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Conn. league highlights CU accomplishments
MERIDEN, Conn. (4/24/09)--The Connecticut Credit Union League (CCUL) improved its income position, increased legislative visibility and increased participation in league events over the past year, according to CCUL President/CEO Anthony Emerson.
Connecticut Credit Union League President Anthony Emerson listed the league’s accomplishments this past year--including increased income and legislative visibility--during the league’s annual meeting April 17-18. (Photo provided by the Connecticut Credit Union League)
Emerson provided a rundown of the league’s accomplishments during his speech at the annual meeting April 17-18 in Ledyard, Conn. The league’s meeting was held in conjunction with the annual meeting of Constitution Corporate FCU, Wallingford. Emerson said the league:
* Established a strategic partnership program, reorganizing league internal operations and responsibilities, and acquiring reaffiliations; * Developed a Small Credit Union Support program, which includes creating a Small CU Task Force with representatives from every chapter to oversee policies and procedures and establish and monitor fundraising efforts; * Added products and services--such as the CT Compliance Solutions program with a full-time regulatory compliance Answer Person and compliance updates--vendor management policy and a software program free to affiliated credit unions; * Established marketing, finance, and compliance member councils; * Increased league staff contact with affiliated credit unions; * Developed an innovative dues-discount program for multiple-year affiliation with options to underwrite support for the small credit union program; * Responded to inquiries from and assisted out-of-state leagues and organizations requesting information on league programs that are successful with Connecticut member credit unions; and * Created subject-dedicated publications and developed sources for communicating breaking news and events--such as fraud, robbery, and legislative alerts.
The meeting offered educational sessions and 43 vendors exhibited products and service. The official business meeting--where Emerson spoke--broke attendance records, the league said.


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