CHELSEA, Mich. (1/8/08)--Educator and credit union leader Kenneth J. Marin, a former Credit Union National Association (CUNA) chairman, has died, the Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) has learned. Marin, who served as league chairman from 1960 to 1963 and CUNA chairman during 1964 to 1966, died at his home in Chelsea, Mich., Sept. 1. A memorial service was held Nov. 19. He was a member of the Michigan Credit Union Hall of Fame (Michigan Monitor Jan 7). His service to the credit union movement also included terms as Grand Rapids Chapter chairman and MCUL director. In 1966, he was part of a U.S. State Department evaluation team designed to review operations in six South American countries. In 1968, he moved with his family to East Africa where he served as an advisor to the United Republic of Tanzania on capital mobilization and utilization. Marin also was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson as a member of the White House Consumer Advisory Council.