Mr. Dankese was employed as an Assistant Director of the MIT Office of Budget and Financial Planning, a Budget Director, and an Assistant Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs, in addition to working in the Controller’s Accounting Office at MIT. He is currently the Treasurer of the Board of Directors and a member of its Executive Committee, also serving as Chair of the Asset/Liability Management (ALCO) and Investment and Functions Committees. Mr. Dankese has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee (2003-2005), the President of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee (1990-1992) and the Chair of the Facilities, Banquet & Functions, Marketing and Planning Committees. He was also a member of the Election Process Review Committee. Mr. Dankese is the recipient of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Basic, Filene, Raiffeisen, Bergengren, Desjardins, Herring, Maxwell, and Credit Union Leadership and Technology Awards. In 2009, he was awarded the 30 Years of Exceptional Service Award by the Credit Union. He began his Credit Union service as a member of the Supervisory Committee. Over the years, he has successfully championed the addition of MIT Graduate and Undergraduate students to our field of membership as well as the addition of more operating space at Technology Square and the Student Center. He also helped in adding new products and services such as IRAs, Mutual Funds and Shared Branching.