Former Senator and NCUA Board Chairman Roger Jepsen passed away Friday at the age of 91. A Republican, he served as Senator from Iowa from 1979 to 1985 and was later named NCUA Chairman by President Ronald Reagan.
CUNA’s research shows that credit unions that are intentionally financially inclusive grow memberships, loans, and assets faster, without harming portfolio quality. Latinx in the U.S. are the fastest growing racial or ethnic group, and half were unbanked or underbanked in 2017.
CUNA's Compliance Community celebrated five years this month as a go-to compliance resource for credit union compliance professionals around the country. The community’s first year saw 318 threads, while so far in 2020 users have created more than 11,000 threads.
CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk is among the presenters at the World Council of Credit Unions COVID-19 Response Committee webinar on the economic impacts of COVID-19 being felt throughout the world Nov. 24.
The nomination period for the CUNA Board of Directors expired Nov. 6. Three incumbents have been elected to the CUNA Board by acclamation, and there are four contested elections. Directors elected will take office upon the adjournment of CUNA's Annual General Meeting at CUNA GAC.
More than 130 credit union women from five continents engaged with industry experts, thought leaders and one another to learn more about leadership skills, and personal and financial wellness at the Global Women’s Leadership Network’s 2020 Executive Readiness Summit.
CUNA has confirmed receipt of several additional nomination for the Board elections. Nominations are now being accepted for eight open director positions on CUNA’s Board of Directors, with a deadline for nominations and seconds of Friday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m. (ET).
CUNA has announced CUNA Coaching Leadership Virtual School, set to take place Nov. 9-10. Credit union people leaders of all levels are encouraged to attend this interactive training to transform their leadership by learning, developing and practicing effective coaching conversations.