April 27, 2022
Nusenda Credit Union conducted its 86th annual meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The meeting reviewed Nusenda’s successes, growth, and community support during 2021. Highlights focused on the Credit Union’s commitment to helping its more than 236,000 members, investing in employees’ well-being, and supporting community programs doing great work across New Mexico. Credit Union leadership shared that, according to Credit Union National Association, members received more than $34 million in financial benefits. Additionally, the Credit Union returned more than $6.6 million in cash to members through Earn Your Return member dividends and Community Rewards. The Credit Union, Nusenda Foundation, and Credit Union employees donated $1.7 million to communities and people throughout the state. Nusenda’s 2021 highlights can be viewed at Nusenda.org/about.
During the annual meeting, Denise Irion, Ramon “Ray” Renteria, and Randall “Randy” Trask were elected to serve on Nusenda’s Board of Directors for three-year terms. Irion is the Director of the Administrative Services Division of the State of New Mexico Department of Taxation. Renteria is an accountant for the College Enrichment Program (CEP) with the Division of Student Affairs at the University of New Mexico. Trask is the Founder and President of the New Mexico Trade Alliance, a non-profit economic development organization that oversees the international trade for the State of New Mexico and economic and workforce development initiatives for the Air Force Research Lab in New Mexico.
The following officers were reelected: Chair John Landis and Vice Chair Ann Brooks. Ralph Wallace was elected as Secretary/Treasurer.
Nusenda Credit Union was established in 1936 and serves New Mexicans and their communities from Taos to Las Cruces. Joe Christian is the President and CEO of Nusenda Credit Union.