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WORLD COUNCIL INT'L. SCHOLARSHIP
updated 01/30/14 04:11 PM
Nominations Are Now Open
World Council of Credit Unions is accepting nominations for the World Council Young Credit Union People scholarship program, an international networking and educational opportunity for up-and-coming credit union leaders. The nomination deadline is June 16, 2014.

The program seeks individuals who are passionate about credit unions, and want to network and exchange ideas with other young leaders from around the world.

To be eligible for the scholarship, nominees must:

  • Be 35 years of age or younger as of Jan. 1, 2014.
  • Demonstrate leadership, personal commitment, and the potential to significantly influence credit unions in and outside their country.
  • Be sponsored by their credit union or credit union organization to attend the 2014 World Credit Union Conference.
  • Submit a completed nomination form and supporting materials by June 16.
  • Not have been a previous scholarship recipient.
  • Not be a World Council employee.

For more information about the scholarship program, visit www.woccu.org/wycup.

                           
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LEADERS ENGAGE WITH STATE LAWMAKERS updated 04/15/14 09:44 AM
Card Security a Hot Topic
Credit union professionals and volunteers took a stand for their members in Sacramento from April 7-8 during the California Credit Union League’s 2014 Government Relations Rally (GRR)—an event that attracted more than 75 attendees and helped build relationships with state legislators.

CO-OP ANNOUNCES SHAREHOLDER DIVIDEND updated 04/14/14 01:37 PM
Patronage Pool of $30.5 Million
CO-OP Financial Services has announced a shareholder dividend pool of $30.5 million for 2013—a 17 percent increase from 2012. Since becoming a credit union-owned cooperative in 1996, CO-OP’s total shareholder patronage has been $284.8 million.

DBO REPS ADDRESS 'CUOLI' INVESTMENTS updated 04/14/14 01:05 PM
State CU Update Given
California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) Commissioner Jan Owen and Deputy Commissioner of Credit Unions Erick Orellana gave attendees an overview of the department during the California Credit Union League’s 2014 Government Relations Rally (GRR) last week in Sacramento and welcomed questions from attendees.

CONGRESSMEN CONCERNED OVER RBC RULES updated 04/09/14 01:18 PM
Questions Arise During Hearing
Reps. Ed Royce, R-CA, and Brad Sherman, D-CA, questioned National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) General Counsel Mike McKenna on the effectiveness of the NCUA's proposed risk-based capital rule during a House Financial Services Committee hearing last week.