Illinois Credit Union Hall of Fame
Rose Marie Baker
Rose Marie Baker has dedicated her life to the credit union movement. She is a charter member of the Sacred Heart Credit Union and has been a member for the last 50 years. Baker served on the supervisory committee for 30 years and as secretary for 10 years.
In addition to her involvement in her parish credit union, she also gave zealously of her time as a charter member of the Springfield City Credit Union. She was board chair for 10 years. Baker holds the distinction of being the first woman elected as president of the Sangamon Valley Chapter, a post she held for one year.
Not only is Rose Marie dedicated to the credit union movement, she is also highly regarded in Springfield. Upon her retirement as secretary to the Chief of Police for 38 years, she received the coveted "Key to the City" Award.
People who know Rose Marie talk about her civic pride and credit union zeal. It is truly an honor to include Rose Marie Baker for induction into the prestigious Illinois Credit Union Hall of Fame as a charter member.