CUNA Councils announced the name change of the CUNA CFO Council to the CUNA Finance Council. The new name more closely unifies the members and their professional backgrounds with the intent of the group. The change is effective immediately.
The National Credit Union Foundation has named Brian Griffith, CUDE, as its new director of marketing and communications. He will lead all the Foundation’s marketing, communications and public relations strategy and execution.
CUNA announced promotions Monday: Mike Schenk to CUNA's deputy chief advocacy officer for policy analysis and chief economist; Trey Hawkins to deputy chief advocacy officer for political action; Vicki Christner to VP of strategic communications.
CUNA Councils has officially launched their 2018 All In campaign. Starting in 2015, the annual campaign encourages credit unions to unlock the full value of CUNA Councils by signing up one credit union professional for each Council.
Forty-eight credit union volunteers received their Certified Credit Union Volunteer (CCUV) designations through CUNA Volunteer Certification School this past May in San Diego. These newly certified volunteers gained valuable knowledge on several different leadership and board related topics.
One of CUNA’s board members has recently ceased to be employed by a District 3, Class A credit union and is therefore ineligible to continue service in that position. The CUNA board of directors has agreed to hold a special election to fill that position, which will expire at the adjournment of the Annual General Meeting in 2021.
The Northwest Credit Union Association reports that its member credit unions have taken advantage of the NCUA’s Community Development Revolving Loan Fund to provide needed services to their memberships.
Young members deposited more than $15 million in their accounts in April during National Credit Union Youth Month’s savings challenge. Results were reported by 145 credit unions who participated in the challenge, sponsored by Fiserv and CUNA.