|September 26, 2013|
|NCUA Boot Camp|
The NCUA Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) CEO Boot Camp drew credit unions from Alabama, Florida, Georgia,
Mississippi, South Carolina,
and Tennessee to Birmingham. The one-day workshop featured seven topics, two roundtables, and networking time. Among the topics included dishonest employee, BSA training, succession planning, lending roundtable, media relations, and credit union Q&A roundtable.
The interactive sessions featured a lot of questions from attendees and many scenario role-playing was done by the speakers. During the "Hidden in Plain Sight: dishonest employees" session, scenarios were played where check kiting may have taken place or keeping up with cash counts. During BSA training, many types of real-life situations were discussed.
The lending roundtable looked at innovative ways to grow a lending portfolio and hot lending trends. During the media relations session, credit unions were given resources to understand the various mediums and how to look for positive media relation opportunities.
The LSCU & Affiliates helped coordinate the event and supplied some of the speakers. See more pictures of the workshop by visiting the LSCU Facebook page.
|Reminder: Action is needed - FHL Bank Atlanta election of directors|
The Federal Home
Loan Bank of Atlanta (Bank) is conducting an election to fill one public
interest independent directorship on its board of directors. Eligible
institutions in the Bank’s district at-large will elect the public interest independent
institution’s vote is important and the Bank encourages you to participate in
the election. An independent
director nominee must receive at least 20 percent of the votes eligible to be
cast to be elected.
term of the public interest independent directorship being filled in this
election begins on January 1, 2014, and ends on December 31, 2017.
The board of directors nominated the following
for the independent directorship:
L. Strickland, Jr., executive director, Alabama Housing Finance Authority,
The deadline for
the Bank to receive completed ballots is 5
p.m. Eastern on Oct. 15, 2013.
|Credit Union Philosophy in Action Workshop - Oct. 16-17|
Union Philosophy in Action Workshop
CFE FCU, Lake Mary, Fla.
- Program lead by Lois Kitsch, national program director for the National Credit
- $199 (includes three meals and a reception)
- Scholarships are available from the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation and
small asset size credit unions can use their $500 initiatives account toward
the registration fee.
- Designed for people new to credit unions,
young professionals on their way up the corporate ladder, and anyone who wants
to be re-energized about what we do on a day-to-day basis.
The Credit Union Philosophy in Action Workshop provides participants with a historical
perspective on credit unions and cooperatives while focusing on how to
implement the cooperative principles of credit unions in day-to-day work
For more information, contact Laura Vann at 866.231.0545,
ext. 2181 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|NCUA offers supervisory committee training videos|
Small and low-income credit unions are now being offered training videos for their supervisory committee members.
The NCUA videos, from its Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives,
include six modules, all 10 minutes or less, addressing topics that
- Monitoring management activities
- Annual auditions
- Handling member complaints
The video series is available online. NCUA reports that more operational and regulatory training modules will follow next year.
|LSCU hot topic webinar sale|
miss this once-a-year sale of the League's best-selling 2013 archived webinars. Each
archive includes an on-demand link and a free CD ROM.
expires November 30, 2013.
Click here for more information.
|LSCU & Affiliates Media|
Tallahassee Alzheimer's Walk
The LSCU & Affiliates is supporting the Tallahassee Alzheimer's Walk on Sept. 28. LSCU SVP of Association Services Jared Ross appeared on WTXL to promote the walk with Alzheimer's Association Program and Development Coordinator Margaret Farris.
Alabama Telco CU VP of Marketing Stanton Davis talks to the LSCU about
how his credit union has been implementing the Don't Tax My Credit Union
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