JACKSON, Miss. (5/20/11)--With more than 550 people in attendance, the Mississippi Credit Union Association (MSCUA) announced the results of its board elections and recognized other individuals and organizations at its 74th annual meeting in Biloxi, May 11-14. Elected to three-year board terms were:
* Billy Bridges, Mutual CU, Vicksburg; * Elmer Dickens, Gulf Coast Community FCU, Gulfport; * Steve Pollman, Magnolia FCU, Jackson; and * Lt. Col. Dean Todd, USAF, (Ret.), Keesler FCU, Biloxi.
Elected to fill un-expired terms were Dennis Florreich, Meridian (Miss.) Mutual FCU (one year), and Kaye Ray, Central Sunbelt FCU, Laurel (two years). MSCUA board officers are:
* Chairman--Jimmy Smith, Singing River FCU, Moss Point; * Vice-chairman--Bridges; * Treasurer--Ray Scott, USM FCU, Hattiesburg; and * Executive committee member--Todd.
Four individuals were inducted into the Mississippi Credit Union Hall of Fame:
* John Baker, Mississippi Postal Employees FCU, Jackson; * George Kirby, Ferguson FCU, Monticello; * Lavina Robison, Missississippi DHS FCU, Jackson; and * Todd.
Recognition was paid to the these individuals and credit unions:
* Scotty Broome, retired president/CEO of Keesler FCU, Biloxi, for his 2011 induction into the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders; * Keesler FCU for its 2010 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Program and Desjardin Youth Financial Education awards; and * Statewide FCU, Flowood, as the top 2010 Credit Unions for Kids fundraiser.