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Association Welcomes New Board Leadership

The MD|DC Credit Union Association held its annual business meeting June 13 and announced new leadership of its Board of Directors.

Laura Eacho, EVP/Chief Operating Officer at Educational Systems FCU, was named the new Board Chair. Eacho, who has been on the Board since 2017 and most recently served as Vice Chair, replaces outgoing Chair Rick Wieczorek who is President/CEO at NIH FCU.

Board election results were also announced at the annual business meeting. The following Directors were elected to three-year terms:

  • Eric Church, President/CEO, First Financial FCU of MD (re-elected, At-large Director)
  • Laura Eacho, EVP/Chief Operating Officer, Educational Systems FCU (re-elected, At-large Director)
  • Jeff Goff, CEO, WSSC FCU (re-elected, At-large Director)

Additionally, Vicki Johnston, President/CEO, Nymeo Federal Credit Union, was named to the Board as the Suburban Chapter Director.

The Executive Officers for 2023-2024 are:

  • Chair: Laura Eacho, EVP/COO, Educational Systems FCU (At-Large Director)
  • Vice Chair: Kristin Shultz, President/CEO, Spectra Credit Union (At-large Director)
  • Treasurer: Jeff Goff, CEO, WSSC FCU (At-large Director)
  • Secretary: Becky McKenzie, President/CEO, WEPCO FCU (Western MD Chapter Director)

“On behalf of the MD|DC Credit Union Association, I look forward to working with Laura in her new role as Chair and want to thank Rick for his tremendous service,” said John Bratsakis, President/CEO, MD|DC Credit Union Association. “The Board’s collective experience, insight and vision will guide our strategic direction and support us as we continue to deliver the exceptional value our members have come to expect.”

The Association’s Board consists of 13 Directors. The remaining Directors are:

  • Timothy Anderson, President/CEO, U.S. Senate FCU (DC Chapter Director)
  • John Hamilton, President/CEO, MECU Credit Union (At-large Director)
  • Theresa Mann, Vice President/Chief Risk Officer, NASA FCU (At-large Director)
  • Tonia Niedzialkowski, President/CEO, Point Breeze Credit Union (Baltimore Chapter Director)
  • Joseph Sparacino, Board Treasurer, SkyPoint FCU (Volunteer Director)
  • Dave Sweiderk, President/CEO, SECU (At-large Director)
  • Rick Wieczorek, President/CEO, NIH FCU (At-large Director)

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