BOISE, Idaho (4/9/13)--The Idaho Credit Union League Board of Directors has named its new league/president, effective June 3. Chris Johnson will replace Alan Cameron, who is retiring June 30.
Johnson most recently was associated with The Collingwood Group as an independent consultant providing legal expertise to the group's mortgage purchase and servicing clients as well as compliance consulting services.
"I am a strongly committed advocate for credit unions," he said, adding that the league position "provides an attractive opportunity to support and advance the credit union movement in the Gem State."
Johnson served as vice president of state governmental affairs at the Credit Union National Associatio from 2006 to 2010. He also formerly worked for Freddie Mac as managing association general counsel, lending legal and advocacy support to Freddie Mac's mortgage purchase and servicing functions. He also managed the mortgage law department's staff and budget.
"I and the entire board are confident that Chris Johnson has the talent, skill and experience to build upon the foundation of service excellence the league has established under the leadership of Alan Cameron and to lead us into the future," said Brent Neibaur, CEO of Advantage Plus FCU, Pocatello, and chair of the Idaho league.