HARAHAN, La. (3/1/10)--The Louisiana Credit Union League Board of Directors has honored Credit Union National Association President/CEO Dan Mica with a resolution and a contribution to the Credit Union House for his dedication to the credit union movement. Mica recently announced he will retire in January of 2011. The league board adopted a resolution in his honor at its December board meeting. "During his 13 years of service to the credit union movement, he has always been a true believer in the credit union philosophy of 'people helping people' and has provided invaluable leadership," the league said. It noted his integral role in establishing credit unions as "a powerful, ongoing and highly visible presence" in Washington. "He has raised awareness of credit unions across the nation as safe havens for consumers in the midst of the current financial crisis," the league said. He has "worked with CUNA to provide many invaluable services to credit unions and leagues, including regulatory advocacy, compliance and information, public relations, continuing professional education and business development." The league delivered the resolution along with a $5,000 contribution to CU House, a permanent presence for credit unions on Capitol Hill that serves as a welcoming embassy for credit union visitors in Washington D.C. and as a grassroots advocacy tool. It was the first league to recognize Mica with such a resolution and contribution.