"Interdependence between CUNA and the leagues remains critical to the continued success of the movement, and AACUL will play a central role in further strengthening those ties," Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO and ex-officio member of the AACUL board, said in a prepared statement.
Miller, who starts his new job on April 18, will also serve on Nussle's leadership team with dual reporting responsibilities to the AACUL board and Nussle.
I look forward to building on those relationships as AACUL's executive director to further shape and advance the credit union movement."
Kenyon assumed the chair position because she was AACUL's first vice chair, according to the association.
She has served on the AACUL board since 2010 and previously served as the organization's secretary and treasurer.
In her role as AACUL's first vice chair, Kenyon also served as chair of CUNA's Credit Union Legislative Action Council, according to AACUL.
"On behalf of the entire board, I want share my appreciation for the leadership that Wendell has provided over the past year, and we are pleased that he will continue to be an active member of AACUL," Kenyon said in a statement.
With Kenyon's transition, other members of the board will move up one spot, which includes first vice chair, Mark Cummins, president/CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network; second vice chair, Scott Simpson, president/CEO of the Utah Credit Union Association; treasurer, Diana Dykstra, president/CEO, California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues; immediate past chair William Mellin, president/CEO of the New York Credit Union Association and Susan Newton, AACUL executive director.