SAN ANTONIO (9/8/08)--Three Texas credit union leaders were honored with awards at the Texas Credit Union League's Leadership Conference & Visionary Expo, held last week in San Antonio (LoneStar Leaguer Sept. 5). Professional of the Year Award went to Michael Brown, president of JSC FCU, Houston, for more than 20 years. During his tenure, the credit union has grown to more than $1 billion assets from $35 million. He is the current president of the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions and past president of the Credit Union Managers Association of Southeast Texas. Named Volunteer of the Year was Joyce Gibson, who has served as board member of City CU, Dallas, since 1984. She has held positions including that of board chair, vice chair, secretary and treasurer, and has chaired numerous committees. Gibson currently chairs the credit union's political action committee. Sherry Roman was presented the Small Credit Union Achiever award. Roman has been with T & P FCU, Big Spring, for 25 years and is active in the Big Spring Chapter of Credit Unions. She has held leadership roles, including president, secretary/treasurer, and TCUL PAC coordinator. She chairs the Small Credit Union Committee.