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Elliott elected to board

Charles Elliott

Charles Elliott, CLE, CUDE, Mississippi Credit Union Association President/CEO, was elected by acclamation to the Credit Union National Association board of directors for a three-year term.  CUNA is the largest national trade association in the United States serving America’s credit unions.

Elliott began his credit union career as a League Consultant in January 1980.  He later held the positions of Director of Education/Public Relations, Director of Consulting Services, and Executive Vice President of the Mississippi Credit Union League and League Services Corporation.  Elliott was appointed President/CEO of the Mississippi Credit Union Association in January 1989.

Elliott graduated with a B.S. Degree in Business/Management from Mississippi State University.  He is a Certified League Executive and a Credit Union Development Educator.  He has served on many crediut union boards, and was chairman of the Credit Union House Board of Directors and president of the Mississippi Society of Association Executives.  He currently is on the CUNA Volunteer Leadership Committee, the AACUL Political Involvement & Grassroots Committee and the MSAE Board of Directors.

Sen. Trent Lott appointed Elliott as a delegate to President Clinton’s Summit on Retirement Savings in 1998.  He was also appointed as a delegate to President Bush’s Savers’ Summit in 2002.

In February of 2006, he received the National Credit Union Foundation’s Anchor Award for his “extraordinary strength and perseverance” in helping credit unions recover Hurricane Katrina.

In January of 2006, Charles received a President’s Award from the American Association of Credit Union Leagues.  In 2008, he was inducted to the Credit Union House “Hall of Leaders.”


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