ALBANY, N.Y. (5/30/08)--The New York Credit Union Foundation (NYCUF) has appointed three new individuals to its board of trustees. They are: Jeff Davenport, sales manager, CUNA Mutual Group; Shirley Jenkins, board member, Municipal CU, New York; and Christine Peters, Family First of NY FCU, Rochester, N.Y.
Davenport has been CUNA Mutual Group’s sales manager since 2001. He previously worked as president/CEO at County FCU, Caribou, Maine. He has worked for credit unions for more than 11 years. Peters served as chief financial officer of Family First of NY for eight years before being named CEO in January 2006. She has more than 14 years experience in the credit union industry. Jenkins has been a member of Municipal CU’s board of directors since 1983. She is the first female board president in the history of Municipal CU. Jenkins is currently the legislative chair. Other foundation trustees include:
* Chairperson Nancy Kasprzak-Whitmore, president/CEO, Niagara County FCU, Lockport.; * Vice Chair Bruno Sementilli, president/CEO, Quorum FCU, Purchase; * Secretary/treasurer Brian Clarke, chief financial officer, Bethpage (N.Y.) FCU; * Linda Bourgeois, CEO, UFirst FCU, Plattsburgh; * Arthur Field, president/CEO, First Heritage FCU, Painted Post; * John Gibardi, CEO, Entertainment Industries FCU, New York City.; * Michael Lotz, operations manager, British Airways EFCU, East Elmhurst; * James Mack, business development executive, Sunmark FCU, Latham; * William J. Mellin, president/CEO, New York State Credit Union League; * Vicki O’Neill, president/CEO, ACMG FCU, Solvay; * John Prumo, president/CEO, GPO FCU, New Hartford; * James Stracuzzi, president/CEO, CCSD FCU, Elmira Heights; and * Dirck Van Deusen, senior vice president, corporate relations, Empire Corporate FCU, Spring Valley.