ONTARIO, Calif. (10/11/10)--The Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) has announced four new members on its Board of Trustees. They are:
* Incoming California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues President/CEO Diana Dykstra; * SchoolsFirst FCU CEO Rudy Hanley; * Addison Avenue FCU CEO Benson Porter; and * Credit Union Association of Oregon President/CEO Troy Stang.
Dykstra, currently CEO of San Francisco Fire CU, will begin her new role at the leagues on Oct. 18. She previously was CEO of CoastHills FCU, Lompoc, Calif.; served as a senior vice president at Patelco CU, San Francisco; and worked for The Golden 1 CU, Sacramento. She helped develop a prototype that later become the Credit Union Direct Lending (CUDL) program. She is a 1992 graduate and current instructor at WCMS, and is a recipient of the James D. Likens Alumni Recognition Award. Prior to joining the Santa Ana, Calif-based SchoolsFirst FCU (the former Orange County Teachers FCU) in 1982, Hanley worked for the California Credit Union League and the Washington, D.C. office of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Hanley is a member of, and has served on, numerous boards and committees. Before Porter joined Palo Alto, Calif.-based Addison Avenue FCU, he served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Washington Mutual Bank. He also has held management positions with Key Bank of Washington, the Washington State Senate Banking Committee, and the Washington State financial institutions regulator. Stang served under the U.S. Treasury Cabinet Secretary as a senior advisor for public and legislative affairs. Prior to that, he served as the vice president of the Texas Credit Union League, developing and implementing the league's public policy agenda. WCMS is sponsored by the leagues of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming in cooperation with Pomona College in Claremont, Calif. Graduates who have developed their skills and knowledge at the school occupy positions of leadership and responsibility at some of the nation’s leading credit unions.