HARRISBURG, Pa. (5/18/11)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union
Association (PCUA) and the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation (PCUF) have elected new board officers, according to PCUA (Life is a Highway
May 17). Mike Kaczenski, CEO of Sun East FCU, Aston, has been elected chairman of PCUA's board, succeeding Ray Brunner, CEO of WEST AIRCOMM FCU, Beaver. Brunner's term ended Friday at the conclusion of PCUA's 77th Annual Convention. Kaczenski has served on the board since 2004 and was vice chairman the past two years. Maria LaVelle, CEO of Westmoreland Community FCU, Greensburg, was elected vice chairman of the PCUA Board. LaVelle has served on the board since 2009. She also is a member of the foundation's board. Brunner will become the foundation's chairman for a two-year term, succeeding Diana Roberts, Hershey (Pa.) FCU. Kaczenski will serve as an ex officio member of the PCUF board, along with Roberts, who replaces foundation chairman Norb Kaczmarek on the board. Also, Carol Fastrich-Aranos of AmeriChoice FCU, Mechanicsburg, was named to the PCUF board to fill a seat vacated by Margie Coan of Transit Workers FCU, Philadelphia.