Dakota CU News & Notes
by CUAD Communications

MonDak Roundtable Open for Registration

Registration is open for the MonDak Roundtable scheduled for February 12 – 13, 2019. This annual multi-state event is a unique opportunity for credit union CEOs, Board Members, and Volunteers from North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana to gather together to network, learn new strategies and ideas, and meet new faces. This is an amazing opportunity to further develop your skills and to learn new ideas from industry leaders and peers. Plus, it’s all taking place in one of the most exciting cities in the world! Click here to learn more.


Share Your Good News!

This time of year, credit unions are especially in the giving spirit! 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. Send your good news stories to Shawn Brummer.


Don’t Miss the Deadline!

The CUAD Awards application process is open until 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 strongly encourage you to complete an application. Click here for award details and nomination forms.


Capital CU Seeking Controller

Controller – #17720 Capital Credit Union has a full-time opening for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual in their Bismarck Main Office. Responsibilities include financial reporting, budgeting, payroll, directing the activities of the accounting department and assisting in managing the investment portfolio. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA designation preferred, and five years of financial institution experience. Other related job experience may be accepted in lieu of financial institution experience. The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership, financial management and accounting standard knowledge, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Capital Credit Union offers a competitive compensation package and excellent fringe benefits including 401K, health, dental, life and long-term disability insurances, education assistance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. To be considered for a Capital Credit Union job opening, you must complete and successfully submit a Capital Credit Union employment application located here.


Upcoming Chapter Events

Credit Unions United Chapter Christmas Social is scheduled for December 3. Meet at the Urban Winery from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Appetizers and Christmas goodies will be provided. Wine tasting of 6 to 8 different wines will be available and prizes will be given away! RSVP to Beth Nelson.

Missouri Valley Chapter of Credit Unions Holiday Social will be held Tuesday, December 4 at Railway Credit Union’s Mandan Branch. Social begins at 5:30 followed by dinner and cookie decorating. Please bring a non-perishable item to donate to Heavens Helpers Soup Café. Their wish list includes cleaning products, Dawn dish soap, paper items, sugar, saltines, mayonnaise, powdered creamer, quart canning jars, and Sam’s Club gift cards. RSVP to Heather Fleck.

Red River Chapter Holiday Social will be held on December 6 at the Sanctuary Event Center - 670 4th Avenue North - Fargo, ND. Meet at 5:30 p.m. for social followed by dinner at 6:15 p.m. An Irish Auction will be held and proceeds will go the Emergency Food Pantry. Each credit union is encouraged to bring an item for the auction and items to donate to the food pantry. RSVP to Laura Bryson.

Maurie C. Byrne Chapter Holiday Party will be held December 11 at Santa’s Village located at 250 Elks Drive in Grand Forks. Social begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner. RSVP to Veronica Holweger.

For more chapter event information click here


CUAD Holiday Schedule

CUAD offices will be closing at noon on Monday, December 24 for Christmas Eve and Monday, December 31st for New Year’s Eve.  

CUAD offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th for Christmas Day and Tuesday, January 1, for New Year’s Day 2019.

The Memo will be taking a holiday break and there will be no electronic newsletter from December 24th until January 2nd. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Submit your news for Dakota CU Tidbits to Shawn Brummer sbrummer@cuad.coop. Employee promotions, awards, new products or services, community involvement/recognition, job openings, all are welcome!

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