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SFPCU Board of Directors

The Board of Directors are volunteers elected by the SFPCU membership who are responsible for strategic planning of the Credit Union. The Board of Directors work to ensure that members' interests and needs are being served.

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Glenn SylvesterGlenn Sylvester
Chair

Glenn Sylvester

Glenn Sylvester

Chair

Glenn is now serving his 33rd year with the San Francisco Police Department, the same number of years he has been married to Nida. They have four children. Glenn joined the SF Police Credit Union in 1978 but it wasn't until 2008 that he was elected to the Board of Directors.

Glenn's talent with computers has served him and the San Francisco Police Department well. He recently worked at CSI, which entails the forensic recovery and analysis of computer data from computers used in the commission of crimes. He currently works with the Mission Station Investigations Team conducting field Investigations. He also provides Cyber Crime training for both public and private sectors throughout the State of California and on an international level.

His computer background influences his desire for improved communications between members, volunteers and employees of the SF Police Credit Union.

 

Michael HebelMichael Hebel
Vice Chair

Michael Hebel

Michael Hebel

Vice Chair

Mike joined both the San Francisco Police Department and the SF Police Credit Union in 1966. His degrees consist of: a law degree from Golden Gate University, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from U.C. Berkeley, a Master of Science from California State University at Pomona, a Master of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

He also has been a Financial Planner, certified by the Financial Board of Standards.He specializes in retirement and investment planning. He is a member of five investment clubs, and is the president of three of them. He has been an active member of the California Bar since 1974 and has served as the San Francisco Police Officer's Association's Welfare Officer, advising and representing member and their families in retirement and employee injury matters. Mike has been married to Gity Joon for fourteen years.

Mike's goal is to keep the SF Police Credit Union competitive and retain its member participation.

CasciatoAl Casciato
Board Secretary

Casciato

Al Casciato

Board Secretary

Retired Captain Al Casciato served 42 years in the San Francisco Police Department. During his career, he served on many boards and commissions. Most notably he served as President of the San Francisco Police Officer's Association and President of the San Francisco Employees Retirement System.  Al has been a member of the Credit Union since joining the force. Today his wife, Maritza, and his children and their respective spouses are all SFPCU members.

Al was born, raised and educated in San Francisco. He is a graduate of California State University San Francisco and the FBI National Academy.  Aside from his pro bono service at SFPCU, he spends his retirement on other boards that also assist the San Francisco community and maintains a business consulting firm.  

Robert PutsRobert Puts
Director

Robert Puts

 Robert Puts

Director

Bob was born and raised in San Francisco. While attending San Francisco State University, Bob was serving as an SF Police Cadet. Bob received his degree in Sociology and joined the San Francisco Police Department in 1974. As many others did, he immediately joined the SF Police Credit Union. In 1991 Bob was appointed to the Credit Committee, where he served for eight years. He spent two years on the Supervisory Committee and has for the last eight years been a member of the Board of Directors, serving as Chairman during the year 2008.

Bob served in both Patrol and the Bureau of Inspectors during his thirty-year career. When he retired in 2004 he was the Commander of Patrol. After one year of retirement he entered the private security sector and is currently the Corporate Security Manager of Pacific Gas and Electric.

Bob and his wife of 34 years, Debi, have two adult sons, John and Dan. They currently share their home with their 14-year old Golden Retriever, Brandi.

 

John MindermannJohn Mindermann
Director

John Mindermann

John Mindermann

Director

John is a native San Franciscan having attended Lowell High School, San Francisco State University and American University. Committed to public service, John began his career serving 8 1/2 years in the SFPD at Northern and Mission Stations, Operation S, Accident Bureau and the Solos. There he earned five meritorious awards and 44 commendations. In 1968, he began his career as a Special Agent in the FBI. First assigned to Texas where he investigated a wide variety of Federal crimes. A transfer brought him to Washington, D.C. in the early 70's where he became a SWAT team leader and conducted key interviews, identifying "the money trail" in the Watergate Case.

Promoted to Supervisor he was assigned to the original Behavioral Science Unit at Quantico, where he taught National Academy classes in crisis intervention, police stress/trauma, hostage negotiation and contributed to the Unit's efforts in the emerging field of profiling. He spent six months in England as an exchange FBI Police Instructor. In the early 80's, he was the FBI representative at the First Tokyo International Asian Organized Crime Conference.

John served 15 years on the SFPCU Credit and Supervisory Committees. John's role models were SF Police Officers and his Dad, who enjoyed 40 years of SFPD service (1928-1968), retiring as a Sergeant.

 

James HennessyJames Hennessy
Director

 

James Hennessy

James Hennessy

Director

Jim joined the San Francisco Police Department as a returning Vietnam veteran and served 34 years before retiring. He joined the SF Police Credit Union upon entering the Department and later began 22 years of volunteering. His subsequent two years of working at the San Mateo Branch make him the only current volunteer who also has been an employee of the Credit Union. In his lengthy volunteer career he has served on numerous committees: Loan, Political Action, Supervisory, Education, Strategic Planning and Budget. As a member of the Board of Directors he served two terms as the Chair, and is currently serving a 3-year term as a member of the Board of Directors.

Jim and his wife Vicki, who are both San Francisco natives, have been married for 33 years. They reside in San Francisco and have two adult children. Jim is grateful for the opportunity to give back to an institution that has provided sound financial planning and services to him and his family for these many years while continuing to serve the first responder extended community.

