OMAHA, Neb. (6/21/10)--The Nebraska Credit Union League and Nebraska Credit Union League Services Corp. boards named new officers during a reorganization meeting after the league’s 76th annual meeting convention. League board of directors include:
* Chairman--Tom Kjar, president/CEO, Creighton FCU, Omaha; * First Vice Chair--Ken Bradshaw, president/CEO, Liberty First CU, Lincoln; * Second Vice Chair--Mary Johnson, president/CEO, Omaha (Neb.) Police FCU; * Secretary/Treasurer--Scott Sullivan, president/CEO, Nebraska Credit Union League.
League Services Corp. board of directors officers include:
* Chairman--Bradshaw; * Vice Chair--Johnson; and * Secretary/Treasurer, Ronny Miller, president/CEO, Gallup FCU, Omaha.
Each officer will serve until the 77th annual meeting next June in Omaha. Also at the meeting, Jerry Barnett, president/CEO of Lincoln (Neb.) Goodyear Employees FCU--now LincOne FCU--received the 2010 Credit Union Professional Distinguished Service Award. Barnett began his career in 1977 at Burlington Northern CU as a teller, and joined Lincoln Goodyear in 1983 as a loan officer. In 1990, he was named CEO. According to Barnett’s nomination letter, every issue that comes before him is addressed from the perspective of how it will affect members. He has stated that there is no better feeling than helping members realize a dream or help them work their way out of a difficult financial situation. He believes that members are like family.