National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

The National Credit Union Foundation is currently seeking nominations for four board seats. Volunteers may generally serve up to three terms of the duration of the term of office for the seat they are selected, as long as they are re-nominated by the Foundation Nominations Committee and re-elected by the Foundation Board.

Board Seats
The qualifications for the three Foundation board seats are as follows:
  • Seat 4 – Credit union executive or director. The candidate must be an executive officer or director of a credit union...

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45 CU Professionals Become Certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

Forty-five credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training from the National Credit Union Foundation. The DE training was held September 14-21, 2016 at the Lowell Center in Madison, Wis.

After attending the September DE Training, Julia Sohn, Vice President of Human Resources at SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in Santa Ana, Calif., said, “The DE Program wasn’t a training - it was a life experience. I walked away with a heartfelt understanding of who we are as a movement, and profound respect for what it took to get us where we are today. I’m energized and ready to do all I can to help better the lives of others.”

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Murmurings Podcast #8 – Making Financial Education Exciting with “Ales & Assets” and “Speed Savings”

In this podcast, we talk about breaking the stereotype of financial education as “boring” and making credit unions’ offerings more exciting.

First, we talk with Audrey Stone from Sunmark FCU in New York, where they offer an award-winning financial education event entitled “Speed Savings”. Then we’ll hear from Rebecca Grizzle and Kathleen Burt from Linn-Co FCU in Oregon to talk about “Ales & Assets,” a new education series where the credit union partnered with a local brewpub to offer people free beer and financial knowledge.

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