NCUA’s Dec. 1 Hispanic outreach discussion will be streamed

November 25, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (11/25/15)--Those interested in the National Credit Union Administration’s Dec. 1 panel on reaching Hispanic members can view the event via live stream, the agency announced Tuesday. Registration is required, and the live stream will begin 15 minutes before the panel discussion begins.

The session, titled “Unique Challenges and Opportunities Serving Hispanic Credit Union Members,” was first announced by the NCUA Nov. 12 and will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. (ET) at the NCUA’s headquarters in Alexandria, Va.

The discussion itself will feature a panel of experts discussing the opportunities for credit unions to better serve Hispanic members, the challenges that come along with those opportunities and strategies for credit unions seeking to strengthen outreach efforts.

The panelists are:

  • Miriam De Dios, CEO of Coopera, a consulting firm specializing in reaching Hispanic audiences;
  • Maria Martinez, president/CEO of Border FCU, Del Rio, Texas, and co-chair of the Network of Latino Credit Unions and Professionals;
  • Robert Peterson, president/CEO of One Source FCU, El Paso, Texas; and
  • Sergio Osuna, supervisory examiner with NCUA’s Region V office.

The discussion will be followed by a brief question-and-answer session.