I disagree with Paul Gentile's idea of paying directors (CU Times, Aug. 8).

I have been a volunteer for over 34 years and have seen our credit union grow from $20 million to $600 million and never did I have the feeling that I should get paid for being a part of a great organization, movement, industry or whatever term you want to apply to credit unions in general.

The reason we've been successful is because we did not micromanage. We let our president/CEO and his senior staff run the credit union and they've done a great job in keeping the board and supervisory committee informed and carrying out the policies of the credit union.

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