Governor Abbott Names Chair And Appoints Three To The Credit Union Commission

Style Magazine Newswire | 4/24/2017, 2:09 p.m.
Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Sherri B. Merket and appointed Ricky “Rick” Ybarra and James L. “Jim” Minge to the ...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Sherri B. Merket and appointed Ricky “Rick” Ybarra and James L. “Jim” Minge to the Credit Union Commission for terms set to expire on February 15, 2023. Additionally, the Governor named Allyson “Missy” Morrow presiding officer. The commission supervises the Credit Union Department, which regulates all credit unions organized and chartered under the laws of the state of Texas.

Sherri B. Merket of Midland is an executive assistant at Hillander Private School. She is a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and of the Midland County Historical Commission. Merket attended Midland College, pursuing a degree in management and child development.

Ricky “Rick” Ybarra of Austin is the director of development for St. Edward’s University. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas, Charitable Gift Planners of Austin and the AGE of Central Texas Board of Directors. Ybarra received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from New Mexico State University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

James L. “Jim” Minge of Arlington is the president and CEO of the Texas Trust Credit Union. He is a member of the Texas State Society of Public Accountants and the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas State Society of Public Accountants. Minge received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.

Allyson “Missy” Morrow of San Benito is the CEO of the RGV Credit Union. She is a board member for the Harlingen Boys & Girls Club and United Way of Northern Cameron County. She also serves as a committee member of the RGV Livestock Show. Morrow received a Bachelor of Science in agricultural education from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in agricultural education from Texas A&M University.