MENTOR, Ohio (11/18/11)--Ohio Gov. John Kasich appointed Christine Blake, CEO of Cardinal Community CU in Mentor, Ohio, to the state's Credit Union Council to serve a three-year term.
The council is part of the Ohio Division of Financial Institutions and comprises seven members who provide advice and recommendations on issues for credit unions to the regulatory agency and governor (eLumination Newsletter Nov. 16).
The council meets quarterly and is chaired by the Ohio Deputy Superintendent for Credit Unions, Michael Wettrich. Also serving on the council are: Vidya Iyengar, Marion (Ohio) Community CU; Greg Kidwell, Members First CU, Columbus; Gary Soukenik, Seven Seventeen CU, Warren; and Matthew Studer, Toledo (Ohio) Postal Employees CU.
Kasich is expected to fill a vacant seat on the council soon, said the Ohio Credit Union League.