Incumbents Selected to Serve New Terms

The nominating committee has selected three incumbents to serve a new three-year term as Board Members for our Credit Union. They are:

Yoshiko Fong has been a member of the Credit Union’s Board of Directors since 1997 and is currently the Board Treasurer. Prior to joining the Board, she served on the Supervisory Committee for seven years. Ms. Fong obtained her BS degree in Business/Accounting as well as an MBA at California State University, Los Angeles.

She worked for the Los Angeles Community College District as a Principal Accountant in both the Budget and Accounting departments. At Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Ms. Fong first joined the District as an Auditor, later serving as the Assistant Budget Director, where one of her responsibilities was developing a budget of $3 billion. She was later promoted to Director of Accounting, where she oversaw both the General Accounting and Business Accounting functions of the District. Her final position before retiring was as the Controller for LAUSD, overseeing all of the Accounting and Disbursements Division, which also included Payroll and Municipal Finance.

Outside of LAUSD, Ms. Fong served on the Board of Trustees for the Cal State LA Foundation, the primary fundraising entity for the college. She was also a member of the Board of Directors for the LAUSD Alliance of Asian Pacific Administrators.

With a 35-year tenure at California State University, Dominguez Hills, Dr. Ball-Parker has held various roles including Director of University Outreach and Information Services, Director of Early Outreach and Family and Community Initiatives, University Registrar, and Director of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Director of Alumni and Family Programs and she currently serves as the Director of the Presidential Scholars Program. Dr. Ball-Parker is heavily involved in her community.  She is an active member of the Los Angeles South Bay Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and The Harbor Area Chapter of The Links Incorporated. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills, her Master of Science in Community Clinical Psychology from California State University, Long Beach, and her Doctorate in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University. Dr. Ball-Parker has been a Board member for 11 years.  As a proud CSU Dominguez Hills Alumna she was awarded the Inaugural Toro Award for her exemplary contributions to the CSU Dominguez Hills community.   She has also written a children’s book with her granddaughter Katelynn that will be released in September.

Dr. Hawkins currently serves as an Assistant Superintendent, overseeing a budget exceeding $140 million. He is dedicated to building effective educational organizations and ensuring student success. His work includes developing Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP) that link curriculum, instruction, and funding to student needs. Dr. Hawkins has managed business services divisions and K-12 district operating budgets ranging from $25 million to $140 million, as well as facilities construction budgets from $10 million to $30 million. He leads teams of over 300 employees.

Dr. Hawkins holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Touro College and University System, and a Doctorate in Transformational Leadership from Bakke Graduate University. He is also a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Urban Superintendent Program, a Certified Chief Business Official through the California Association of School Business Officials, and an adjunct professor of business at the university level.

Are you interested in possibly serving as a volunteer?

Your Credit Union is a unique financial cooperative owned and operated by its members, not for profit. This means you have a say in how the Credit Union is run!

Our Board of Directors are members like you, who volunteer their time and expertise to represent the interests of the entire membership. They guide the Credit Union’s direction, and the management team reports to them regularly, ensuring decisions prioritize member needs.

The Nominating Committee is always accepting applications throughout the year, and each application will be reviewed and considered to serve in some capacity.