The top seats on the CUNA Technology Council will remain in the same hands for the next year.
Rudy Pereira, senior vice president of operations and technology for the $7.3 billion Alliant CU in Chicago, and Robert Reh, chief information officer for $358 million Nassau Financial FCU in Westbury, N.Y. will continue as chair and vice chair, respectively, of the 500-member organization's executive committee.
Pereira was re-elected to the committee during balloting held earlier this year and announced at the council's 15th annual conference recently in Las Vegas. Reh replaced Jackie Buchanan, former chief information officer (now CEO) for $1.3 billion Genisys CU in Pontiac, Mich., as vice chair earlier in the year after she stepped down.
Also re-elected to the executive committee was Butch Leonardson, senior vice president/chief information officer for the $9 billion BECU in Tukwila, Wash. New to the committee this year is John Drago, vice president of information technology at the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues. He succeeds John Morawski, chief technology officer for the Massachusetts Credit Union League, as the committee's league representative.
The committee's other members are Jennifer Weiss, vice president of technology services at the $1.5 billion Sandia Laboratory FCU in Albuquerque, N.M.; Jeff Johnson, senior vice president of information technology at the $1.4 billion Baxter CU in Vernon Hills, Ill.; Heather Moshier, executive vice president of information technology at the $4.9 billion San Diego County CU in San Diego; Belinda Caillouet, vice president of information technology at the $1.4 billion Spokane Teachers CU in Spokane, Wash.; and Chad Graves, vice president of information technology at the $3.1 billion Ent FCU in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The CUNA Technology Council was formed in 1995 to help advance credit union technology through collective strength, peer sharing and professional development.