MADISON, Wis. (9/15/09)--The CUNA Supervisory Committee and Internal Audit Conference, Dec. 7-9 in Las Vegas, will focus on ways to help attendees perform their responsibilities as “watchdogs” of the credit union. They also will hear Denny Graham, a long-time credit union employee, present “I Can’t Believe I’ve Been At This Over 40 Years (And What I’ve Learned in the Process).” Graham worked as a teller, service representative, loan officer, branch manager, vice president and senior vice president at his credit union. Tim Harrington, certified public accountant, also will present a pre-conference workshop, “Supervisory Committee Fundamentals,” Dec. 5-6. Sessions include:
* Today’s Economy and the Risks for Your Credit Union; * Critical Importance of Your Role on the Supervisory Committee; * Current Compliance Issues: A Rundown of the Highest Priority Compliance Issues of the Year; * Is Data Leaking Out of Your Organization? * An Overview of Credit Risk; * How Does Your Auditor Become Your Best Friend? * Red Flags Workshop; * Credit Union Performance Metrics; * What to Pay Attention To in Information Technology Audits; * Mortgage Market Fraud and Its New Face in Light of the Current Economic Conditions; and * Understanding and Mitigating Risk: An Overview.