Nusenda Credit Union conducted its 85th annual meeting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. The meeting reviewed the Credit Union’s successes and community support during 2020 throughout COVID-19. Highlights focused on the Credit Union finding unique solutions to help members maintain access to their accounts and address a range of difficult personal situations. In addition, Credit Union leadership shared that through employee giving, Nusenda financial contributions, Nusenda Community Rewards®, sponsorships, a COVID emergency response fund, and other programs, Nusenda and its employees contributed almost $1.3 million to communities and people across the state. Nusenda’s 2020 highlights can be viewed at nusenda.org/about.
During the annual meeting Judy Cartmell, Martin Serna, and Ralph Wallace were all elected to serve on Nusenda’s Board of Directors for three-year terms. Cartmell is retired from UNM Health Sciences Center, where she was associate controller. Serna is retired from Central New Mexico Community College after 31 years of service, the last 17 as comptroller. After a 30-year career at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Wallace retired in 2013. Since retiring, he has been a consultant with e4-Services as a cloud migration project manager for organizations in New Mexico and Texas.
The following officers were reelected: Chair John Landis, Vice Chair Ann Brooks, and Secretary/Treasurer Denise Irion. Director of Financial Reporting at Presbyterian Healthcare Services Craig Kallsen, and Director of the College Enrichment & Outreach Programs at the University of New Mexico Jose Villar, were reappointed to the Supervisory Committee.