Credit Union Association of New Mexico appoints Dwayne Herrera to Board of Directors

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (November 17, 2023) — The Credit Union Association of New Mexico is pleased to announce the appointment of Dwayne Herrera to its Board of Directors. As the President & CEO of the Los Alamos, New Mexico based Zia Credit Union, Mr. Herrera brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in the credit union industry.

Dwayne Herrera is a respected leader in the credit union community, known for his innovative approach and deep commitment to the principles of cooperative finance. His career includes senior level positions at Del Norte Credit Union and State Employees Credit Union. Herrera holds an MBA and a Masters in Human Resource Management. He is a Certified Senior Executive through the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES), holds CUNA Mortgage Lending Certifications, and is a proud graduate of the Western CUNA Management School, class of 1995.

Melia D Heimbuck, President & CEO of the Credit Union Association of New Mexico, expressed her enthusiasm about the new appointment. “Great things are happening in New Mexico and the appointment of Dwayne to our Board of Directors is just one more example of why. His extensive knowledge of the New Mexico credit union movement, strategic insight, and dedication to serving our community make him an invaluable asset to advancing credit union success.”

Judy Carrasco, Board Chair, also welcomed Mr. Herrera: “We are thrilled to have Dwayne join our Board of Directors. His background and forward-thinking approach will undoubtedly contribute to the continued growth and success of the CUANM.”

Dwayne Herrera’s appointment was made to fulfill the Board seat vacated by the retirement of Winona Nava and is a testament to the Credit Union Association of New Mexico’s commitment to leadership excellence. Dwayne’s expertise and vision are expected to play a key role in shaping the future of the association.

About Credit Union Association of New Mexico (CUANM)

The Credit Union Association of New Mexico is a trade organization that helps advance New Mexico’s credit union success through advocacy, education, and collaboration. CUANM has been helping credit unions help their members since 1958.

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