Who we are?
Young Credit Union Professional (YCUP) Network is dedicated to increasing social, professional, and service-related opportunities for young credit union professionals in North and South Dakota. Participants of the YCUP Network must be between 18 to 40 years of age.

The primary goals of this network are to:YCUP on Facebook

  • promote the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”
  • create professional opportunities for those it the network
  • engage network members in their community
  • provide a voice for young professionals in the credit union industry
We feel it is vital for us to support young people within the credit union movement, and to create opportunities for them to excel.
Cutting Edge Professional Award

YCUP Cutting Edge Professional Award

Nominees for the YCUP Cutting Edge Professional Award are assessed on the following criteria
by random credit union professionals outside of North and South Dakota:

• Volunteer work in their community
• Involvement in their credit union
• Participation in the YCUP Network
• Essay

The 2011 Cutting Edge Professional will be awarded at the 2012 Annual Summit Awards Banquet in Rapid City, South Dakota, June 26-29. 

We would like to thank all YCUP members for their  involvement with the YCUP Network and passion for the credit union movement. 

2012 YCUP Cutting Edge Professional

Cutting Edge Award Winner


The YCUP Cutting Edge Professional Award is an annual award for YCUP members who are active
in their community, credit union, and the YCUP Network.

Anyone can nominate a fellow YCUP member for the award; one winner will
be chosen each year. The winner will be presented their award at the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas Annual Summit.

The deadline for the 2011 award nominations is March 31, 2012.

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