The League of Southeastern Credit Union & Affiliates’ CEO Mike Mercer will be inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame this spring. His career with credit unions reaches back almost four decades in both the U.S. and internationally.
CUNA and the World Council of Credit Unions are combining efforts to bring together top business and credit union leaders from around the world in Los Angeles for World Moving: A Joint Credit Union Conference, July 19-22, 2020.
The 2019-2020 CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee was announced at the 25th annual conference November 3-6, in New Orleans. Learn more about CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee and CUNA Lending Council at cunacouncils.org.
The National Credit Union Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved three new Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition Grants for 2019, totaling $25,000, allowing credit union organizations to use Biz Kid$ to provide economic and entrepreneurship education.
CUNA’s Recruitment Committee is actively recruiting candidates for two open Board seats. The committee was approved by the Board in March to recruit candidates for Board seats in which incumbents are not seeking re-election.
CUNA has announced the completion of beta testing a new, comprehensive compliance solution for credit unions that will leverage technology and include features identified by credit unions as fundamental to reducing the compliance burden.
NCUA has extended the deadline for federally insured, low-income credit unions that want to become certified CDFIs to apply for qualification to use the agency’s streamlined CDFI certification process. The deadline is now Nov. 30.
The PCUA and NJCUL announced the name of their combined organization - CrossState Credit Union Association, which will serve 519 credit unions, making it one of the largest regional credit union trade associations in the country.
PSECU donated a collection of satellite phones to World Council of Credit Unions, 25 Iridium 9505A devices to be repurposed by the organization to support its global disaster recovery and development projects.
CUNA Councils are now accepting 2020 memberships. CUNA Councils are the only professional development organization operated by and for credit union professionals and members belong to a supportive community of 7,300+ credit union leaders.
In the weeks since Hurricane Dorian devastated several credit unions in The Bahamas, an additional $100,000 has poured into Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Project Storm Break fund—bringing the total amount donated to more than $200,000.
The National Credit Union Foundation is currently seeking nominations for five board seats. Volunteers may generally serve up to three terms of the duration of the term of office for the seat they are selected. Applications must be received by Oct. 25.