John C. Gibardi Named Chairman of New Jersey Credit Union Advisory Council

Contact: Ron McLean, Association SVP
(800) 342-9835, ext. 8191, cell: (518) 469-5945
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(April 4, 2013 - Albany, NY) – John C. Gibardi, a New Jersey state chartered credit union member and President/CEO of Entertainment Industries FCU, was elected chairman of the New Jersey State Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) on March 27. He will serve a 1 year term as chair.

The CUAC was created by the New Jersey State Legislature in 1984 as a vehicle for credit unions to advise state government on credit union-related issues. Members are nominated by the governor and must be confirmed by the State Senate.

Mr. Gibardi, who also serves on the Board of the Credit Union Association of New York, is one of five CUAC members. He began his five-year term in 2008. Entertainment Industries FCU is based in New York City and has a presence in Elizabeth and Lyndhurst, N.J.

CUANY President/CEO William J. Mellin commended Mr. Gibardi on his election, saying “John Gibardi is a dynamic leader that understands the needs and operating environments of credit unions in New York and New Jersey. We congratulate him on this wonderful accomplishment. The CUAC will be well-served by having such a dedicated professional at the helm.”

The Credit Union Association of New York has served as the trade association for the state’s credit unions for 96 years. New York credit unions have assets of more than $62 billion and serve 4.8 million members. To learn more about the Association, visit www.cuany.org. To find a credit union or learn more about the credit union movement, visit www.asmarterchoice.org.

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