The deadline for National Credit Union Foundation Bite of Reality App grants is Aug. 31. The Foundation seeks to distribute up to $50,000 in grant funds to credit union organizations as part of this effort.
World Council of Credit Unions announced the 2018 International Credit Union (ICU) Day theme–“Find Your Platinum Lining”–celebrating the spirit of the global credit union movement, this year marking the 70th anniversary.
CUNA Councils announced the name change of the CUNA CFO Council to the CUNA Finance Council, to more closely unify members and their backgrounds with the intent of the group. The change is effective immediately.
Registration is open for CUNA Mutual Group’s ninth annual, day-long Discovery Conference on Aug. 16. The conference brings together innovation experts and credit union leaders to help credit unions prepare for upcoming 2019 strategic planning sessions.
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.