WASHINGTON -- Organization of American States Staff Federal Credit Union President Carlos Calderon, co-founder of Network of Latino Credit Union Professionals, endorsed John Herrera to serve on CUNA's board.
Herrera serves as vice president of Latino-Hispanic Affairs at Self-Help Credit Union in Durham, N.C. and chairman of Latino Community Credit Union, one of the fastest growing start-up community development credit unions in the country.
"John Herrera is a tireless and passionate proponent of credit unions, especially small ones," Calderon said. "He is an example of a credit union volunteer with a proven record of getting results. His involvement and innovative approach in forming a Latino credit union in North Carolina is an example that shows he will put his heart and soul into a project to make it successful. He believes in credit unions and how important small ones are to the movement and to every member they serve."
The CUNA Board election process runs through Dec. 18.