June 20, 2016

The New York Credit Union Foundation board of trustees appointed their officers during their June 16 meeting in Saratoga Springs, New York. The meeting took place during the first day of the New York Credit Union Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Convention.

Former Vice Chair Catherine Benson, chief lending officer of CFCU Community CU, has been named the Foundation’s new chair. John Felton, manager/CEO of Southern Chautauqua FCU, will assume the duties of vice chair, and Jody Carpenter, VP of marketing and business development at UFirst FCU, was elected to serve as the board’s treasurer and secretary.

Two new trustees—Beverly Haar, regional sales manager at CUNA Mutual Group, and Daniel Keleher, EVP at Niagara’s Choice FCU—were also named to the Foundation board.