The National Credit Union Foundation is currently seeking candidates for its volunteer Board of Directors. Six board seats are either vacant or have terms expiring at the end of 2021. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 28.
CUNA received an additional nomination last week for its board election. Nominations are now being accepted for nine open director positions on CUNA’s Board of Directors. The deadline for nominations and seconds is Thursday, Nov. 11.
Continued growth and increased data reporting resulted in a 29% year-to-year increase in international credit union membership, according to World Council of Credit Unions’ 2020 Statistical Report. As of Dec. 31, 2020, there were 375,160,065 credit union members in 118 countries.
NCUA issued a Risk Alert this week highlighting a recent bulletin that cybercriminals are targeting organizations that use popular cloud-based email services to conduct Business Email Compromise scams and steps credit unions can take prevent this type of fraud.
A record 66 Illinois credit unions and partners joined forces with the Illinois Credit Union League Oct. 11 for the third annual CU Kind Day. The day brought together 2,700 credit union volunteers supporting 322 community organizations, generating more than $80,000 in goods and donations.
NCUA is hosting a webinar on the agency's Automated Cybersecurity Evaluation Toolbox (ACET) beginning Oct. 28, which features a video presentation about the Toolbox followed by a question-and-answer session moderated by agency staff.
CUNA Chief Products and Services Officer Todd Spiczenski recently appeared on CU Broadcast to talk about the 2022 CUNA GAC, confirming it will bring back crowd favorites, including keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and the exhibit hall.
Sixty-four participants from three states were selected to participate in the inaugural Tristate Mentor Match - a 12-month formal mentorship program developed in partnership by the Minnesota Credit Union Network, Montana’s Credit Unions and the Wisconsin Credit Union League.
Equips, the equipment management platform of choice for future-focused institutions, is the newest CUNA Strategic Services (CSS) alliance provider. The relationship will help credit unions improve equipment uptime and build automated workflows for branch staff to report issues fast, from any location.