COLUMBIA, Md. (6/25/08)--Lisa Jester, CEO of Central CU of Maryland, was elected as chair of the Credit Union Foundation of Maryland and the District of Columbia during its annual meeting May 19.
She replaces immediate past Chair Rob Windsor, CEO, First Financial FCU, Lutherville, Md. Jester joined the board in 2003 and has served as vice chair for the past four years (Focus Newsletter
June 23). Other officers elected include:
* Vice Chair, Windsor; * Treasurer, James Higbee, partner, Rowles & Co.; and * Secretary, Michael Beall, president of the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association.
Elected to three-year terms as directors were Bert Hash, CEO of Municipal Employees CU of Baltimore; Higbee; and Frank Taddeo, senior vice president, PFP Inc. According to foundation Executive Director Kyle Swisher, the foundation has provided more than $35,000 in funding the past four years to support the credit union movement through programs in financial literacy, credit union staff development and outreach to the underserved.