CA League Board of Directors and Audit Committee Election Results

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Nominations for the California Credit Union League’s 2019-20 Board of Directors and Audit Committee elections opened on July 1, 2019.

There were ONE (1) Asset Group A Director, ONE (1) Asset Group B Director, TWO (2) At Large Director, and ONE (1) Audit Committee Member positions available this year.

By the close of Nominations on July 31, 2019, TWO (2) Asset Group B nominees and TWO (2) Audit Committee Member nominees were approved as candidates for the online ballot. As there were TWO (2) At Large Director positions, and ONE (1) Asset Group A Director position, those nominees were approved as candidates and deemed elected by acclamation.

Online voting was opened on August 10, 2019, and closed on August 31, 2019. Of the 236 member credit unions authorized to vote this year, a total of 94 qualified ballots were cast — representing a 40 percent credit union participation level with a total voting strength of 54 percent.

The California Credit Union League’s (CCUL) Audit Committee convened on September 5, 2019, to review and certify the 2019 Online Voting Results. The Committee is pleased to report the following certified results:

Elected Board of Directors
As follows:

  • Rosie Zarubick, CEO, Novo FCU (Asset Group A Director) *
  • Charles Papenfus, CEO, Inland Valley FCU (Asset Group B Director)
  • Geri LaChance, President/CEO, SESLOC FCU (At Large Director) *
  • Jon Hernandez, President/CEO, CalCom FCU (At Large Director) *
  • * Elected by Acclamation

Audit Committee
As follows:

  • Jill Meznarich, Chief Audit Executive/SVP, SchoolsFirst FCU

The League congratulates Rosie, Charles, Geri, and Jon on their re-election, and welcomes Jill to her first term on the Audit Committee. The League looks forward to their service on behalf of California’s credit unions.

Any Questions May Be Directed to the CCUL Executive Office as Follows:
By Mail:           

  • California Credit Union League
  • c/o Davina Law, Executive Assistant
  • PO Box 51476
  • Ontario, CA 91761-0076

By E-mail:

By Phone:

  • 800.472.1702, ext. 6005

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