Newly elected CUNA Board Chairman Brad Green began his tenure with a challenging question: what legacy will you leave for the credit union movement? Green said the CUNA/League system is as strong as it is today because of the engagement of member credit unions.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) welcomed attendees to the 2021 CUNA GAC Tuesday and was followed by Congressional leaders throughout the day. Schumer pledged to work with credit unions throughout the recovery to ensure the doors of opportunity remain open for all.
CUNA announced the election results for its new Board of Directors Executive Committee Members, including Brad Green, president/CEO of Listerhill Credit Union, who was named board chairman. The newly elected members will serve through the 2022 Annual General Meeting.
CUNA conducted its 87th Annual General Meeting Tuesday at the 2021 GAC, featuring a recap of the year and a look ahead. CUNA Board Chairman Troy Stang thanked his “amazing colleagues” on the board for their work keeping the movement relevant in 2020.
Credit unions embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion is good for business and advocacy, CUNA's Samira Salem wrote Tuesday, noting that with Democratic control of Congress and the White House, enhancing DEI in the financial services sector is a priority.
NCUA Chairman Todd Harper shared his priorities for pandemic recovery and thoughts on the path forward Tuesday at the 2021 CUNA GAC. Harper also said he believes NCUA should create a dedicated consumer protection compliance program.