WASHINGTON (9/23/13)--The Association of Corporate Credit Unions held its first annual membership meeting since the national financial crisis and re-elected an executive committee consisting of Steve Roy, CEO, Tricorp, Westbrook, Maine; Kathy Garner, CEO, Catalyst Corporate FCU, Plano, Texas; and Lee Butke, CEO, Corporate One FCU, Columbus, Ohio. Roy is expected to continue serving as ACCU Chairman.
"That means the ACCU chairman will be continue to serve as an ex-officio member of the Credit Union National Association Board of Directors," said Eric Richard, CUNA executive vice president and general counsel. "In addition, corporates will continue to have an ACCU representative on CUNA's Government Affairs Committee, which will continue to be Kathy Garner."
"CUNA and ACCU will collaborate on regulatory and legislative issues, as they arise, for the benefit of the credit unions we serve and who support our organizations," Roy said. "It's another step in the rejuvenation of the corporate credit union system."
"Corporates and natural person credit unions are vital to each other. CUNA will help provide a forum where the interests of both segments are recognized and strengthened," said CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney.