The Illinois Credit Union System has successfully concluded its first CU Kind® initiative of 2021 culminating in donations totaling $2,800 to seven local charity organizations. The program is designed to engage ICUS staff and their families to share an organization whose mission is important to them.
Credit union advocates in Idaho, Oregon and Washington have new, data-rich tools to support their advocacy and public awareness work this year. The Northwest Credit Union Association is providing its member credit unions with a suite of resources documenting credit unions’ economic and community impact.
CUNA has received its first nomination for the Class C CUNA Board special election: Jose Lara, chief operating officer, SchoolsFirst FCU. A second special election is ongoing, for the District 6, Class B position. All nominations and seconds must be submitted by 5 p.m. (ET) April 22.
Registration is open for CUNA Business Lending Certification Virtual School, which begins in June. The sessions are credit-union-specific, and help with comprehending heavily regulated services. The virtual school is also the pathway toward the Credit Union Business Lending Professional certification.
Samaha & Associates has become a business partner in advocacy for credit unions as the newest associate level CUNA Associate Business Member. For over 23 years, Samaha & Associates has aided hundreds of credit unions in enhancing respective technology and service platforms,
CUNA has received a second nomination for the District 6, Class B special election, from Geri LaChance, president/CEO, SESLOC FCU, San Luis Obispo, California. All nominations and seconds must be submitted by 5 p.m. (ET) April 22.
CUNA announced Tuesday that Tiffany Niederwerfer has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing, effective immediately. In her new role, Niederwerfer will be responsible for all activities related to CUNA’s brand identity and will oversee the execution of the organization’s marketing strategy.
CUNA received its first nomination for the District 6, Class B special election: Seth Schaefer, president/CEO, Rivermark Community CU, Beaverton, Ore. All nominations and seconds must be submitted by 5 p.m. (ET) April 22.
The National Credit Union Foundation will host four online Exploring Why™ Workshops tailored to important audiences within the credit union movement to provide a cooperative learning environment that builds an understanding of the credit union difference.
Credit Union Magazine’s Spring 2023 issue features the 2023 Credit Union Heroes and examines CUNA-League advocacy priorities, board leadership, the impact of financial well-being efforts, fee-related compliance issues, predictions for the year ahead, and more.