YP Leads Application Deadline Extended to June 28

Young credit union leaders looking to expand their professional horizons encouraged to apply.

6/18/2019  

The 2018 YP Leads having a fun time at the annual MAXX Convention in Tacoma in 2018.

If you’ve meaning to submit your application for the 2019 YP Leads Program but haven’t yet, this is the week to do it.  

Applications are now being accepted until June 28, and those chosen will get to attend the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 2019 Annual Convention, MAXX, this October in Spokane. YP Leads is an excellent opportunity to grow a credit union career and network. 

This opportunity is open to NWCUA member credit union employees in Idaho, Oregon, or Washington who identify as young professionals. Under a partnership with the Emerging Credit Union Leaders of Alaska, young professionals from affiliated Alaska credit unions are also eligible to apply.  

Twenty YP Leads will receive a complimentary registration to this year’s MAXX Annual Convention, taking place Oct. 15-17. Travel and lodging costs will be the responsibility of the YP Leads’ credit unions, with need-based  scholarships  available.  

In addition to attending MAXX, YP Leads will serve as ambassadors for the Credit Union Movement over the following year by:  

  • Playing a key role in building a growing network of engaged peers by participating in pre- and post-MAXX conference calls and other opportunities to strengthen relationships and share ideas.  
  • Committing to serve as a strong credit union advocate, either by attending a 2020 advocacy event or championing local advocacy efforts within their organization. 
  • Becoming involved with their local Young Professional Group or Credit Union Chapter.  The deadline to submit your application is June 20. YP Leads will be chosen and announced on  Aug. 1. For full contest details and to apply, visit  YP Leads online.  

For questions, reach out to NWCUA Director of Cooperative Momentum  Carmen Vigil.