The NAFCU awards committee has selected six individuals and two credit unions as winners in its 2012 annual awards competition. The winners will be honored in conjunction with NAFCU’s 45th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn., July 24-28.
“In terms of membership growth and public awareness, 2011 was a banner year for credit unions,” said NAFCU President/CEO Fred R. Becker, “NAFCU is especially pleased to recognize these exceptional credit union leaders whose accomplishments are shining examples of what makes our industry great.”
The 2012 federal credit unions of the year are Pioneer West Virginia FCU, Charleston, W.Va., (less than $150 million) and SeaComm FCU, Massena, N.Y., ($150 million or more).
CEOs of the year are Gerald P. Bolduc, Monroe County Teachers FCU in Key West, Fla., (less than $150 million) and John M. Tippets, North Island CU in San Diego, Calif., ($150 million or more).
Professionals of the year are Linda Hennings, Campco FCU in Gillette, Wyo., (less than $150 million) and Bonnie Ciuffo, South Carolina FCU in North Charleston, S.C., ($150 million or more).
Named volunteers of the year were Doug Spitler, Electrical FCU in Arvada, Colo., (less than $150 million) and Carl Rummel, Missoula FCU in Missoula, Mont., ($150 million or more)
Annual award winners will be celebrated during the awards ceremony at NAFCU’s annual conference and profiled in an upcoming issue of The Federal Credit Union magazine. Also during the conference, NAFCU will present the 2012 White Hat Award to the CU raising the most dollars for NAFCU’s PAC.