Credit Union Times Magazine December-21, 2005

In Other News


    St. Louis Postal Credit Union and Show-Me Credit Union, Mexico, Mo., have teamed up to help keep needy families warm. Both credit unions hosted coat drives. Show-Me CU collected 644 coats, which have been donated to The Help Center, a nonprofit thrift shop and food pantry serving area low-income families....



  • Mica: What We've Done, Where We're Going

    This past year was one bursting with challenges and accomplishments for CUNA. But, as poet Anne Ridler noted, "to mark time is not to move." Accomplishments in 2005 merely set the stage for achieving more in the year to come - and that's the direction that CUNA is already taking....

Publisher's Column


  • WEST

    Marion and Polk Schools Credit Union, Salem, Ore., Director of Member Relations Pam Woodcock has been elected Mid-Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity board director. SELCO Community Credit Union, Eugene, Ore., has named Colleen Fogarty real estate loan officer. SunCorp Corporate Credit Union, Denver, Colo., has named Lynn Baalman human resources...


    Insight Financial Credit Union, Orlando, Fla., has promoted Melody Hayes to Apopka branch manager and Brandi Smith to Oviedo branch manager. FAA Federal Credit Union, Memphis, Tenn., has named Michael Young vice president/chief operating officer.


    Educational Community Credit Union, Kalamazoo, Mich., has promoted Cheryl Smith to call center supervisor. Scott Credit Union, Collinsville, Ill., has promoted Lori Johnson to Edwardsville assistant manager.

  • EAST

    Greenwood Credit Union, Warwick, R.I., has appointed James M. Irving president/CEO. Vermont Federal Credit Union, Burlington, has named Teri Wilson Burlington branch manager.

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News Briefs

  • Three CUs Move Their Card Processing to TNB

    DALLAS - The $79 million Woodlawn Auto Workers FCU, the $95 million PCM Employees Credit Union, and the $94 million Moog Employees FCU have all moved their card processing from other processors to TNB Card Services, the card processing arm of credit union-owned Town North Bank announced. A fourth credit...

  • NAFCU's 2006 Elections Schedule

    January 3: Deadline for At-large candidate applications January 10: Nominating Committee selects At-large slate February 2: Nominating ballots mailed (At-large & Regional); sent to President/CEO/Manager, unless otherwise directed. March 23: Deadline for return of nominating ballots April 20: Official ballots mailed (At-large & Regional); sent to President/CEO/Manager, unless otherwise directed....

  • CUNA Explains the Intricacies Of New Bankruptcy Law

    MADISON, Wis.-CUNA is now offering a comprehensive new book on the complexities of the bankruptcy code post Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act. The bankruptcy bill, which just went into effect Oct. 17, was a major overhaul of the bankruptcy code. Bankruptcy Basics: Reducing Your Losses provides a thorough...


    In the Dec. 14 article "Andrews FCU New District of Columbia Branch", it was reported that more than 100 persons attended the grand opening. More than 200 were present, according to a CU spokeswoman. Also, McGuire AFB is located in New Jersey not Andrews Air Force Base, as the article...

  • Operation Best Wishes Scores With Members of Congress Too

    SAN DIMAS, Calif. - Operation Best Wishes, a program sponsored by WesCorp and CIA Studios that allows family members to send messages via the Web to their loved ones in the military overseas, is not only scoring in the press, but with lawmakers. The program, now in its second year,...

  • PCUA Celebrates its 71st Anniversary

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association turned 71 on Dec. 8. PCUA was officially organized as the Pennsylvania Credit Union League in 1934. At the time, there were 41 original affiliated CUs. The Pennsylvania Credit Union League changed its name to the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association in the...

  • CU-Backed Candidate Takes California Congressional Seat

    WASHINGTON-John Campbell, who received support from CUNA and the California Credit Union League, won his Dec. 6 run-off for the congressional seat vacated by Christopher Cox (R-Calif.). Campbell, a Republican state senator, received $5,000 toward his primary from the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) of CUNA, and another $5,000...

  • NAFCU Kicks Off 2006 Elections

    ARLINGTON, Va.-NAFCU has announced the initial steps of its 2006 board election process. Two seats will be open with Chairman Mike Vadala, CEO of The Summit Federal Credit Union, and Brian McDonnell, Navy Federal Credit Union board member and retired CEO, termed out. NAFCU's bylaws permit a maximum of three,...

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