HARRISBURG, Pa. (4/1/13)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association has announced its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners are Dave Ackerman and Dr. Ross McFarland.
Ackerman, CEO of USX FCU in Pittsburgh, has been named PCUA's Professional of the Year. He has served in the credit union movement for 25 years, 14 of them in his position as CEO. He serves as vice chairman of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation Board and is chairman of the foundation's Grants Committee.
McFarland, treasurer of Tri County Area FCU, Pottstown, is the 2013 Volunteer of the Year, PCUA said. He has served 34 years in various volunteer positions at credit unions and has been treasurer for 18 years. McFarland has been a member of the board of the Montgomery Chapter of Credit Unions for more than two decades and is active in its fundraising projects and other programs. He participated in the 1991 Operation Grassroots rally and the 1998 campaign for H.R. 1151, the Campaign for Consumer Choice. He also led the way to open a student branch at Pottsgrove High School.
They will be presented the awards May 18 during PCUA's Annual Convention in Hershey.