Carolinas Foundation announces new board leadership and officers
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
In conjunction with its quarterly board meeting, the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation held its Annual Meeting on February 11, 2020 to elect two new officers and executive committee members. The nominating committee recommended two candidates to the board for 3-year terms: Local Government FCU Chief Strategy Officer Ashley Ruffin (Raleigh, NC) and Carolina Foothills FCU President and CEO Scott Weaver (Greenville, SC). The term for Mark Caverly, President of Local Government FCU, expired at the end of 2019.
Additionally, the board approved a new slate for the executive committee serving 1-year terms which includes Bob Bruns of Charlotte Metro CU as Chair, Bonnie Cuiffo of SC FCU as Vice-Chair, David Brehmer of Vizo Financial re-elected as Treasurer and Brian Sponaugle of Greenville FCU as Secretary. Willard Ross of Coastal CU previously served as the Chair.
“The future of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation has never been more promising as we continue to strengthen our partnerships with credit unions in the Carolinas who are working each day to better the lives of members and make an impact in local communities,” noted Foundation President Lauren Whaley. “The tremendous leadership, mentorship, and management of the Foundation’s Board of Directors are guiding our success as we continue to celebrate philanthropic efforts and collaborate on programs and projects that build change, better our communities, and aid those in our industry.”
The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Board of Directors is appointed by the nominating committee to serve 3-year terms. Board members attend quarterly meetings to oversee financial and operating performance, program goals, and execution of donor-advised and other managed fund requests. Board members serve as ambassadors for funding the Foundation’s operations and programmatic expenses and make a personal pledge to the Foundation at the Annual Meeting.
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