The board of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions voted unanimously against CUNA's dual membership structure during a Friday meeting.

The Southeastern league will allow credit union members in Florida and Alabama the choice to join the league without requiring them to join CUNA in 2016, the organization said Monday.

President/CEO Patrick LaPine said 84% of credit unions in both states that responded to the survey voted in favor of choice and 16% of credit union voted to retain dual membership requirements.

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