In recognition of her decades of service to the credit union movement and leadership in the fields of community development, philanthropy and advocacy, the National Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce Maria J. Martinez, President/CEO of Border Federal Credit Union, as the recipient of a 2017 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement.
Martinez’s award will be one of three Herb Wegner Memorial Awards presented at a special dinner hosted by the Foundation at the Marriott Marquis Washington on February 27th, 2017 in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association’s 2017 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).
In recognition of his illustrious career as a credit union leader, one defined by bold risks, deep generosity and resolute adherence to the core values of the movement, the National Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce Stan Hollen, retired President/CEO of CO-OP Financial Services, as the recipient of a 2017 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement.
“I don’t think anyone in the industry would be surprised to see Stan as a Wegner Award recipient,” said John Gregoire, Chair of the Foundation’s Wegner Awards Selection Committee and President of The ProCon Group.Learn More
On today’s podcast, we’re talking about volunteering. I’m a big proponent of volunteering and obviously, credit union people volunteer a lot. In fact, it’s part of the cooperative principles: principle #7: Concern for Community. We are going to be talking about purposeful volunteering as it’s one thing to go out and volunteer, but it’s another do it in a more strategic way.
Therefore, we’re talking to Melissa Burleson, Business Development Coordinator at Tarrant County’s Credit Union, in Texas. Melissa was inspired after attending the Foundation’s Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training last year to really streamline and focus her credit union’s volunteer efforts to make them more effective.Learn More