Wegner Award Nominations Extended 'til August 24

All credit union system employees and volunteers are encouraged to nominate visionary individuals and organizations they feel deserve the credit union movement’s highest national honors: the 20th Annual Herb Wegner Memorial Awards presented by the National Credit Union Foundation:

The Individual Achievement Award honors an unsung hero for innovative concepts and/or accomplishments that have had a significant impact within the past 10 years or now have a significant potential impact on the national and/or international credit union movement. Nominations must cite a specific subject of achievement – such as financial literacy, service to the unserved or underserved, alternatives to predatory lending, and/or developing new products.

The Outstanding Organization/Program Award honors an organization or business for innovative concepts and/or products/services that have had a significant impact with measured results on the national and/or international credit union movement.

The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual that has dedicated his or her life to promoting credit union philosophy, created innovative concepts, and provided leadership that has had a significant and lasting impact on the national and/or international credit union movement.

Nominations can come from individuals and/or organizations. To make a nomination, please take these four steps:

1) Print out the Wegner Awards brochure and nomination form on the NCUF website (www.ncuf.coop, click “Events”, then Wegner Awards, then Nominate).

2) Fill out the nomination form.

3) Gather at least five letters of recommendation citing examples of the nominee’s achievements relevant to the specific award criteria.

4) Send the nomination form and recommendation letters to NCUF by August 24.

Awards will be presented at the 20th Annual Herb Wegner Memorial Awards Dinner on Monday, March 3, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
Click here for full nomination criteria