Credit Union League, will chair the NYIB for 2008-09. He succeeds John Faries, Credit Union Development Educator, and vice president of accounting and marketing at Space Age FCU, Aurora, Colo. NYIB regional coordinators elected to two years terms include:
* Incumbent Rebecca Isaacs, business development director, Credit Union Association of New Mexico, South West regional coordinator; * Joni Herrmann, public relations officer, Neighbors FCU, Baton Rouge, La., South Central regional coordinator; and * Incumbent Pugh, South East regional coordinator.
Continuing the second year of their terms are:
* Karen Smith, director of outreach services, Montana Credit Unions for Community Development, Helena, Mont., North West regional coordinator; * Pamela Swope, marketing manager, FinancialEdge Community CU, Bay City, Mich., North Central regional coordinator; and * Mary Ann Demczak, financial counselor, Clearview FCU, Moon Township, Pa., North East regional coordinator.
Afterward, the executive committee elected as officers:
* Swope, vice chairman; * Smith, secretary; * Isaacs, treasurer; and * Herrmann, media manager.
The group will reconvene Sept. 27-30 for its annual planning session.