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CUNA Technology Council announces CUFX Vendor Advisory Board

January 8, 2015

CUNA Technology Council announces CUFX Vendor Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: 
Vicki Christner – CUNA Communications; (202) 508-6754; vchristner@cuna.coop
Amy Nigrelli – CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4246; anigrelli@cuna.coop

Madison, Wis. (January 8, 2015) The CUNA Technology Council has created and is now accepting applications for representatives to join the newly created Credit Union Financial eXchange (CUFX) Vendor Advisory Board. Recently approved by the CUNA Technology Council, the board’s purpose is to aid the promotion, adoption and support of the CUFX standard to the benefit all organizations involved with credit union industry.

“We are excited to see how the new CUFX Vendor Advisory Board shapes and promotes the CUFX standard,” says Belinda Caillouet, Technology Council Chair and Chief Operations and Information Officer at Spokane Teachers Credit Union. “Widespread adoption of the CUFX standard will change the credit union industry by simplifying the implementation process, reducing integration time and costs and improving the member experience with the latest technologies.”

The board will consist of application/solution providers, core system providers, and credit union service organizations. Board members will work together to meet the needs of the credit union industry by:
• Promoting adoption of the CUFX standard
• Advancing the quality and usability of the CUFX technical standard
• Supporting the Governance Committee
• Reaching annual funding goals

Board meetings will begin during the first quarter of 2015.

For more information on CUFX and to apply, visit cufxstandards.com, download the application and email the completed form to info@cufxstandards.com

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CUNA Technology Council 
Established in 1995, the CUNA Technology Council is a member-led organization made up of more than 750 credit union technology experts across the United States. The Council’s goal is to shape the advancement of credit union technology by leveraging collective peer strength through the sharing of information and fostering of professional development. The CUNA Technology Council is one of the six organizations that make up the CUNA Councils, a network of more than 6,200 credit union professionals. For more information, visit www.cunatechnologycouncil.org or www.cunacouncils.org

Credit Union Financial Exchange (CUFX)
An initiative of the CUNA Technology Council, CUFX is an open, vendor agnostic and broad integration standard designed by experts from leading credit unions and top vendors to: Reduce the time and cost of systems integration; improve customer experience; improve speed to market; enable innovation; reduce complexity and operating expense.