RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (9/1/09)--The California and Nevada Youth Involvement Network (CNYIN) recently elected three new board members and re-elected one for 2009-2010. The three new board members are:
* Shelly Berryman, SchoolsFirst FCU, Santa Ana, Calif.; * Crystal Lyon, Silver State Schools CU, Las Vegas; and * Dhara Sanchez of Inland Empire CU in Pomona, Calif.
Chairman Michael D. Lee of The Golden 1 CU, Sacramento, was re-elected to the board. All ran unopposed. They join current board members:
* Mike Jones, Educational Employees CU, Fresno, Calif.; * Michelle Lawrence, American First CU, La Habra, Calif.; * Marlene Myers, Travis CU, Vacaville, Calif.; and * Katherine “Kate” Robinson, Greater Nevada Credit Union, Reno, Nev.
“The new board has plenty on its plate for the rest of 2009, including a September 16 webinar on private student lending,” said Cathy Arra, CNYIN liaison and California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ credit union growth manager. The webinar will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. with guest speaker Michael Weber of Credit Union Student Choice, a private student lending program. CNYIN will host a National Endowment for Financial Education’s High School Financial Planning Program Train the Trainer event at Redwood CU in Santa Rosa, Calif., Sept. 29. It also will host the Credit Union National Association’s Mad City Money simulation during the leagues’ Annual Meeting and Convention Nov. 16 in Las Vegas. On Nov. 17, CNYIN will conduct a Train the Trainer workshop at Silver State Schools CU, Las Vegas. “We have ambitious plans for 2010,” Lee said. “We hope to expand our membership base to take in associate members as well as work towards increasing our involvement with more and varied business partners.”