NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - (11/05/04) -- The National Association of CreditUnion Service Organizations (NACUSO) has announced a restructuring,management changes, and a realignment of its mission and long-rangeobjectives. The changes being made suggest the group plans toradically increase both its profile and the number of CUSOs andCUSO services available. The near-20-year-old trade group said thateffective Jan. 1, Bob Dorsa, who has been with NACUSO since itsinception, will step down and be replaced by Victor Pantea,president and COO of Member Gateways, LLC, and a NACUSO boardmember. A search for a new executive director is to be launched. Onthat same date Dorsa will take over as full-time executive directorof the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA.Meanwhile, NACUSO will enter into more formal partnerships withother organizations, including The Member Value Network, CounterIntelligence Associates, and CU Answers. NACUSO Chairman JohnUnangst said that CUSOs are being underutilized and have greatpotential.