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N.Y. CU Foundation Officers Elected

ALBANY, N.Y. (6/25/13)--The New York Credit Union Foundation has selected board officers and welcomed its new trustees to oversee the foundation's operations and its mission of "fostering the financial independence of New Yorkers through credit unions" for the year ahead.

They were announced June 13 at the foundation's annual meeting. Officers re-elected include:



Four executives joining the board of trustees include:

  • Board Chairman: Vicki O'Neill, ACMG FCU, Solvay;
  • Vice chairman: Robyn Young, CEO of Great Erie FCU, Orchard Park; and
  • Treasurer/secretary: Brian Clarke, chief financial officer of Bethpage (N.Y.) FCU.

During the meeting the group recognized outgoing trustees John C. Gibardi, president/CEO of Entertainment Industries FCU, New York City; Gerard Herrling, principal at CarPort Consulting; James L. Mack, business development executive at Sunmark FCU, Latham; and Bruno Sementilli, president/CEO of Quorum FCU, Purchase.

  • Laurie Baker, vice president/chief operations officer of The Summit FCU, Rochester and board chair of the Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY);
  • Catherine Benson, lending senior vice president, CFCU Community CU, Ithaca:
  • Tristram Coffin, CEO of Alternatives FCU, Ithaca; and
  • Clara Carlevatti, member development coordinator at Great Erie FCU. She is a member of CUANY's Young Professionals Commission and will represent young professionals on the board.


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