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Virginia League Announces Board Election Results
LYNCHBURG, Va. (5/15/13)--The Virginia Credit Union League announced the results of recent elections in its board of directors' reorganization meeting.

Officers elected were:

  • Chairman--Suzanne Hodgins, UVA Community CU, Charlottesville;
  • Vice Chairman --Karen Orie, Hampton Roads Educators' CU, Hampton;
  • Treasurer--Rose Gilliam, Argent CU, Richmond; and
  • Secretary--Chris Williams, Henrico (Va.) FCU.
Other board election results include:

  • Stan Leicester, BayPort CU, Newport News, re-elected to represent credit unions with $50 million or more in assets in the Hampton Roads and Tidewater chapters;


  • Iris Ellis, Assurance FCU, Richmond, re-elected to represent credit unions with less than $50 million in assets in the Richmond and Southside chapters;


  • Cliff DeMars, Blue Eagle CU, Roanoke, re-elected to represent credit unions with $50 million or more in assets in the Lynchburg, Piedmont, Roanoke Valley and Southwestern Virginia chapters;


  • Carl Ratcliff, ABNB FCU, Chesapeake, elected as an At-Large Director;


  • Joe Thomas, Fairfax County FCU, Fairfax, re-elected as an At-Large Director.


They all will serve three-year terms.

The league board elected a slate of officers for the League Service Corp.--Virginia Credit Union Services Inc.--the league's wholly owned subsidiary, which provides products and services for credit unions, including insurance, lending assistance, shared branching, card services and share-draft processing.

Officers elected were:

  • Chairman--Ellis;
  • Vice Chairman--Gaye DeCesare, Belvoir FCU, Woodbridge;
  • Treasurer--Gilliam; and
  • Secretary--Cheryl Dickerson, Fairfax (VA.) City FCU.


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