ARLINGTON, Va. (9/21/11)--At the 2011 National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) Annual Meeting Sunday in Chicago, three sitting NASCUS board members officially began new three-year terms. The NASCUS Credit Union Executive Council also named some new members. The state regulators continuing their service on the NASCUS board are John Kolhoff (Michigan), Orla Beth Peck (Utah) and Michael Wettrich (Ohio). Each board member will serve a three-year term ending in September 2014. Kolhoff is a deputy commissioner for the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation. Peck, the supervisor of credit unions for the Utah Department of Financial Institutions, also assumed the NASCUS Chairmanship for a two-year term on Sept. 14. Wettrich is the deputy superintendent for credit unions for the Ohio Department of Commerce. New NASCUS Chairman Peck also appointed Werner Paul, deputy commissioner of the Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions, to a one-year term on the NASCUS Board of Directors. The remaining sitting NASCUS board members include: Tom Candon, deputy commissioner, Vermont Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration; Mary Hughes, financial institutions bureau chief, Idaho Department of Finance; Jerrie Jay, Administrator, North Carolina Credit Union Division; Linda Jekel, director of credit unions, Washington Department of Financial Institutions; and Kathy Stewart, director of financial institutions, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions. The NASCUS board also elected its officers. Hughes is the chairman-elect and Stewart will serve as secretary/treasurer. The NASCUS Credit Union Advisory Council also held its annual meeting Sunday in Chicago, where two state credit union CEOs began new terms on NASCUS’ Credit Union Executive Council. The Credit Union Advisory Council is governed by the Executive Council, a group of 12 directors who are credit union executives from around the country. Linda Childs, Knoxville (Tenn.) Post Office CU, will continue to represent District 2 for a three-year term, expiring September 2014. Representing District 3, Jason Boesch, Oklahoma RE&T Employees CU, Oklahoma City, also will continue to serve as a director for another three-year term. Childs has served on the council as a director since 2005, and Boesch was elected to the council in 2008. The new Credit Union Advisory Council Chairman, Catherine Tierney of Community First CU, Appleton, Wis., also re-appointed at-large director Michael Kurish, Associated School ECU, Youngstown, Ohio, to serve a three-year term. The remainder of the Executive Council includes the sitting directors:
*Jim Blaine, State Employees’ CU, Raleigh, N.C.; * J. Parker Cann, BECU, Tukwila, Wash.; * Bob Fouch, Corporate Central CU, Muskego, Wis.; * Dan Kester, Sooper CU, Arvada, Colo.; * Debbie Peters, Incol CU, Old Forge, Pa.; * Jack Sheets; Interra CU, Goshen, Ind.; * Tierney, Community First CU, Appleton, Wis.; * Mendell Thompson, America’s Christian CU, Glendora, Calif.; and * Terry West, Vystar CU, Jacksonville, Fla.
The Executive Council also elected its officers. Childs is the chairman-elect and Kester is the secretary.