Diana Dykstra

America's Credit Unions

Diana Dykstra is a dynamic chief executive with more than 40 years of experience in leading top organizations in the financial services industry. She is currently the President/CEO of the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.

Previously, Diana served as President/CEO of San Francisco Fire Credit Union and CoastHills Federal Credit Union, as well as a Senior Vice President of Patelco Credit Union. During her tenure as Senior Vice President at The Golden 1 Credit Union, Diana led her team to develop the prototype of the now successful Credit Union Direct Lending (CUDL) program.

Diana, a certified International Credit Union Development Educator (ICUDE), is a 1992 graduate and current President of Western CUNA Management School. She was awarded the James D. Likens Alumni Recognition Award in 2001, the California League’s Distinguished Service Award in 2002, the Phil Greer Lifetime Achievement Award from the CUNA Lending Council in 2012, the American Association of Credit Union Leagues’ highest honor—the Eagle Award—in 2014 and most recently is The National Credit Union Foundation’s 2019 Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winner.

Diana was named Chair of the WOCCU Board of Directors in 2022. She has served on the Board since 2016. Diana previously served as chairman and board member of the California Credit Union League. She is also currently serving on the board of directors of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL), CUNA Strategic Services, Global Women’s Leadership Network, PolicyWorks, and Plexcity—a cooperative business for member credit union leagues.