CHARLESTON, W.Va. (4/22/09)--The West Virginia Credit Union League elected Tom Walker as chairman of its board of directors.
The elections were conducted following the league's 73rd annual meeting held Saturday in Charleston, W.Va. Walker is a director of Universal FCU in Huntington. He is a 40-year veteran of the credit union movement serving as a volunteer director, and is a retired CUNA Mutual sales representative where he served for 28 years. Other officers elected included:
* First Vice Chairman, Dave Van Middlesworth, Eastern Panhandle FCU, Martinsburg; * Second Vice Chairman, Donna Gordon, Mercer Co. WV FCU, Bluefield; * Treasurer, Doris Cunningham, Members Choice WV FCU, Charleston; and * Secretary, Mike Tucker, West Virginia Central CU, Parkersburg.
Also at the meeting, Kenneth Truax, First Choice Community FCU, Weirton, received the league’s highest annual recognition of a volunteer, the William Bryan Hawkins Award. Receiving the Pacesetter Award was Charlene Gaither, Eastern Panhandle FCU. The award symbolizes excellence among paid credit union staff in West Virginia.