In-person visits with legislators are a direct and effective advocacy approach, writes Maine Credit Union League President/CEO Todd Mason in CUInsight, but the pandemic had made those visits virtual. But Mason stresses that they are just as critical and important as ever.
CUNA Councils, the only professional organization operated by and for credit union professionals, announced it is accepting 2021 memberships. Credit union professionals who join for 2021 will receive membership benefits for the remainder of 2020 included.
Forty thousand facemasks donated to World Council of Credit Unions by the National Credit Union Federation of Korea are heading to more than 30 countries to protect credit union employees and members from COVID-19. NACUFOK President/CEO Younsik Kim, led the effort to purchase the facemasks.
NCUA awarded $75,000 in grants to three low-income, minority depository institution credit unions to support mentoring programs with larger credit unions. The grants were funded through the NCUA’s Community Development Revolving Loan Fund allocation.
CUNA announces the release of the 2020-2021 CUNA Staff Salary Report and CUNA Compensation Analytics with new features that offer greater control over viewing and analyzing credit union compensation data to maximize budgets and a look at hiring trends and the latest data compiled from 1,000 credit unions.
CUNA Lending Council is offering a new virtual conference option adapted from the live conference in San Diego. Happening November 3-5, CUNA Lending Council Virtual Conference Option offers a valuable way to interact with peers and experts while diving into the latest trends transforming credit union lending.
Data on the financial performance of federally insured credit unions for the quarter ending June 30 are now available from NCUA. NCUA’s Quarterly Data Summary Reports include an overview of the quarterly Call Report data as well as tables showing the recent history of major credit union performance indicators.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle will join NCUA Chair Rodney Hood and World Council of Credit Unions President/CEO Brian Branch for a virtual discussion on financial inclusion, social justice and credit union regulatory advocacy from an international perspective Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. (ET).
Attorneys who represent credit unions and credit union organizations will receive current and comprehensive legal and regulatory training at CUNA Attorney’s Virtual Conference Oct. 26 to 28. This conference is beneficial for attorneys who represent credit unions as in-house counsel or as outside practitioners.