Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Idaho league names outstanding pro, volunteer
BOISE, Idaho (6/2/09)--The Idaho Credit Union League named recipients for its Outstanding Professional of the Year and Outstanding Volunteer of the Year awards.
The awards were presented during the league's 73rd annual meeting.
Val Guenther, CEO of Lewis Clark CU in Lewiston, received the Professional of the Year award. She has worked in the Idaho credit union movement for more than 30 years. Guenther is an advocate for youth financial literacy; serves as vice chair of the board of League Services, Inc., the for-profit arm of the Idaho league; chairs the league's scholarship committee; and serves on its Credit Unions for Kids Committee.
Ron Anderson, chairman of Kamiah (Idaho) Community CU, received the Outstanding Volunteer award. He chairs the credit union's board of directors and has been involved with the league's Hike the Hill events in Washington, D.C. He also has been involved with community events, such as volunteering to repair the city's American Legion building and contributing to Credit Unions for Kids.