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CULAC recognizes top achievers for 2015

The organization is the federal political action committee of CUNA.

February 24, 2016

The Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) presented its highest honors during the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.

CULAC Vanguard Awards are presented to the three leagues that have raised the highest percentage of their CULAC goals during the past year:

  • Highest percentage of goal. Credit Union Association of the Dakotas for the credit unions of North Dakota;
  • Second-highest percentage of goal. Louisiana Credit Union League; and
  • Third-highest percentage of goal. Northwest Credit Union Association for the credit unions of Oregon.

The CULAC Trustees Awards go to the three leagues that have increased their donations to CULAC by the greatest dollar amount in the last year:

  • Greatest increase in dollars raised over 2014. League of Southeastern Credit Unions for the credit unions of Florida. It raised $20,000 more than in 2014;
  • Second-greatest increase in dollars raised over 2014. Michigan Credit Union League; and
  • Third-greatest increase in dollars raised over 2014. Utah Credit Union Association.

The CULAC Chairman’s Award is given at the chairman’s discretion to a league that exemplifies outstanding achievement in CULAC fundraising. The winner is the Credit Union League of Connecticut. In 2015 it met its annual goal for the first time by increasing receipts by 41% over 2014.
 
The CULAC Capitol Circle awards are given to the leagues that raised 100% or more of their CULAC goal last year. The following 24 leagues make up the 2015 Capitol Circle award winners:

  • Credit Union Association of the Dakotas for the credit unions of North Dakota
  • Louisiana Credit Union League
  • Northwest Credit Union Association for the credit unions of Oregon
  • Credit Union Association of the Dakotas for the credit unions of South Dakota
  • Maine Credit Union League
  • Montana Credit Union Network
  • Georgia Credit Union Affiliates
  • Mississippi Credit Union Association
  • Kentucky Credit Union League
  • Nebraska Credit Union League and Affiliates
  • Heartland Credit Union Association for the credit unions of Kansas
  • Ohio Credit Union League
  • Cornerstone Credit Union League for the credit unions of Arkansas
  • Idaho Credit Union League
  • Minnesota Credit Union Network
  • Cornerstone Credit Union League for the credit unions of Texas
  • The Credit Union League of Connecticut
  • Michigan Credit Union League
  • Cooperative Credit Union Association for the credit unions of Rhode Island
  • Iowa Credit Union League
  • Carolinas Credit Union League for the credit unions of South Carolina
  • League of Southeastern Credit Unions for the credit unions of Florida
  • League of Southeastern Credit Unions for the credit unions of Alabama
  • Mountain West Credit Union Association for the credit unions of Wyoming