CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney came to head up the largest national credit union trade association during a period of great tumult.
The makeup of next year's CUNA board was taking shape Tuesday with one contingent of contenders already elected but at least three director seats remained in doubt amidst contested elections.
The nation's attention may be on the Nov. 2 mid-terms but there's plenty of election-year jockeying this month for the CUNA Board of Directors.
CUNA Chair Harriet May, WOCCU Chair Barry Jolette and an Elvis impersonator welcomed attendees from 68 countries last night to The One World Credit Union Conference, a joint event produced by CUNA and WOCCU.
WASHINGTON - Last night several hundred credit union executives geared up for today's meetings with lawmakers on interchange by nibbling on hors d'oeuvres and listening to speeches from CUNA leaders.
The outgoing chairman of CUNA, Kris Mecham of Utah, said he departs with knowledge that CUs seem well prepared to handle various legislative crises.
Cinco de Mayo, the day Mexico's 1862 victory over the French is celebrated, may also mark the day when CUNA names a new leader.
Many members of the panel charged by CUNA to make recommendations on how the corporate credit union system should be restructured will have more work to do.
The $1.5 billion GECU in El Paso, Texas said it has seen such robust business services growth that it has moved that department to a bigger facility.