This is Your Chance to Nominate Someone You Know for Credit Unions' Highest Honors!
Do you know someone who deserves recognition?
Throughout the credit union community you'll find inspiring people who dedicate their lives to helping others. You'll find organizations and programs providing critical services for people who need them most. Quietly... without seeking the spotlight, these individuals and organizations live the credit union philosophy of "People Helping People."
Show them that now is their time to shine!
Help them gain the recognition they deserve on a national stage!
Individual Achievement Award honors an unsung hero for innovative concepts and/or accomplishments that have made a significant impact on the national and/or international credit union movement within the past 10 years – or now have a significant potential impact. Nominations must cite a specific subject of achievement. Examples include financial literacy, service to the unserved or underserved, alternatives to predatory lending, and/or new products.
Outstanding Organization/Program Award honors an organization or program for innovative concepts and/or products/services that have made a significant impact with measured results on the national and/or international credit union movement.
Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual who has dedicated his/her life to promoting credit union philosophy. This person must have created innovative concepts and provided leadership that has made a significant and lasting impact on the national and/or international credit union movement.
How to Make a Nomination
Nominations can come from individuals and/or organizations. To make a nomination:
The Herb Wegner Memorial Awards are named in honor of the late CUNA CEO, Herb Wegner, whose tireless dedication, innovative ideas and deeds truly revolutionized the way credit unions serve their communities.
The awards honor Wegner’s legacy and recognize his spirit of “innovative, creative, risk-taking” leadership.
Past Wegner Memorial Award Recipients
The Herb Wegner Memorial Awards honor roll features bold leaders from more than two decades of credit union history. Your nominee could join this celebrated group.
Thanks to everyone who helped the National Credit Union Foundation recognize Harriet May, Bob Hoel, and the North Carolina State Employees Credit Union Foundation at the 20th Anniverary Herb Wegner Memorial Awards Dinner.
You can watch the "Thank You" video tribute in two formats:
Flash Video Format.Click here to view the YouTube version.
Windows Media Player Format.Click here for the Windows media player version. This video is 7 minutes long. Expect brief pauses during viewing.
Awards Dinner Scheduled for 2009
Save the Date! The 21st Annual Herb Wegner Memorial Awards Dinner is scheduled for Monday, February 23, 2009, in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association’s 2009 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). For the second straight year, the Wegner Awards Dinner will take place at the Grand Hyatt Washington, DC.
Allan Kemp McMorris, NCUF Chairman, pledges more financial and human resources to expand the Credit Union Development Education (DE) program – because he believes, "Credit union philosophy is our most important asset."