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Douglas Kiker named Chief Strategic Communications Officer for Credit Union National Association06/29/2015

fl Overview Douglas Kiker named Chief Strategic Communications Officer for Credit Union National Association FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicki Christner – CUNA Communications; (202) 508 6754; Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2015) – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA)

Turmoil in Payments: New Research Gives Insight into Consumer Behavior and Credit Union Solutions06/25/2015The National Credit Union Roundtable Advisory Council, a leadership council appointed by the Credit Union National Association board chair, announces the release of Turmoil in Payments: Credit Union Keys to Success.

CUNA seeking Credit Union Rock Star nominations06/24/2015Credit Union Magazine is now accepting nominations for Credit Union Rock Stars, its annual campaign to honor outstanding individuals in the credit union movement.

CUNA Councils announces All In membership campaign06/23/2015CUNA Councils has announced its All In membership campaign, a multi-faceted initiative encouraging credit unions to go ALL IN by joining all six councils

Forty four awarded certifications at CUNA Marketing Management School06/22/2015CUNA is proud to announce that 44 students received designations as Credit Union Certified Marketing Executives (CUCME) at CUNA Marketing Management School, held June 1-4, 2015.

CUNA discovers discrepancy in CFPB’s TRID rule, seeks answers06/19/2015The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) asked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to clarify a discrepancy and to exempt credit unions that make five or fewer mortgages in a calendar year from the Know Before You Owe rule, which includes the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Integrated Disclosures (TRID) in a letter today.

CUNA pushes for further action on member business lending06/18/2015

Following the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) introducing a proposed rule on member business lending (MBL), Jim Nussle, President and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), released the following statement:

John Sackett elected to CUNA Board06/16/2015John Sackett, director at Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was elected by acclamation to the CUNA board of directors.

CUNA dispels bank rhetoric, sets record straight on credit union lending06/16/2015CUNA wrote to the House Appropriations Committee today supporting H.R. 1422, the Credit Union Residential Loan Parity Act, a provision that would grant credit unions parity with the banks on business lending.

CUNA writes NCUA on Field of Membership Reform06/15/2015CUNA wrote to NCUA today with several recommendations to reform field of membership requirements to strengthen the federal charter and ensure that all Americans have access to the financial benefits credit unions provide.

Former lead pilot of the Blue Angels to keynote co-located CUNA Council conferences06/12/2015CUNA Councils welcomes John Foley to deliver the keynote presentation at this year's co-located CUNA Technology Council Conference and CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council Conference.

New Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert designees and conference dates announced06/10/2015CUNA is proud to announce that 63 credit union professionals earned their Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert (CUERME) designation at this April’s CUNA Enterprise Risk Management Certification Institute.

2015 International Credit Union Day Theme and Artwork Revealed06/09/2015Together with Credit Union National Association, World Council of Credit Unions today announced the 2015 International Credit Union (ICU) Day® theme — "People Helping People®" — that embraces the longstanding credit union philosophy.

New data and trends covered in 2015-2016 CUNA E-Scan Report06/05/2015Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced the release of the 2015-2016 CUNA Environmental Scan (E-Scan) Report, a comprehensive annual research compilation for credit unions. The report is now available at

CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conferences to be held December 6-906/04/2015CUNA has announced the date and location of this year’s CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference, one of the few annual credit union programs developed specifically for supervisory committee members and internal auditors: December 6-9 in Las Vegas.

CUNA commends CFPB for listening to credit unions on TRID06/03/2015Following Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray’s announcement that the Truth-in-Lending Act-Real Estate Mortgage Disclosure Act integrated disclosures (TRID) rule implementation will grant mortgage lenders leniency on the August 1, 2015 enforcement date, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) president and CEO Jim Nussle released a statement:

Credit unions make sales and service culture a priority in Madison, WI06/03/2015Credit union leaders will discover the benefits of a combined sales and service approach and build the foundation for their cultural transformation at CUNA Sales & Service Culture Institute, October 26-28, 2015 in Madison.

Credit unions get compliance inside track at 2015 CUNA Regulatory Compliance School06/03/2015CUNA announced that two pre-conference workshops will be held prior to the 2015 CUNA Regulatory Compliance School offered September 20-25, 2015 in Boston.

CUNA eSchool to offer credit union financial training and certification for board members and non-financial managers06/02/2015

Credit union board members and non-financial managers will gain a deeper understanding of financial management topics for credit union operations during CUNA CU Finance for Non-Financial Managers & Volunteers eSchool, August 19 through September 3, 2015.  

CUNA Council's co-located technology and operations conferences pick up speed06/01/2015CUNA has announced a number of major event highlights for the upcoming CUNA Technology Council Conference and CUNA Operations, Sales & Service Council Conference, including keynote speaker John Foley, former lead solo pilot for the Blue Angels, and a series of speed round sessions that will expose attendees to the industry's latest innovations.