ICU Foundation Perpetual Awards
Gene Artemenko Memorial (2001)
Gene Artemenko’s career at United Airlines Employees’ Credit Union spanned four decades. He served as president of the credit union from 1973 until 1991. Gene was a strong activist and also served on the Board of Directors of American Share Insurance, the Trust for Credit Unions, and the Governor’s Advisory Board.
Gene received numerous prestigious awards, including the Roy F. Bergengren Award and the United Airlines Award of Merit and Langel Award. In his personal life, Gene was an avid swimmer and played an active role in his church, serving as an elder and as a member of many committees.
Gifts from credit unions, related organizations, friends and family established this award.