HARRISBURG, Pa. (3/6/13)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association announced the winners of its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Dave Ackerman, CEO, USX FCU, Pittsburgh, was selected as the Outstanding Credit Union Professional of the Year. Dr. Ross McFarland, treasurer, Tri County Area FCU, Pottstown, was chosen as the Outstanding Credit Union Volunteer of the Year (Life is a Highway March 5).
Ackerman has been in the credit union movement for 25 years, and has served as CEO for 14 years. He is vice chairman on the board of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation and is chairman of the Grants Committee.
McFarland served for 34 years in several volunteer capacities for credit unions, and has been a treasurer for 18 years. He is on the board of the Montgomery County Chapter of Credit Unions for more than 20 years. He participated in the 1991 Operation Grassroots rally and the 1998 campaign for H.R. 1151, the Campaign for Consumer Choice.
The awards will be presented during the association's annual convention May 18 in Hershey.