NAFCU Announces 2013 NAFCU/PAC Credit Union Challenge Winners
Washington (April 15, 2014) - The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) has announced the winners of its 2013 NAFCU/PAC Credit Union Challenge, which is won through a combination of individual contributions from a credit union’s board, executives and senior staff.
“We are delighted to recognize the accomplishments of these exemplary credit unions and industry professionals,” said Dan Berger, NAFCU’s president and CEO. “These winners work tirelessly to ensure the credit union industry has an effective voice before Congress.”
Three credit unions won the Credit Union Challenge Award for raising the most money in direct individual contributions for NAFCU/PAC within their respective asset categories in 2013.
The winners are:
Central Virginia Federal Credit Union, Lynchburg, Va. (less than $250 million in assets);
SRP Federal Credit Union, North Augusta, S.C. ($250 million to $750 million in assets); and
Visions Federal Credit Union, Endicott, N.Y. (greater than $750 million in assets).
The individual Challenge winner is Ed Templeton, president and CEO of SRP Federal Credit Union. Templeton is vice board chair and director-at-large for NAFCU. Along with winning the individual Challenge, Templeton helped lead his credit union to the Challenge victory in their asset size by encouraging and instilling in them the importance of their participation inthe political process.
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions is the only national organization that focuses exclusively on federal issues affecting credit unions, representing its members before the federal government and the public.