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Gunn Named To NASCUS Board

ARLINGTON, Va.-Doris B. Gunn, deputy commissioner of the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions, has been elected to the NASCUS board of directors, replacing Parker Cann. Cann is leaving his position as director of Washington's Division of Credit Unions to become executive vice president of Arrowhead CU, San Bernardino. A member of the NASCUS Accreditation Review Team, Gunn joined the OFI in 1982 as a field officer and will be a featured speaker at NASCUS' 27th Annual Conference in September.

Financial Assistance Available

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation, which supports professional growth opportunities for CU leaders, has introduced a new scholarship program that will provide financial assistance for credit union employees and volunteers in California and Nevada to help them pursue a graduate degree. The foundation will make four awards of $2,000 each during the 2002-2003 school year. Scholarships are available toward tuition, books, materials, and fees for enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program at a California or Nevada college or university, with a course of study within the business industry. Deadline for applying is Aug. 15. For info: www.ccul.org.

Roy First Winner of Scholarship

BATON ROUGE, La.-Connie Roy, president/CEO of Lafayette Schools' FCU, has been named the first recipient of the Edgar L. Fontaine Memorial Scholarship. Roy was one of 12 professionals and volunteers who applied for the scholarship. The three-year scholarship to the Southeast CUNA Management School in Athens, Ga. Pays 100% tuition for the first year and 50% tuition for the second and third years, and is named after Fontaine, league president from 1947-1989. Roy, who has been with the credit union since 1988, was cited for being instrumental in developing the credit union's membership and in growing the $11-million credit union (in 1988) to the $53-million credit union that it is today.

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