Dakota CU News & Notes
by CUAD Communications

United Savings CU Seeking President/CEO

Fargo, ND based United Savings Credit Union is taking applications for a President/CEO. Requirements include: Credit Union based philosophy of excellent service to members; provide strategic direction, solid leadership, vision, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills; provide strong work ethic, high energy, maintain strong community involvement; a thorough understanding of financial concepts and financial statements; and a minimum 5 years of management experience in the financial services industry with a strong lending background.

Application closing date is September 15, 2019 with onsite interviews beginning in early November. Please send resume along with a cover letter and/or a personal video (format compatible with Windows Media Player) to: United Savings Credit Union, Attn: Search Committee, P. O. Box 412, Dilworth, MN  56529.


Affinity First FCU Seeking President/CEO

Affinity First Federal Credit Union in Minot, ND is seeking candidates for the position of President/CEO.  For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements. Mail to 811 South Broadway Suite A, Minot, ND attention Janice Katin, or e-mail to janiceaffinity@minot.com no later than August 15, 2019.


CUFD Golf Scramble Coming Soon!

The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas (CUFD) Golf Scramble will be held Thursday, August 29th at the Apple Creek Country Club in Bismarck. Exciting news – the golf scramble is NOW OPEN TO ALL CREDIT UNION MEMBERS! Get more information and register here.


Still Time to Join CU Professionals Roundtable

There is still time to join the 2019 Credit Union Professionals Roundtable scheduled for Bismarck, North Dakota, on August 28 and 29. This event is open to all credit union professionals; the only requirement is a willingness to ask questions and engage in conversation with others during this attendee-driven meeting. Register now for this great learning and networking opportunity or contact Amy Kleinschmit for more information.


Register Now for Small CU Roundtable!  

Registration is open for the Small Credit Union Roundtable. This one-day meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5th at the Doubletree by Hilton in Fargo, ND. Get full details and register here. This meeting is only for CEOs of credit unions $100M and under.


Win One of 50 T-shirts!

CUAD is giving away 50 “Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union” t-shirts! All you have to do is spot any campaign related advertising and capture a photo or a screenshot. This can be Facebook advertising, or Instagram photos. Then, post on Facebook and tag CUAD’s Facebook page, along with #OYEISPY. As of this morning, seven shirts have been given away! That means 43 individuals can still play and win. Get full contest details here.


Free Virtual Discovery Conference from CMG!

CUNA Mutual Group’s Discovery Conference will be held on Aug. 15. This unique virtual experience offers new perspectives from innovation experts and industry thought leaders to help credit unions prepare for their upcoming 2020 strategic planning. The no-cost event is designed specifically for credit union CEOs and their leadership teams. All credit union and league employees are welcome and encouraged to attend. View the complete agenda for more details. Register using this link.


Free Webinar: Breaking Down BSA/AML Compliance

The CUAD Compliance Team and Pay Lynxs have joined forces in an effort to help simplify and manage the daunting task of AML/BSA Compliance. Join a FREE live webinar on Thursday, September 26th at 2:00 p.m. CT to discuss: What is a risk assessment; How to use the Risk Assessment, How to perform CDD; and Member Risk Rating. Special guest is David Gowan, industry expert in financial crime investigation.  Register here or contact Amy Kleinschmit with any questions.


Share Your Good News!

Don’t forget to share your stories of charitable giving and volunteer work for the Memo and CU Social Good. Remember, your credit union receives one Member Engagement Reward Point (MERP) for each story that is contributed to CU Social Good. The points add up and can help you receive a rebate on your annual CUAD Dues.

Submit your news to Shawn Brummer. Employee promotions, awards, new products or services, community involvement/recognition, job openings, all are welcome!



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