More than 300 credit union volunteers and staff will attend the CUNA Supervisory Committee and Internal Audit Conference, which begins Monday in Las Vegas.
Unique for its focus on credit union oversight issues, the three-day conference provides supervisory committee members and internal auditors—as well as volunteers, CEOs, and compliance professionals—with insights, strategies, and best practices.
By completing specifically identified sessions, attendees can also earn credits toward the Certified Credit Union Volunteer designation.
“This conference is an excellent opportunity to get an auditing education and a summary of activities regarding the current year,” says Jim Hicks, supervisory committee chair at Meriwest Credit Union in San Jose, Calif. “In addition, we’re exposed to an overview of future situations.”
The event features general session presentations each day:
Breakout sessions cover a wide variety of educational and informational topics, including:
The final session Monday figures to yield a wealth of actionable insights. Attendees will split into four groups to take part in discussions led by the CUNA Supervisory Committee Advisory Board that address hot topics and best practices relative to credit unions of similar size.
The event also features two preconference workshops: Supervisory Committee Fundamentals, led by Tim Harrington of TEAM Resources, and Leveraging the Alignment of Risk and Internal Audit to Improve Organizational Performance, guided by Tony Ferris of the Rochdale Paragon Group.