HARRISBURG, Pa. (5/21/13)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association elected its board of directors officers and presented its professional and volunteer of the year awards last week at its annual meeting.
Maria LaVelle, CEO of Westmoreland Community FCU, Greensburg, Pa., was elected board chair, succeeding Michael Kaczenski, and Louise Lingenfelser, CEO of ClearChoice FCU, Wyomissing, was elected vice chair (Life is a Highway May 20).
The board also approved two new appointees to the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation: Amy Lichwa, CEO, Norwin Teachers FCU, Irwin, and Jeff Albert, CEO, People First FCU, Allentown. They replace outgoing members LaVelle and Edwin Williams, CEO, Discovery FCU, Wyomissing, who vacated his seat to assume a position on the National Credit Union Foundation Board.
PCUA also presented lifetime achievement awards to Dave Ackerman, CEO of USX FCU, Cranberry Township, who received the 2013 William W. Pratt Professional of the Year Award, and Dr. Ross McFarland, treasurer of Tri County Area FCU, Pottstown, recipient of the 2013 Joseph A. Moore Volunteer of the Year Award.