HARRISBURG, Pa. (3/21/12)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) has announced two men will be honored with the association's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Dave Baker, president/treasurer of York (Pa.) Education FCU, is recipient of the William W. Pratt Professional of the Year Award (Life is a Highway March 20).
A teacher, Baker began managing the credit union in January 1971. Under his leadership, it grew from 134 members to more than 3,900, and from $23,374 in assets to $26.5 million. The credit union serves 54 select employee groups and operates a student branch at Red Lion Area High School. Baker served on PCUA's board of directors 1988-1991. He was a member of the Credit Union Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 1992-1994 and was chairman in 1994. He also served on the nominating committee of Mid-Atlantic Corporate FCU and is a former two-term president of the York Chapter of Credit Unions.
Robert Greek, a board director of Pittsburgh Central FCU, is recipient of the Joseph A. Moore Volunteer of the Year Award.
Greek has been a volunteer for 38 years. For 25 years--from 1974 to 1999--he served as chairman of Union Electric Steel FCU (now Southwest Community FCU, Carnegie). In 1991, he became director at Pittsburgh Central. Greek was a member of the steering committee to organize the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation and served six years--1996-2002--as a director and member of the Fundraising Committee.
The awards will be presented during PCUA's Annual Convention May 22 in Pittsburgh.