Dakota CU News & Notes
by CUAD Communications
9/14/2018

CUAD Awards Open!

Don’t forget, the CUAD Awards application process is now open! Please note the entry deadline this year is December 21st.  If you know a credit union volunteer or employee who should be considered for the Professional of the Year, Rising Star, Volunteer of the Year, or the Hall of Fame, we encourage you to complete an application. Click here for award details and nomination forms.

 

Last Minute? No Problem!

You are still welcome to join the Small Credit Union Roundtable meeting on Thursday, September 20th in Sioux Falls, SD. This one-day meeting for small credit union management will be focused on sharing and networking what small credit unions can do to grow, and become relevant. Topics will include loans, deposits, sustaining member growth, and prioritizing services. In addition, the meeting will address staff and volunteer training and recruitment, third party vendor risks, and social media policies. This is a great opportunity for managers of credit unions $100 million and under to develop their professional network. Click here for more information or to register.

 

Sign Up Now for New Ideas Conference!

Now is the time to reserve your spot! The fall conference, which will be held October 1 – 3 in Bismarck, has become one of the most anticipated CUAD events of the year. In a casual and unique venue, attendees learn to think in new ways as they are pushed to use their imagination and ingenuity while stepping outside of their comfort zones to find creative solutions for growth and inspiration. Want to hear about the new Awareness Initiative, “Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union” that is being launched by CUNA? We’ve got that covered, and much, much more! And of course, this event includes the popular Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas fundraiser, the Pub Crawl! Find out more and register here.

 

Chief Executive Officer – Omaha, NE

 

Union Pacific Streamliner Federal Credit Union, located in Omaha, Nebraska, with $25+ million in assets, is seeking an experienced executive for the position of President/Chief Executive Officer. A candidate should have a proven track record of excellence as an executive or senior management team member along with a strong business and financial background. The individual must have the ability to work with the board of directors in refining the strategic direction of the credit union; ensure short and long term financial health, provide outstanding and innovative service to members, ensure operational efficiency, and establish a strong corporate presence. Qualified candidates must have over 5 years of executive or senior management experience in a financial institution. A Bachelor’s Degree is required. A cover letter, resume, and salary history may be sent to: CEO Search, P.O Box 45526, Omaha NE 68145 or email to: CEOCUSearch@gmail.com.

 

Upcoming Chapter Events

Central Chapter Meeting will be held on September 18, 2018. Meet at the Ground Round in Huron at 6:00 p.m. The program will be “Fraud, Scams, and Counterfeits: What You Should Know” presented by Phil Carlson, Attorney for the SD Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General office. RSVP to Lisa Snedeker.

 

Credit Unions United Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held on Tuesday, September 18 at the Grand Hotel in Minot. Social begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner and a presentation by Jeff Olson, "Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference." Meet area legislators and candidates! RSVP to Kim Colbenson

Golden Pheasant Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held on Tuesday, September 18, at AmericInn in Aberdeen. Social begins at 6:15 p.m. followed by a meal and program “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference” presented by Jay Kruse, Chief Advocacy Officer, Credit Union Association of the Dakotas. RSVP to Steve Streier.

 

Williston & Watford City Area Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held on September 20 at Western Cooperative Credit Union, 1300 Bison Drive - Williston, ND. Meet at 12:00 p.m. for lunch with program to follow. Jeff Olson will present “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference.” RSVP to Melanie Stillwell by September 18.

 

Old West Chapter Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20. Meet at West River Electric Association for dinner at 6:00 p.m. Program will be Elder Abuse presented by Michael D. Sharp, Assistant to SD Attorney General Marty Jackley. RSVP to Trevor Williamson.

 

Central Chapter Ditch Clean Up is planned for Tuesday, September 25. Meet at 5:45 p.m. at 219th Street and Highway 37 South in Huron. Following clean up, the group will meet at Godfather Pizza in Huron. Please RSVP to Tiffanie Kouf by September 20.

Dickinson Area Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held Tuesday, September 25 at the Ramada Grand Dakota Hotel in Dickinson. Meet at 6:00 p.m. for dinner followed by the program “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference” presented by Jeff Olson. RSVP to Holly Steier by September 17.

 

Missouri Valley Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held on Thursday, September 27 at the Ramkota in Bismarck. Social begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and program “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference” presented by Jeff Olson. RSVP HERE by September 21.

 

North Central Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held on Thursday, October 4 at the Sheyenne Senior Center. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by time to meet your legislators and candidates. Jeff Olson will present “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference” for the evening’s program. RSVP by September 27 to Community Credit Union.

James Valley Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held October 9 at the Quality Inn & Suites in Jamestown. Social begins at 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. and program by Jeff Olson, “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference.” RSVP by October 1 by to Lori Dally.

Sioux Valley Chapter Legislative Roundtable will be held October 11 at the Country Club of Sioux Falls. Meet at 5:30 p.m. with social and dinner to follow. Jay Kruse will present “Credit Unions: The Authentic Difference.” RSVP to Heather Schultz by October 5, 2018. 

 

More Upcoming Legislative Roundtable Events – Details Coming Soon!

Central Chapter – October 16

Old West Chapter – October 18

 

For more chapter event information click here

 

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