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Articles Tagged with 'board'
Succession Planning: The Urgency Builds
September 01, 2012
Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day for the next 18 years, reports the Pew Research Center.
A Merger of Equals
August 01, 2012
Mergers of credit unions, especially those of relatively equal size, can be difficult because the partners often struggle with leadership, governance, and cultural issues.
Inside vs. Outside
August 01, 2012
Limiting your search to only one option limits the likelihood of selecting a CEO with the right combination of skills and vision to lead your credit union into the future.
Why Do CUs Offer Green Loans?
July 10, 2012
The decision to finance green initiatives involves the convergence of several factors, says a Filene report.
Nine Elements of a High-Performance Board Meeting
July 01, 2012
Immediate assessment is among the important features of effective meetings.
Tower Classic Golf Tournament Raises $28,000
June 29, 2012
The tournament has evolved from a casual social outing to a major fundraising event.
Walling Celebrates 40 Years of CU Service
June 27, 2012
Walling joined what was then the $7 million asset American Baptist CU in 1972 as assistant manager.
CU Revs Up Its Hispanic Outreach
June 17, 2012
Six-step approach leads to significant Latino membership growth.
New Threats Require a New Approach to Risk Management
March 29, 2012
Risk management challenges come in all shapes and sizes, from new forms of fraud to the increased regulatory burden.
Sharpen Your Board’s Financial Skills
March 01, 2012
When NCUA’S new financial literacy rules went into effect last July, credit unions took a closer look at their directors’ basic financial skills.
Credit Union Magazine
December 2013 digital edition
League Presidents Pass the Torch
Unbankable: The Noble Birth of Credit Unions
CUs Can Expect Economic Tailwinds
A Look Back With Jeff Post
Survey: Young Credit Card Users are Better Credit Risks
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Good list of five, with room for a 6th, i.e., avoid cheerleaders as directors. When it comes time for a constructive critical thoughts to be raised by senior governance directors, cheerleaders add no value other than making themselves feel valuable because of 'feel good' fairy dust they want to sprinkle over everything said and everything done. That's not Governance, that's Cheerleading, and it requires a change of uniform and a change of title.
Great advice Barry! -Mary Ann Schlung Colorado Credit Union
I had the pleasure to attend this year conference. Josh was dynamic speaker. Love the "why" message.
Amen, Amen, Your financial well being has a lot to do with the time of your birth. I used to envie those guys at Employers Insurance who came home from WWII and stepped right into a growing economy full of opportunities. Never gave much thought tot he fact that their "opportunities" occurred because they had survived the Depression and hadn't been among those killed in action in the Great War. They wer, frankly, in short supply.
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