July 18, 2018

NASCUS REGULATOR BOARD AND CREDIT UNION ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS SEATED
Kolhoff, O’Neill, Idol, Tierney, Williams re-elected

ARLINGTON, Va. – NASCUS leadership maintains continuity as re-elected members of the NASCUS Regulator Board and Credit Union Advisory Council are seated at the NASCUS State System Summit in Orlando, Fla. The elections were held earlier this year.

NASCUS Regulator Board: Re-elected to the Board were John Kolhoff, Director, Office of Credit Unions, Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services, and Mary Ellen O’Neill, Director, Financial Institution Division, Connecticut Department of Banking. Both were elected to three-year terms and Kolhoff was elected chairman for the 2018 – 19 term by the Board. Bryan Schneider, Secretary, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation was elected vice chairman and Steve Pleger, Senior Deputy Commissioner, Georgia Department of Banking & Finance was elected Secretary/Treasurer. 

Members of the NASCUS Regulator Board are elected by regulator members of NASCUS, made up of all state credit union regulatory agencies across the nation.

NASCUS Credit Union Advisory Council: Re-elected to a three-year term were Patty Idol, President and CEO, Mountain Credit Union, Waynesville, North Carolina; Cathie Tierney, President and CEO, Community First Credit Union, Appleton, Wisconsin; and Mike Williams, President/CEO, Colorado Credit Union, Littleton, Colorado. For the 2018-19 term, Richard Stipa, CEO, TruMark Financial Credit Union, Trevose, Pennsylvania, was elected chairman; Williams was elected vice chairman; and Jason Boesch, Manager, Energize Credit Union, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was elected secretary. 

Members of the NASCUS Credit Union Advisory Council are elected by credit union members of the Council, which are mostly state-chartered credit unions from across the nation. The council advises the Regulator Board on issues of importance to credit unions.

Information Contact:
Shelton Roulhac, Vice President, Communications, sroulhac@nascus.org  or (703) 528-5974

The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) is the primary resource and voice of the state governmental agencies that charter, regulate and examine the nation’s state-chartered credit unions. NASCUS membership is made up of state-chartered credit unions, state regulators and other supporters of the state credit union system. NASCUS is the only organization dedicated to the defense and promotion of the state credit union charter and the autonomy of state credit union regulatory agencies.