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Conference For League IT Execs

LAS VEGAS-The California Credit Union League, in conjunction with the New York Credit Union League, will host the first-ever IT Networking Symposium for State Credit Union Leagues at the Mirage Resort here Jan. 26-28, 2004.

"We are unique in that we have certain needs that our peers who work for other organizations may not, and when we need to find solutions to meet our organizations' needs, we often find that there is not always an exact fit," said John Drago, IT director for the California League.

For info: https:--secure.ccul.org-it-symposium, or (800) 472-1702, ext. 3279

Murphy Marks 30 Years At MCUL

WESTBROOK, Maine-Maine CU League President John Murphy is marking his 30th year with the MCUL and its service-subsidiary, Synergent. Murphy began his career with MECUL Services Corp. (now Synergent) working in the print shop and in 1992 was named president of the league and Synergent.

Murphy is only the third full-time MCUL president since its founding in 1938.

Colo. League Exec Is Elected

GREENWOOD, Village, Colo.-The Colorado CU League's Ron Rakowsky was elected as a District 4 representative to Greenwood Village City Council within Arapahoe County.

Rakowsky said he plans to maintain the high quality of city services, foster a positive business climate, and support the newly elected mayor's agenda.

Carter To Retire From DCUC

WASHINGTON-Stacey Carter, director of administration for the Defense CU Council (DCUC), has announced plans to retire effective Dec. 31.

Carter has been with DCUC for 15 years, after previously working as a special agent for the FBI.

Brockton CU To Change Name

BROCKTON, Mass.-The $1-billion Brockton Credit Union plans to change its name to HarborOne Credit Union in early 2004.

The 86-year-old CU said it is making the change because it now operates with 13 offices and that 66% of its deposits, 79% of loans and 72% of households come from outside the city of Brockton.

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