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Illinois league foundation hold elections
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (5/3/10)--The Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) elected its table officers for the coming year at its 80th Annual Convention Friday. Also, the Illinois Credit Union Foundation (ICU Foundation) elected officers to its board. With a Hawaiian theme of “Surf’s Up: Catch a New Wave,” ICUL’s three-day convention concluded Saturday in Chicago. Dennis Hall, CEO of I.H. Mississippi Valley CU in East Moline, was elected chairman for a one-year term. Hall has been on the league
Incoming Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) Chairman Dennis Hall (left), receives the oath of office from outgoing league chairman, John Bratsakis, during the ICUL’s annual convention last week.
board, representing the Illinois Quad Cities Chapter of Credit Unions since 2001 and was a member of the legislative, executive and Credit Union Service Group committees. He will serve in this capacity for the ICUL Service Corporation (LSC). Outgoing chairman John Bratsakis will continue as ICUL director for the Thomas W. Doig Chapter of Credit Unions, a position he has held since 2001. Bratsakis is senior vice president of Baxter CU in Vernon Hills. Geraldine Burek, CEO of South Division CU, Evergreen Park, was elected as vice chairman. Burek has served as ICUL director since 2003, representing the Chicago Metro Chapter of Credit Unions. She also was chairman of the annual convention and legislative committees, served on the executive committee, and on the Credit Union Political Action Council (CUPAC) board for 21 years. She began serving on the ICU Foundation board last year. Burek will also serve as LSC vice chairman. Pete Paulson, CEO of Corporate America Family CU, Elgin, was elected as secretary/ treasurer. He has served as ICUL director representing
Click to view larger image New officers and board members of the Illinois Credit Union Foundation board of directors include: in front, sitting from left: Thomas Pierce, foundation secretary/treasurer and CEO, Canals & Trails CU, Lockport; Greg Worthen, foundation chairman and vice president, Olin Community CU, Bethalto; and David Mooney, Foundation vice chairman and CEO, Alliant CU, Chicago. In back, standing from left: Geraldine Burek, CEO, South Division CU, Evergreen Park; Ed Jacob, CEO, North Side Community FCU, Chicago; Peggy Cummins, CEO, Three Rivers Community CU, Mt. Carmel; and Michael Lee, president, Midwest region, Members United Corporate FCU, Warrenville. (Photos provided by the Illinois Credit Union League)
the Fox Valley Chapter of Credit Unions since 2003. Paulson also participated on the annual convention and executive committees, and just completed chairing the legislative committee. He was also on the LSC board for four years. Also as part of the convention, the ICU Foundation held its annual meeting and elected new officers: Greg Worthen, vice president at Olin Community CU, Bethalto, as foundation chairman; David Mooney, CEO, Alliant CU, Chicago, as vice chairman; and Tom Pierce, CEO, Canals & Trails CU, Lockport, as secretary/treasurer. Current board members include: Burek; Peggy Cummins, CEO, Three Rivers Community CU, Mt. Carmel; John Fiore, CEO, Motorola ECU, Schaumburg; Janet Francoeur, CEO, Riverside Community CU, Kankakee; Ed Jacob, CEO, North Side Community FCU, Chicago; Michael Lee, president, Midwest region, Members United Corporate FCU, Warrenville; and Thomas Pierce, CEO, Canals & Trails CU, Lockport.


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