This week's people news includes a new hire at CUNA, a credit union CEO retirement and several service awards.
Amy Rapp said her group now has 16 workshops and plans to add more presenters and more curriculum.
MCUA veteran had been serving as interim leader since Mike Beall's departure in November.
The merit-based scholarships will be awarded to 15 participants based on the strength of their entry forms and essays.
The $144 million Hope Federal Credit Union will share how it evolved from a small church project to provide an alternative to predatory lenders to an institution with 16 branches in four states.
Credit unions and other cooperatives can work together for their mutual benefit, according to panelists at the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s annual meeting.
Paul Hazen has been named executive director of the U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council, moving over from the National Cooperative Business Association.
The media blitz scheduled this week to highlight achievements of cooperatives is taking a slightly different tone amongst credit unions in Oregon and Washington state.
There would appear to be disproportionate anguish in some credit union circles about the recent announcement that Technology Credit Union is considering changing its charter to that of a mutual savings bank.
Of the nearly 70 comment letters the NCUA has received so far in reaction to its proposed amendments to the CUSO rule, it’s no surprise that the majority are opposing the measure.