LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNCLE Credit Union, serving Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, re-elected Board Chairman Chung Bothwell and Vice Chairman Randy Werner to serve in their respective leadership positions for the 2017-2018 term. For more than 25 years, Bothwell and Werner have been highly instrumental in the financial cooperative’s growth while helping to ensure its long-term financial health. Bothwell commences her tenth term as Board Chairman as the credit union marks its 60th anniversary this year.

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“As a member-owned organization, each account holder at UNCLE has one vote in electing a board of directors and its officers – regardless of how much money the individual has on deposit. Having been entrusted to represent the interests of all of our members, our top priority is to promote each individual’s financial success,” said Bothwell, who has more than 34 years experience in financial management, strategic planning and business operations. Her education includes a Juris Doctor (JD) and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA).  “A steadfast leadership team and a dedicated staff have enabled us to continue to build solid value for our members while also helping to strengthen the community at large.”

UNCLE Credit Union Board Treasurer Lee Neely and Board Secretary Mila Shapovalov were also re-elected for the 2017-2018 term. Also retaining their seats were Board Directors Ellen Raber and John Stein. In addition, Robin Morris was re-elected to UNCLE‘s Supervisory Committee and Neda Gray was elected to succeed Mark Weiss, who retired this year as Supervisory Committee Chairman. A veteran member of the Committee, Gray brings an extensive background in Information Systems Security to her new role as Chairman. Currently employed as Organizational Information Systems Security Officer for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Gray has a wealth of experience in managing valuable, sensitive data.

About UNCLE Credit Union

Established in 1957, UNCLE Credit Union is an over $381 million, full-service financial institution that proudly serves more than 22,000 members. With financial centers in Pleasanton, Tracy, and three locations in Livermore, the organization offers the benefits of credit union membership and a full array of financial services to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. UNCLE Credit Union is renowned for its community involvement, professional and personalized service, and unwavering commitment to helping members achieve their financial goals. To learn more, visit

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