2023 Board Nominees

2023 Inclusiv Board of Directors Nominees

Inclusiv is pleased to announce the nominees for the five open Board positions: Regions 2, 3, 4, 5 and At-Large. Voting begins online on Monday, April 3rd. The new Inclusiv Board of Directors will be announced at the Business Meeting on Wednesday, May 3rd  during our Annual Conference in Memphis, TN.


Region 2 Nominees


Jared Freeman
President/CEO, OnPath FCU (New Orleans, LA)

Jared Freeman first joined the credit union movement in 2005 with Guardian Credit Union, where he served many roles, ultimately as Chief Operations Officer. From there, he went on to lead ASE Credit Union as President and Chief Executive Officer before making a move to Leaders Credit Union, where he held the role of Chief Experience Officer. In August 2020, Freeman was named President/CEO of OnPath Federal Credit Union. Joining its 60-year history (2020), the University of Mobile graduate led the transformation of the credit union following...Read more.

Michaeljohn Green
Deputy Director of Economic Development, Miami-Dade County (Miami, FL)

Michaeljohn Green currently serves as the Deputy Director of Economic Development for Miami-Dade County.  He previously served as the Vice President of Community Development at Dade County Federal Credit Union and currently sits on the Credit Union’s supervisory committee. He studied Management information Systems and Economics at Harris Stowe State University. He proceeded to work in grass roots organizing with Acorn, but later found a home working for one of the nation’s top CDFI's in Justine Petersen. His success and passion for finance led...Read more.

Jama Haynes
CEO, Southern Teachers & Parents FCU (Baton Rouge, LA)

Jama is the Chief Executive Officer of Southern Teachers & Parents Federal Credit Union in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The credit union has served its membership for 84 years. Under her leadership, the credit union has made many technological advances, expanded loan programs, and adopted a credit score analysis program to aid members in saving money, improving their credit score, and allowing them to compete with other financial institutions. With over 30 years of credit union experience, Jama served as Member Service Supervisor...Read more.


Region 3 Nominees

Jeff Ivey
President/CEO, River City FCU (San Antonio, TX)

Jeff Ivey is President and CEO of River City Federal Credit Union, a CDFI, MDI and Juntos Avanzamos credit union located in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1936, the credit union serves members and businesses in Bexar County. Ivey has over 35 years in the financial industry, working at large regional and small community banks, as well as a large credit union prior to joining River City in 2018. He is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University and received his MBA from the University of Washington. Under Ivey’s leadership...Read more.

Tracey Jackson
CFO, Resource One CU (Dallas, TX)

Tracey Jackson is the Chief Financial Officer for Resource One Credit Union. She oversees all aspects of the institutions financial functions and is responsible for financial stability, planning and statements, cost analysis, budgeting, general ledger integrity and cost control systems. Jackson worked at Delaware State Federal Credit Union, where she served as their Chief Financial Officer for two years.  Prior to her time at Delaware State Federal Credit Union, Jackson worked for Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union and MECU Credit Union...Read more.


Region 4 Nominee

Diane Sandoval-Griego
Chief of Financial Empowerment, Guadalupe CU (Santa Fe, NM)

Diane Sandoval-Griego is the Chief of Financial Empowerment at Guadalupe Credit Union, where she has worked for 17 years. She is very passionate about identifying needs in the communities of her home state of New Mexico, which is ranked 3rd highest for poverty in the US.   GCU’s reach covers seven counties in Northern New Mexico and strives to provide access to fair financial services to the unbanked and the underbanked. Diane implemented the...Read more.


Region 5 Nominee

Michele Franqui Baquero
Executive President, CamuyCoop (Camuy, PR)
Michele Franqui Baquero has a Master's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Strategic Leadership. Her extensive knowledge of the Cooperative Principles is sustained with more than 33 years of training and experience in the Puerto Rican Cooperative Movement. Michele began working at the Camuy Savings and Credit Cooperative in 1987. Her dedication to work and excellence in her duties have allowed her to always reach higher-responsibility positions... Read more.


At-Large Nominee

Ed Sivak
Executive Vice President – Policy and Communications,
Hope CU (Jackson, MS)
Ed Sivak is the Executive Vice President of Policy and Communications for Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union (HOPE). As a member of HOPE’s executive team, Sivak leads the teams that drive the organization’s policy and advocacy agenda; and its communications with members, community partners, investors, media and other stakeholders. Since joining HOPE in 2001, the credit union has grown from a financial institution of $1 million in assets serving 1,200 people a year to one of the largest Black and women... Read more.

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