A delegation that included representatives from the World Council of Credit Unions, CUNA, leagues and credit unions traveled to Cuba Oct. 12 to promote the financial cooperatives.

World Council's President/CEO Brian Branch, Vice President of Member Services Victor Corro and General Counsel Michael Edwards were joined by CUNA CEO Jim Nussle and his wife, Karen, who is executive director of educational grant writing firm Collaborative for Student Success. Other confirmed travelers included League of Southeastern Credit Unions President/CEO Patrick LaPine, California and Nevada Credit Union League President/CEO Diana Dykstra, Michael Ostrowski, president/CEO of the $121 million Arrha Credit Union in Springfield, Mass., and Dan Mica and Paul Mica of the Washington-based lobby firm DMA Group.

Additional travelers included on the itinerary but not confirmed by press time included Montana Credit Union Network President/CEO Tracie Kenyon, John Neusaenger, president/CEO of the $202 million Orlando FCU in Orlando, Fla., Eddie Black, president/CEO of the $24 million Trico Community Federal Credit Union in Helena, Mont., and Buster Castiglia, president of the Miami-based Castiglia Financial Solutions.

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