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Pat Wesenberg Is New CUNA Board Chair
WASHINGTON (2/26/13)--Pat Wesenberg, president/CEO of Central City CU in Marshfield, Wis., was elected Monday as chairman of the Credit Union National Association Board of Directors, during a board meeting at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.

"I look forward to working with our board under Pat's leadership as we strive to have more Americans choose credit unions as their best financial partner," said CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney. "I have always valued Pat's perspective and insight, and the way both are energized by her passionate belief in the ability of credit unions to improve people's financial well-being."

Wesenberg succeeds outgoing board Chairman Mike Mercer, president/CEO of the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates.

Other  newly elected board officers are:

  • Vice Chair: Dennis Pierce, president/CEO, CommunityAmerica CU, Kansas City, Mo.;
  • Secretary: Susan Streifel, president/CEO, Woodstone CU, Federal Way, Wash.;
  • Treasurer: Rod Staatz, president/CEO, SECU of Maryland, Linthicum, Md.; and
  • At-large Member: Pat Jury, president/CEO, the Iowa Credit Union League.
Newly elected board members include:

  • Brad Green, president/CEO, Listerhill FCU, Muscle Shoals, Ala., replacing Laida Garcia, Floridacentral CU, Tampa, Fla.;
  • Bill Mellin, president/CEO, the Credit Union Association of New York, replacing Paul Gentile, former president /CEO, the New Jersey Credit Union League;
  • Troy Stang, president/CEO, the Northwest Credit Union Association, replacing Dennis Tanimoto, president/ CEO, the Hawaii Credit Union League; and
  • Scott Sullivan, president /CEO, the Nebraska Credit Union League, replacing Marla Marsh, president/CEO, the Kansas Credit Union Association.


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