Park Side CEO Appointed to FVCC Board of Trustees

Presta has served as president/chief executive officer of Park Side Credit Union since 2002

By Beacon Staff

The board of trustees at Flathead Valley Community College appointed Jeremy Presta of Kalispell to fill an open position.

Presta fills a vacancy following former chair Robert Nystuen appointment to the Montana Board of Regents. Presta will serve on the board until May 2016, and may run for election to serve the remainder of the current three-year term concluding in May 2017. Subsequent terms will be for a three-year period.

Presta has served as president/chief executive officer of Park Side Credit Union since 2002. Prior to Park Side, he served as officer of the bank, loan officer and credit analyst for First National Bank of Montana and assistant manager of CitiFinancial and AVCO Financial. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Montana.

An active volunteer, Presta serves on the Montana West Economic Development Board of Directors, Kalispell School District 5’s Career Field Advisory Committee and the Boys and Girls Club of Glacier Country Board of Directors. He is past president of Whitefish Rotary and serves as secretary/controller of the Montana Credit Union Network.

“I am honored and humbled to have been appointed to the FVCC Board of Trustees, and I know I have big shoes to fill,” said Presta. “I look forward to the opportunity of working with the other trustees in helping make a great organization even better.”

The FVCC Board of Trustees is the governing body of the college. The trustees are charged with the primary responsibilities of establishing college policies and selecting a president to administer the operations of the institution. The seven members are elected by the citizens of Flathead County and serve three-year terms on a rotating basis.