MADISON, Wis. (6/10/09)--Alan Peppers, president/CEO of Westerra CU, Denver, was elected chairman of the CUNA Mutual Insurance Society (CMIS) Board of Directors at a meeting May 30.
He replaces Loretta Burd, president/CEO, Centra CU, Columbus, Ind. CMIS directors re-elected to three-year terms included:
* Joseph J. Gasper, retired president/chief operating officer, Nationwide Insurance; * Robert J. Marzec, retired audit partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers; * M. Victoria Wood Miller, retired executive vice president and chief financial officer, Turner Broadcasting System Inc.; and * Randy M. Smith, president/CEO, Randolph-Brooks FCU, Universal City, Texas.
Gasper was elected board vice chairman. Other CUNA Mutual board members are:
* Burd; * Eldon Arnold, retired president/CEO, CEFCU, Peoria, Ill.; * William B. Eckhardt, president/CEO, Alaska USA FCU, Anchorage, Alaska; * Bert J. Hash Jr., president/CEO, Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Inc., Baltimore; * Farouk D.G. Wang, director, buildings and grounds management, University of Hawaii, Honolulu; * Larry T. Wilson, president/CEO, Coastal FCU, Raleigh, N.C.; * James W. Zilinski, retired chairman and president/CEO of Berkshire Life Insurance Co., Pittsfield, Mass.; and * Jeff Post, president/CEO, CUNA Mutual Group.