Susan Newton, Executive Vice President of System Relations & AACUL Executive Director for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). She also
serves as executive director of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL).
These positions, combined under the office of the CUNA president,
provide for maximum coordination of efforts between CUNA and all state
credit union leagues in order to best represent the interests of the
credit union movement across the United States.
Before joining CUNA in June 1997, Newton served as senior vice
president of member services for the Texas Credit Union League. In this
position, she provided management leadership over the league's trade
Previous to this, she served as the league's vice president of
planning and research, where she was instrumental in launching the
league's Small Credit Union Development Department.
Prior to joining the Texas league, Newton worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas as a market analyst.
She is also on CUNA's Cooperative Alliances Committee, which serves
as the Credit Union System's liaison with the larger cooperative
community in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas that foster
mutually beneficial partnerships, alliances, and opportunities between
credit unions and cooperatives.
Newton, a native of Batesville, Ark., is an alumnus of the University
of Arkansas where she graduated with a degree in finance and