ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (6/20/08)--The Credit Union Association of New Mexico honored three credit union representatives for their service and presented them awards at the association’s annual convention June 6. Harold Dixon, CEO, State Employees CU, Sante Fe, received the Mel Romero Outstanding Professional Award in recognition of his years of leadership and dedication. Under his tenure, deposits grew at State Employees to $177.2 million from $79.1 million, assets to $197 million from $89 million, and membership to 29,556 from 21,586 in five years. Dixon also serves as treasurer on the CUANM board of directors. Burton Clyde, chairman of the board of directors at Sandia Area FCU, Albuquerque, was given the Ed Twibell Outstanding Volunteer Award. Clyde held the position as board chairman for 13 years, leading the credit union through the unexpected death of its CEO in 2005, tripling the membership, and keeping pace with changes in financial services and its technology. Susan Clem, manager of The Florist FCU in Roswell, was named to the Ron Moore Hall of Fame after an unprecedented number of nominations. She started her career in 1975 and has been manager for 23 years. She contributed to her credit union’s growth and stability by staying updated on new products, services and technology, and traveling extensively to provide service to members spread over a large geographical area.