Dykstra Named New California Credit Union League President

August 25, 2010 — State-chartered credit union CEO Diana Dykstra has been named the new president and CEO of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.

Dykstra has led San Francisco Fire Credit Union since 2004, and prior to that she led CoastHills FCU and was a senior vice president at Patelco Credit Union. She also previously worked at Golden 1 Credit Union, and helped develop the prototype for the Credit Union Direct Lending (CUDL) program. She will begin her new role on October 18. Dykstra follows Bill Cheney, who recently became the President and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

As a state-chartered credit union CEO, Dykstra has been active with NASCUS for many years. "NASCUS congratulates Diana on this new opportunity," said NASCUS President and CEO Mary Martha Fortney. "We look forward to continuing our work with her on state credit union issues in her new role at the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues."