HARRISBURG, Pa. (3/29/11)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation (PCUF) board approved several grants and nominated two board members to serve as at-large members for three-year terms during a meeting Friday. Those nominated as at-large members are George Nahodil, executive vice president of Members lst FCU, Mechanicsburg, and Jeff DeBree, CEO of Penn East FCU, Scranton. The nominations are subject to approval from the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) board (Life is a Highway
March 28. Also appointed were PCUA board members Louise Lingenfelser and Maria LaVelle to serve additional three-year terms. The PCUF board also approved:
* A $2,000 grant to the American Red Cross for Japan earthquake relief; * A $2,000 grant to Westmoreland Community FCU for tornado disaster relief; * The formation of a Haitian task force to recruit volunteer members; * Inclusion of PCUF in the National Credit Union Foundation's funding to provide Reality Fairs in Pennsylvania; and * Thirteen grants totaling $49,512, granted between Nov. 5, 2010 and March 24, 2011.
PCUF also approved the first four grants under its small credit union webinar training grant program, Credit unions with assets up to $20 million can apply for a grant up to $1,000 or the cost of four training webinars, whichever is less.