HR/TD Council Announces 2013 Executive Committee

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Results from annual election by the not for profit, member led professional organization.

MADISON, Wis. (04/22/2013) – The coming year’s executive committee and officers for the CUNA HR/TD Council were announced during the council’s 19th annual conference, taking place April 21-24 in Anaheim, California. This is a result of the most recent annual election by the council membership in the months preceding the conference.

Suzanne Oliver, senior vice president of educational services and governmental affairs for Mountain America FCU in West Jordan, Utah will become the council chair. Robert Davis, senior vice president of human resources for VyStar CU in Jacksonville, Florida will become council vice-chair and Cindy Swigert, chief human resources officer for United FCU in St. Joseph, Michigan will become the council secretary/treasurer.

The following incumbent was re-elected:

  • Robert Carmichael, senior vice president of human resources and training and development for Maine Savings FCU in Hampden, Maine.

Two new members elected to the executive committee are:

  • Lisa Baron, senior vice president of human resources and talent management for Baxter CU in Vernon Hills, Illinois;
  • Linda Steger, vice president of human resources for NRL FCU in Oxon Hill, Maryland

The new members replace outgoing executive committee members who have served their terms: Jennifer Godel, senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Desert Schools FCU in Phoenix, Arizona and Diane Wozniak, vice president of human resources for Tampa Bay FCU in Tampa, Florida.

The CUNA HR/TD Council executive committee also includes:

  • Jeffrey Duke, innovation program manager for BECU in Seattle, Washington;
  • Jennifer Huggard, assistant vice president of talent for Northwest Credit Union Association in Federal Way, Washington;
  • Roberta Smith, senior vice president of human resources for Missoula FCU in Missoula, Montana

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CUNA HR/TD Council

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