GREENSBORO, N.C. (11/9/09)--Judy Tharp, president/CEO of Piedmont
Advantage CU, Winston-Salem, N.C., has been elected to the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation (CCUF) board, which also elected its officers. Tharp, with 30 years of credit union experience in management roles, will serve a three-year term. In 2008, she replaced Steve Harkins, president/CEO of Greenville, S.C.-based SC Telco FCU on the CCUF board and served out the remaining year on his term (North Carolina Credit Union League's Weekly Update
Nov. 6). Also, Brenda Hooks of Raleigh-based Coastal FCU ends a 12-year run on the foundation board. New officers for the CCUF board are:
* Chairman--John Carlson, Sharonview FCU, Fort Mill, S.C.; * Vice chairman--Tharp; and * Secretary-treasurer--Beverly Gagne, SAFE FCU, Sumpter, S.C.