 

Stephen TacchiniStephen Tacchini
Director

Stephen Tacchini

Stephen Tacchini

Director

Stephen Tacchini's career in the San Francisco Police Department began in 1973 when he was a teenager, working as a cadet at the Hall of Justice. He joined the Department in 1977 and as a patrol officer, served at Northern and Mission Stations. After promotions to Sergeant and Inspector, Steve served at assignments in Administration and Investigations. He rose through the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain, Commander and Deputy Chief of Field Operations Bureau. He has supervised officers at Administration, Investigations and Patrol (including the Tactical Unit). Steve is very familiar with every aspect of the San Francisco Police Department. He is currently the Commanding Officer of the Traffic Company.

During those years Steve met and married his wife of twenty-six years, Lauretta. They have two sons, James who is 25 and Michael 22. He also found time to return to school and earn his Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University.

Steve began his membership with the SF Police Credit Union the same year he became a Cadet; 1973. He is grateful to the Credit Union for making possible the purchase of his first home, autos, education and providing "stable and secure investment options." He began serving as a volunteer in 1995 and has served on the Membership Committee, Supervisory Committee and, for the past seven years, the Board of Directors. He states he volunteers because he enjoys working with the dedicated members and employees of the SFPCU. Their professional performance has kept the Credit Union strong stable and secure and he intends to work hard into the future to maintain that status.

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Supervisory Committee

Frank HedleyFrank Hedley
Chair
Frank Hedley

Frank Hedley

Chair

Frank Hedley is the Chair of the Supervisory Committee of our Credit Union. Since he didn't come from the San Francisco Police Department he may not be known to you. Instead, he came through the ranks to become Chief of Police of San Bruno and then became City Manager. After 40 years of public service, he retired. During his police career he also served with the San Bruno Employees' Credit Union in a variety of volunteer positions, including the supervisory and audit committees. He was President of the Board of Directors when the San Bruno Credit Union was merged into the San Mateo County Credit Union.

Before public service, Frank spent several years in private banking, starting as a bookkeeper. He served also as a branch operations manager, loan officer, auditor/inspector and finally, as an assistant district operations manager. He left the private sector because he wanted to get into public service. Frank's banking, police and city administration background make him uniquely qualified to do the job of inspecting our Credit Union operations.

Barbara BrewsterBarbara Brewster
Committee Member
Barbara Brewster

Barbara Brewster

Committee Member

Barbara joined the San Francisco Police Department in 1975 and retired in 2003. She spent many years in the Tactical Unit and was one of the most quickly recognized members of that Unit with her positive outlook and quick smile.

She joined the SF Police Credit Union in 1976. She began volunteering with the Credit Union in 1995, when she became a member of the Credit Committee. In January, 2003, she began serving on the Supervisory Committee.

John Goldberg PhotoJohn Goldberg
Committee Member
John Goldberg Photo

John Goldberg

Committee Member

John Goldberg has been a member of the Credit Union since 1979, the same year he joined the San Francisco Police Department. With over 30 years of dedicated service with the SFPD, he currently serves in the Office of Administration. From the years 2000 – 2004, he was the Commanding Officer of the Fiscal Division and was responsible for a department budget in excess of $300 million, making him exceptionally qualified for inspection of the Credit Union's fiscal operations. Although John is new to volunteering with the Credit Union, he has previously volunteered and served on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Police Officers' Association.

John is a San Francisco native and lifelong resident of San Francisco, and has degrees from San Jose State University and San Francisco State University.

SFPCU Executive Officers

Eddie YoungEddie Young
President/CEO
Eddie Young

Eddie Young

President/CEO

Eddie Young joined the SF Police Credit Union six years ago as the Chief Financial Officer. In March 2014, Eddie was appointed as President/CEO.

Before joining the SF Police Credit Union Eddie was the CFO of San Francisco Fire Credit Union for fifteen years. In addition to his duties as the CFO, he was also responsible for the management of remote electronics services and member transaction item processing. Other responsibilities included the management of Information Technology, Risk Management, development and management of employee benefit plans, purchasing and facilities management.

Eddie also worked six years at a certified public accounting firm that specializes in auditing and consulting services for financial institutions. He has accounting and finance experience from his time working in the semi-conductor industry in the Silicon Valley.

Eddie has lived in San Francisco most of his life. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from San Francisco State University.

Rosalyn ReillyRosalyn Reilly
Executive Vice President / COO
Rosalyn Reilly

Rosalyn Reilly

Executive Vice President / COO

Rosalyn Reilly has served the SF Police Credit Union for twenty six years and is currently Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President. She is a colleague and member of the SFPCU's Executive Team, serves as Credit Manager and is a member of SFPCU's ALCO committee. As one of four Corporate Officers, Rosalyn is part of a team which contracts or otherwise acts on behalf of SFPCU's corporate business. For more than ten years Rosalyn has been a participant of the Strategic Planning Team which adopts corporate direction, product development and team/organizational initiatives including branching.

Prior to joining SF Police Credit Union in 1984, Rosalyn worked in management and finance at SF Symphony and Opera Association, Bank of California and Sumitomo Bank. She began her years with SFPCU in the Accounting Dept, leading to Vice President of Lending and eventually to her current position as COO/EVP.

Born, raised and educated in San Francisco, Rosalyn is most proud of her longstanding generational roots. Rosalyn takes pleasure spending time with her parents, daughter, son-in- law and two beautiful granddaughters. Her interests include creative cuisine, gardening and interior design projects.