RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (7/3/12)--Shruti Miyashiro of Orange County's CU in Santa Ana, Calif., and Benson Porter of BECU in Tukwila, Wash., have joined the board of CO-OP Financial Services to complete the terms of two retiring members.
Both Miyashiro and Porter were appointed by the board, with Miyashiro replacing Rick Craig of America First FCU in Riverdale, Utah, for a term extending to 2015, and Porter replacing Gary Oakland of BECU, whose term extends to 2014. Both new members took office, effective Sunday.
Miyashiro had previously served as chair of CO-OP's independent, six-member Audit Committee since April 2010. She is president/CEO of Orange County's CU, a post she has held since 2007. She formerly was president/CEO at Pasadena (Calif.) FCU.
Porter not only succeeds Oakland on the CO-OP Board, but also as president/CEO of BECU, a position he assumed in April. He previously had served in the same capacity at First Tech FCU in Palo Alto, Calif.