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NYIB: 6,926 Presentations Made

MADISON, Wis.-The National Youth Involvement Board is reporting that during the 2003-04 school year credit unions across the U.S. presented a record 6,926 classroom presentations, but did not eclipse the 213,025 students reached in 2002-03. The NYIB said that as of June 30, 2004, although more than 1,100 additional presentations were made by 165 more credit union presenters than in the 2002-03 school year, 191,811 students took part in the financial skills presentations. "Credit unions are realizing that making their presence known in the nationwide focus on financial literacy is a demonstration of their unique philosophy," said NYIB chairman Rachel Parrent.

CUES Exec Officers Are Named

MADISON, Wis.-CUES has named its executive board officers for 2004-05. They are: chairman, Gary Irvin, CEO of FORUM CU, Indianapolis; vice chairman, Rose Bartolomucci, CEO of Kent CU in Ohio; treasurer, Carol A. Humenick, EVP with Atlantic Credit Union in Newtown Square, Penn., and secretary, Mark Hawkins, CEO of Altura CU, Riverside, Calif.

McClellan Named MAX CEO

MONTGOMERY, Ala.-MAX Federal Credit Union has named H. Greg McClellan as President & CEO effective Jan. 1, 2005. McClellan succeeds Thomas E. Ballow, Jr. who is retiring Dec. 31. McClellan joined MAX in 1984 and is currently the EVP/COO, and prior to that was VP-internal operations. McClellan holds numerous volunteer positions on a variety of credit union organizations.

University FCU The Place To Work

AUSTIN, Texas-University FCU here has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Central Texas by the Austin Business Journal for large companies having more than 250 employees. The recognition was achieved based on employee survey feedback measuring key areas of employee commitment and satisfaction in several areas. Among the programs offered by UFCU are leadership development, fitness reimbursement, matching charitable contributions, employee assistance, discounted employee loans, and tuition reimbursement.

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