Washington D.C. – The 2015-2016 Board of Trustees and officers were elected at the annual meeting of the Financial Counseling Association of America in Chicago late last month. The organization also announced a name change at the meeting from the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies, AICCCA, to FCAA.
Chairman of the Board is Christopher Viale with Cambridge Credit Counseling Corp. In addition to Viale, Family Financial Education Foundation’s William Richard Cluny, Credit Advisors Foundation’s Sam Hohman, Pioneer Credit Counseling’s Todd Ossenfort, Debt Reduction Services’ Melissa Pearson and Alliance Credit Counseling, Inc.’s Kevin Porter make up the Board of Trustees.
The officers for 2015-2106 are American Financial Solutions’ Cindy Seremek, treasurer, American Consumer Credit Counseling’s Tracey Macomber, secretary, Springboard’s Todd Emerson, vice president, and Take Charge America’s David Richardson, vice president.
“I am thrilled to work with this dedicated group as FCAA continues to improve on its mission to advocate for consumers,” said Kevin Weeks, president, FCAA. “This is an exciting time for our association. More than ever, consumers are in need of the services our members provide.”
Elections are held at the annual conference. Trustees are elected to a rotating three year term and officers to a one year term.
About FCAA: The Financial Counseling Association of America was founded in 1993 as the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies. FCAA is a national membership organization established to promote quality and professional delivery of financial counseling services. FCAA and its members are focused on financial education, efficient processes and advanced technology to best serve consumers. FCAA members are independent nonprofit agencies that advocate for debtors and annually counsel more than 600,000 consumers. Visit www.fcaa.org for more information.