WASHINGTON — Winners were feted and old friends greeted at Credit Union Times' Trailblazers reception Tuesday night at the GAC. (Photos by John Cooke)
Thomas Renz, president and chief development officer for the $32 million Commodore Perry FCU, didn’t decide to become an activist when he appealed the credit union’s 2011 exam. Instead, the Credit Union Times 2013 Political Action Trailblazer Award winner contended that he’s always been one.
The list is long on 2012 news and actions emanating from the NCUA: CUSO loan participations rules, an easier op-in process for low income credit union designation, a 6.1% increase in the agency’s budget for the next fiscal year and the October departure of Gigi Hyland.
A week after super storm Sandy slammed into the East Coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looked ahead to preparations for a nor’easter that was due to dump snow and rain on the already reeling Northeast.
Disasters and missteps are just some of the highlights in this early look at our Year in Review print issue out next week.
Commodore Perry Federal Credit Union of Oak Harbor, Ohio, is awaiting a ruling from the NCUA’s Supervisory Review Committee regarding an exam appeal that alleges that an NCUA examiner harassed employees and retaliated against the credit union after it complained.
The $32 million Commodore Perry FCU appeals exam findings after supervisors back agency staffer but offers to send different examiner next year.