Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Anchorage, has named Laurie Gardner Alaska USA Mortgage Company senior mortgage loan originator/Juneau office manager. America First Credit Union, Ogden, Utah, has named Jeri Griess Ogden IRS branch manager. Sterlent Credit Union, Pleasanton, Calif., has named Sue Raines vice president of loan administration and Wallace Ram Hayward branch manger. Nevada Federal Credit Union, Las Vegas, has named Justin Hebblethwaite central processing tech I; Tigi Yosef financial services representative II; Eva Cortes member services representative I; and Tami Miramontes community title officer. In addition NFCU has promoted the following employees: Tara Winfield to community title escrow assistant; Deborah Cwik to mortgage loan closer; Hiroko Higginbotham to central processing tech II; Andrew Rodriguez to senior financial services associate; Terrie Imel to financial services associate; Marsha Spalding to business loan processor; and Mary Lou Castaneda and Angelica Luna to branch managers. NFCU has also elected the following officers to the board: Mark E. Ferrario chairman; Michael C. Lantz vice chairman; Major General Billy G. McCoy USAF (Ret.) secretary/treasurer. Elected board directors are Dennis Shipley, William L. Flaxa, Vincent C.J. Eckelkamp and Colonel Pete Peterson USAF (Ret.). Cumorah Credit Union, Las Vegas, Nev., has promoted Kim Taufer to senior vice president. He will also continue in his role as chief operations officer. Financial 21 Community Credit Union, San Diego, has named Jeanine Dodman vice president/chief lending officer.

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