National Credit Union Youth Month’s savings challenge railed young members to deposit $16.8 million in their credit union accounts this April—double the amount deposited during the challenge last year.
The National Credit Union Foundation board of directors has elected John Sackett, board treasurer of Royal Credit Union, Eau Claire, Wis., to its board. The CUNA board of directors recently designated Sackett, a CUNA board member, as a CUNA board representative on the Foundation board.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates has joined the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions and its partners in supporting Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance), a network of credit unions committed to the empowerment of U.S. born and immigrant Hispanics.
Nominations are now being accepted in both categories of the 2017 CUNA Compliance Professional Awards. A celebration of outstanding achievements in credit union compliance, the awards will be presented at the Fall CUNA Regulatory Compliance Certification School, to be held Sept. 17-22 in Nashville.
As safety officials worked around the clock monitoring the Oroville Dam in Northern California from Sunday to Monday, CEO John Cassidy and his team at Sierra Central CU were also in emergency-response mode making sure the credit union’s network was operating properly to serve members.
CUNA Strategic Services has entered into a strategic alliance with Vidyo, a provider of video communications and collaboration, to help credit unions discover the value of Vidyo’s customized, scalable video solutions.
CUNA’s compliance staff was recently asked about a garnishment order for a member’s that receives federal benefits. The credit union determined the member did not have enough and the member asked the order be paid in full using those funds.