Minnesota Credit Union Network Elects New Directors at 2012 Annual Meeting
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) held its Annual Meeting & Convention on April 13-14 at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington. More than 330 credit union professionals and volunteers were in attendance, representing 78 credit unions. Additionally, the meeting welcomed more than 125 individuals from 52 service organizations.
Also at MnCUN’s annual business meeting, three incumbent and three new representatives were elected to terms on the MnCUN Board of Directors:
- Chuck Albrecht of Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Baxter was reelected to represent credit unions outside Minnesota’s seven-county Metro Area.
- Mary Hansen of Mayo Employees Federal Credit Union in Rochester was elected to represent credit unions with greater than 10,000 members.
- Julia Havens of Riverview Credit Union in South St. Paul was elected to represent credit unions with 2,000 or fewer members.
- Nick Meyer of Minnesota Valley Federal Credit Union in Mankato was reelected to represent credit unions outside of Minnesota’s seven-county Metro Area.
- Patrick Pierce of City & County Credit Union in St. Paul was reelected to represent credit unions within Minnesota’s seven-county Metro Area.
- Sandra Wiederholt of Ecolab Credit Union in St. Paul was elected to represent credit unions with 2,001 to 10,000 members.
The MnCUN Board also elected its table officers for 2012:
- Chairman Patrick Pierce of City & County Credit Union in St. Paul;
- Vice Chairman Chuck Albrecht of Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Baxter; and
- Secretary/Treasurer Jeff Schwalen of Hiway Federal Credit Union in St. Paul.
In addition to the Board elections and the MnCUN Business Meeting, the conference was filled with many other activities. MnCUN’s Annual Meeting featured many prominent guests including CUNA President & CEO Bill Cheney, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and credit union experts Jim Aho, Mark Arnold and Rex Johnson. Nearly twenty educational workshops were held throughout the two days, as well as a tradeshow, receptions and fundraisers. The Family Involvement Council Silent Auction and Credit Unions for Kids poker tournament provided entertainment and raised money throughout the conference.
The Minnesota Credit Union Network is an organization representing the state’s 141 not-for-profit cooperative credit unions serving more than 1.5 million member-owners in Minnesota. For more information, visit www.mncun.org.