ST. LOUIS (7/7/11)--The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) board of directors finalized its executive team at its annual planning session by naming Mike O’Brien, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at St. Louis Community CU, as its secretary, and Rick Nichols, president of River Region CU, Jefferson City, as its treasurer. They join: Chair--Dennis Pierce, president, CommunityAmerica CU, Lenexa; First Vice Chair Brian Eyestone, president, Southpointe CU, St. Louis; and Second Vice Chair--Judy Hadsall, president, CU Community CU, Springfield. The board spent two days in St. Louis discussing the future of credit unions in Missouri, and the role MCUA will play in assisting them. Discussion included regulatory and legislative concerns; economic conditions and the financial health of credit unions; continuing education and professional development (The Missouri difference
July 5). “The planning session this year put a spotlight on what the association can do to help keep credit unions a vibrant, growing consumer-friendly banking choice for Missouri citizens,” said Mike Beall, MCUA president. Other 2011 MCUA Board of Directors include:
* Tony DiGiovani, president, CSD CU, Kansas City; * Carolyn Ross, president, Northland Teachers Community CU, Gladstone; * Bob Eike, president, Century CU, St. Louis; * Louie Delk, president, Conservation Employees CU, Jefferson City; * Kirk Mondy, president, Poplar Bluff (Mo.) FCU; * Coby Lamb, president, Northwest Missouri Regional CU, Maryville; * Ex Officio--Stan Moekli, president, Electro Savings CU, St. Louis.