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Photos by David Hathcox inside nafcu Becker Passes Torch to Berger I n his final turn as president and CEO of NAFCU, Fred Becker gave two rousing presentations at the 46th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo in Boston. Becker retired on July 31 after 13½ years as the head of the organization. His annual “private conversation” drew more than 300 members, and he discussed a number of topics, including the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, corporate credit union stabilization, and the credit union federal corporate income tax exemption. During his farewell general session speech, Becker revealed a bit of his personal battle with cancer and related that battle to the challenges faced by the credit union industry during the recession. Becker spoke about crossroads, and how those situations must be met with “tenacity, resilience and adaptability.” In his remarks, incoming President and CEO B. Dan Berger promised the association will continue to keep members as the primary focus. Berger highlighted three key priorities: Fred Becker, outgoing president and CEO of NAFCU, onstage at NAFCU’s 46th Annual Conference and Solutions Expo in Boston 1. The association will operate with effectiveness and efficiency while keeping an eye on financial prudence. 2. The association will continue to serve as the chief advocate in Washington for credit unions. 3. The association will invest in technology, and expand education and training programs for members. During the NAFCU annual business meeting, the 2013–2014 executive committee and Board of Directors were announced. Mike Parsons, of First Source Federal Credit Union in New Hartford, N.Y., was re-elected as chair, while Ed Templeton, of SRP Federal Credit Union in North Augusta, S.C., continues as vice chair. Richard Harris of Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union in La Cañada Flintridge, Calif., was elected treasurer, and Jeanne Kucey of JetStream Federal Credit Union in Miami Lakes, Fla., was elected secretary. Two new members were also elected to the 11-person board: Jan N. Roche, president and CEO of State Department Federal Credit Union in Alexandria, Va., and Daniel Weichenand, CEO of Orion Federal Credit Union in Memphis, Tenn. Richard T. Metsger Confirmed to NCUA Board N ominated by President Barack Obama, Rick Metsger, a former Oregon state senator, was confirmed to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Aug. 1 by the full Senate. He was nominated in May. “NAFCU congratulates Mr. Metsger on his confirmation to the NCUA Board, and we look forward to working with him, the NCUA Board and staff to ensure a positive regulatory environment for credit unions,” said NAFCU President and CEO B. Dan Berger. Metsger’s term continues through Aug. 2, 2017. 6 The Federal CrediT Union September–OctOber 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Federal Credit Union September-October 2013

Voices & Opinions
Fromt the Chair
Inside NAFCU
Technology Today
What You Need to Know Now About EMV
core Competency
In Case of Emergency
Delivering for Dealers
Getting to Know...
Management Insight
Compliance Central
Inside NAFCU Services
From the President's Desk

The Federal Credit Union September-October 2013