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  • Northeast Credit Union elects new supervisory committee

    PORTSMOUTH - Northeast Credit Union has appointed Donald Kenney, Daniel Raposa, and David Paciencia to the Supervisory Committee of its Board of Directors. They bring the credit union many years of leadership experience across multiple industries including finance, healthcare, and education. As members of the committee, Kenney, Raposa, and Paciencia will ensure Northeast Credit Union continues to protect the financial welfare of its members with the utmost care and professionalism. The committee will also provide advice, assistance, and support to the Board of Directors in its oversight of credit union operations and responsibilities.

    Kenney is the retired Chairman and CEO of Equiserve, a stock transfer agency based in Massachusetts. Prior to his role at Equiserve, he was a banker in both commercial banking and the Federal Reserve System with more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry. Kenney has also served on Board Audit committees for other institutions. Originally from Kalamazoo, MI, Kenney now resides in Meredith.

    Raposa of York Harbor, Maine is currently employed by Exeter Health Resources. His background includes both education and healthcare fundraising where he has engaged both individuals and businesses to support a shared mission. Raposa also has strong connections in multiple communities served by NECU, which will aid the committee in ensuring that the credit union remains community-focused. 

    Paciencia is a retired school district superintendent who now resides in Kittery, Maine where he volunteers for York Hospital and also serves as the financial secretary for the Knights of Columbus of St. Christopher’s Church. His experience includes education consultant, public speaker, math and computer science teacher, assistant principal and principal, and president of the New York State Council of Superintendents. Paciencia brings the credit union his experience managing large numbers of personnel, creating successful budgets, and negotiation skills.

    “We are very fortunate to have such a diverse and accomplished supervisory committee,” said Phillip Sullivan, Chairman of the Board. “These new committee members come to us from a breadth of different backgrounds and offer the credit union a set of fresh perspectives as we continue to grow and serve more members in our communities.”

    About Northeast Credit Union
    Since 1936, Northeast Credit Union (NECU) has been helping people with their financial needs and giving back to the local communities. NECU has $1.5 billion in assets and serves more than 130,000 members at 19 branches throughout New Hampshire and Maine. NECU is member-owned, operating not-for-profit, but for service, which allows the revenue generated by its services to be given back in the form of lower interest rates on loans, reduced fees, attractive earnings on savings and investments, and around-the-clock access to the latest electronic services. For information, visit www.necu.org.