ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (5/15/08)--PSCU Financial Services, a credit union service organization, issued the results of its board of directors election. The following board members were elected officers:
* Chairman: Craig Esrael, president, First South FCU, Bartlett, Tenn.; * Vice chairman: Michael Valentine, president, Baxter CU, Vernon Hills, Ill.; * Treasurer: Jane Watkins, president, Virginia CU, Richmond, Va.; and * Secretary: Susan Adams, president, Entrust FCU, Richmond,Va.
The table officers will serve a one-year term, effective immediately. Also, Gene Foley, president, Harvard University Employees CU, Cambridge, Mass., and Jeff March, president, Citadel FCU, Thorndale, Pa., were appointed as associate directors. Also serving on the board are:
* Kyle Markland, president of Affinity Plus FCU, St. Paul, Minn; * Ariel Chun, president of University of Hawaii FCU, Honolulu; * Ed Gallagly, president of Florida Central CU, Tampa, Fla.; * Shannon Riley, president of U.S. First CU, San Mateo, Calif.; * John Walling, president of Christian Community CU, San Dimas, Calif.; * Terry West, president of VyStar CU, Jacksonville, Fla.; and * Darren Williams, president of Wescom CU, Pasadena, Calif.
The election of officers was held in conjunction with the company’s Member Forum, which had record attendance of more than 575 credit union executives. Presentation topics included: being successful in the current economy, promise of mobile banking, continued growth in plastics, and expanded services offered by PSCU Financial Services Contact Centers. Tactical breakout sessions focused on credit, debit, fraud prevention, online banking and a new credit union service organization that equips credit unions to offer student loans and build long-term relationships with members of Generation Y and their parents. Plans are underway for the 2009 Member Forum April 8-10 in Orlando, Fla.