PRESS RELEASE

May 25, 2012

Patty Idol Appointed to NASCUS Credit Union Executive Council

Arlington, Va. —Patty Idol, president of Mountain Credit Union, Waynesville, NC, has been appointed to serve as a director on the NASCUS Credit Union Executive Council.

Council Chairman Cathie Tierney, Community First Credit Union, Appleton, WI, appointed Idol to fill the unexpired term of Jim Blaine, State Employees' Credit Union, Raleigh, NC, who is not seeking re-election after more than a decade of service on the NASCUS Credit Union Executive Council.

Idol has been the president of Mountain Credit Union since 1999 and has been active in both NASCUS and the North Carolina Credit Union League (NCCUL) for many years. She is Vice Chairman of the NCCUL Board and serves as Treasurer of the Western Chapter of NCCUL. Idol's term on the NASCUS Council will run until September 2012.

"NASCUS is pleased to welcome Patty to the Credit Union Executive Council," said NASCUS President and CEO Mary Martha Fortney. "She has been an active contributor to NASCUS and the state credit union system for many years and we are grateful for her willingness to serve."

In addition, Fortney expressed deep appreciation for Blaine's commitment to NASCUS and his more than 10 years of service on the Credit Union Executive Council. "Jim's contributions to NASCUS and his dedication to the state charter have been especially meaningful to our organization's work over the years. We thank him for his outstanding service to NASCUS." 

The NASCUS Credit Union Advisory Council is governed by an Executive Council, a group of 12 directors who are credit union executives from around the country. To view the Executive Council members, click here.


Information Contact:
NASCUS: Kate Hartig, VP, Public Relations and Legislative Affairs, (703) 528-0669 or kate@nascus.org

The NASCUS mission is to enhance state credit union supervision and advocate a safe and sound state credit union system.