California CU League Seeks 'AnotherChatfield'

Register now

ANAHEIM, Calif. - (10/24/05) -- The search committee seeking areplacement for retiring California/Nevada leagues President DaveChatfield said it has sifted through some 300 resumes so far andremains on track to fill the post by Jan. 1, 2006. The committeewill meet here this week as part of the California/Nevada leagues'annual meeting at the Disneyland Hotel, which will be the lastannual meeting over which Chatfield will preside. He plans toretire April 1, 2006. Search Committee Chair Diana Dykstra,chairman of the league and CEO of San Francisco Fire Credit Union,said she expects 10-15 viable candidates' names to emerge from thisweek's discussions. The committee has identified approximately 15attributes the next president and CEO should have. "We recognize noone person will have all 15 attributes," said Dykstra. "Perhapssomeone will have a piece of all 15. We might see a candidate with10 to 15 years experience as a top credit union CEO, but with verylittle political experience. Maybe there is someone with strongpolitical acumen, but only three years experience with creditunions." Rudy Hanley, CEO of Orange County Teachers FCU spoke formany when he described the person he would like to see get the job:"Another Dave Chatfield would be nice."

For reprint and licensing requests for this article, click here.