NAFCU Announces 2013 NAFCU/PAC Credit Union Award Winners

BOSTON, MA (July 12, 2013) — The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) announced the winners of its 2013 White Hat Award and the NAFCU/PAC Credit Union Challenge during its 46th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo in Boston this week.

“These winners work tirelessly to ensure the credit union industry has an active voice before Congress,” said Fred Becker, NAFCU president and CEO. “We are delighted to recognize the achievements of these exemplary credit unions and industry professionals.”

The White Hat Award is given to the NAFCU-member credit union that raised the most money for NAFCU/PAC in the past year. This year’s winner is Members 1st Federal Credit Union in Mechanicsburg, Pa., led by Bob Marquette, president and CEO. Members 1st FCU raised $81,000 in 2012 for NAFCU/PAC; this is the fifth year in a row it has won this award.

Three credit unions won the Credit Union Challenge Award for raising the most money in direct individual contributions for NAFCU/PAC within their respective asset categories in 2012.

The winners are:

  • Central Virginia Federal Credit Union, Lynchburg, Va. (less than $100 million in assets);
  • JetStream Federal Credit Union, Miami Lakes, Fla. (between $100-$250 million in assets); and
  • SRP Federal Credit Union, North Augusta, S.C. (more than $250 million in assets).

The individual winner is Ed Templeton, president and CEO, SRP Federal Credit Union.

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