SAVANNAH, Ga. (5/28/15)--DOCO CU President/CEO Barry Heape will serve as chair of the Georgia Credit Union League’s board for a two-year term.
Heape, who leads Albany, Ga.-based DOCO CU, was elected during the league’s annual meeting, which was part of the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates (GCUA) annual convention.
"We all know credit unions are facing a lot of challenges,” said Heape. “I look forward to chairing this board of dedicated directors focused on helping credit unions contend with change as they help their members afford life."
The league board officers include:
Other board members are Pat Conn, CEO, United 1st FCU, Kingsland; Janet Davis, president/CEO, Kinetic CU, Columbu; Kelly Garmon, chief membership officer, Georgia's Own CU, Atlanta; Jay Gratwick, executive vice president/chief financial officer, Delta Community CU, Atlanta; Chris Leggett, president/CEO, LGE CU, Marietta; and John Rhea, CEO, Robins FCU, Warner Robins.
During GCUA’s Moses C. Davis Awards ceremony, Jerry Jordan, president/CEO, CGR CU, Macon, was recognized as the Professional of the Year. Volunteers of the Year were Walter Brill, Delta Community CU, Atlanta; Harold "Buz" Sawyer, Robins FCU; and Robert J. Fox, Altamaha FCU, Jesup.