JACKSON, Miss. (5/27/08)--Over 600 managers, volunteers, staff and guests from more than 60 Mississippi credit unions attended the Mississippi Credit Union Association’s 71st annual meeting in Biloxi, Miss., May 7-10. The association membership re-elected four directors and elected two new directors during the meeting. New directors are:
* Doug Adams, MUNA FCU, Meridian; and * Dion Williams, Central Sunbelt FCU, Laurel;
The incumbent directors include:
* Billy Bridges, Mutual CU, Vicksburg; * Lavina Crocker, MS DHS FCU, Jackson; * Lt. Col. Dean Todd (Ret.), Keesler FCU, Biloxi; and * Elmer Dickens, Gulf Coast Community FCU, Gulfport.
During the event, two individuals also were awarded the state’s highest honor, induction into the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame:
* James Vance, board chairman, Meridian Mutual FCU, Meridian; and * J.R. “Russell” Stubbs, director, McComb (Miss.) FCU.
Also, Central Sunbelt FCU, Laurel, was named the top 2007 Credit Unions for Kids fundraiser.