Association welcomes Kendra Rubin as new VP of governmental affairs

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The New York Credit Union Association has selected Kendra C.J. Rubin as its vice president of governmental affairs. Today marks her first day with the Association.

Rubin, an attorney, graduated from Albany Law School in 2012. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and rhetoric from the University at Albany.

“Kendra is a skilled attorney who brings a wealth of knowledge and public sector experience to the New York credit union movement,” said Association President/CEO William J. Mellin. “I’m pleased to welcome Kendra to the Association, and I look forward to introducing her to the credit union community.”

Most recently, Rubin served in the New York Department of Health as deputy director of the Bureau of Program Counsel. She has also held various roles in the executive chamber under Gov. Andrew Cuomo, where she served as director of appointments, assistant counsel to the governor and special assistant to the governor for briefing.

“I’m excited and eager to bring the skills I’ve acquired through my time in government to the world of credit unions,” said Rubin. “I look forward to engaging our policymakers and working closely with the state’s credit unions to advance an aggressive advocacy agenda.”

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