UNCLE Credit Union re-elected Chung Bothwell as Board Chairman for the 2019-2020 term. Now commencing her twelfth term in this role, Bothwell has served in varied capacities on UNCLE Credit Union’s Board of Directors for more than two decades. She has been highly instrumental in guiding the credit union on a course of sustainable growth while safeguarding its long-term financial health. In 2018, Bothwell helped lead an expansion of the financial institution’s retail network with two successful mergers in San Joaquin County.
Employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Bothwell has a wealth of experience in financial management, strategic planning and budgeting. Her education includes a Juris Doctor (JD) and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree, as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Throughout Bothwell’s time with UNCLE, she has worked with Congress to advocate on behalf of credit union members, and has helped initiate impactful financial literacy programs in communities the credit union serves. Bothwell is a 2017 recipient of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues' J. Alvin George Outstanding Volunteer Award.
Also retaining their respective leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term were Vice Chairman John Stein, Ph.D. and Treasurer Lee Neely. In addition, veteran board directors John Freeman, Hugh Bussell and Bob Corey were re-elected to a three-year term. Corey also stepped up as Board Secretary, succeeding Mila Shapovalov, who remains an integral member of the board as a director along with Ellen Raber and Clay Smith.