The California/Nevada Credit Union League has kicked off its search for a successor to its president/CEO, Bill Cheney, who is taking the CUNA helm July 5.
The league said it has hired O'Rourke and Associates of San Francisco to help in the recruitment effort, slated to end by its annual meeting Nov. 15-17.
Top candidates selected from the applicant pool will be presented for interviews to the seven-member executive committee of the league board, chaired by Brett Martinez, president/CEO of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Redwood CU. The committee will then present its final recommendation to the board for approval.
Members of the committee were announced by league chairman Jeff York, president/CEO of Lompoc, Calif.-based CoastHills FCU.
In addition to Martinez, the other committee members from California are Eileen Rivera, CEO of Hawthorne-based SkyOne FCU; Rudy Hanley, CEO of Santa Ana-based SchoolsFirst FCU; Benson Porter, CEO of Palo Alto-based Addison Avenue FCU; Ron Seaman, chairman of North Highlands-based SAFE CU; and Jon Hernandez, CEO of City of Downey FCU as well as El Segundo-based Mattel FCU and Torrance-based CalCom FCU.
They are joined by Wally Murray, CEO of Carson-City-based Greater Nevada FCU.
No determination has been made about a potential interim appointment, according to a league statement.