Emerging Leaders: Reflection, Learning & Practice

This is the second installment of guest blogger Jennifer Smith from Maps Credit Union, as she works through the Emerging Leaders program.

WCMS Completes 54th Session

Ten Northwest credit union professionals were among 89 to graduate from the Western CUNA Management School late last month.

Communicating with the Media: For Savvy Leaders, Learning ‘Journalistic Jujitsu’ is Key

Is your credit union ready for intensive scrutiny by the news media? The key, communications consultant Anthony Huey says, is to be prepared, coached and aggressive, and that’s the message he’ll share at the NWCUA’s Marketers’ Conference in May.

Maps’ Nowacki Earns ‘International’ DE Designation

Jill Nowacki was one of six Americans to earn an International Development Educator designation at the World Credit Union Conference in July.

Credit Union ‘Learning Map’ Reinvigorates Volunteers

Traveling back through time while analyzing the future through a crystal ball that is occluded by the winds of change sounds like the makings of another Marty McFly adventure sequel to “Back to The Future.”

The Nuts and Bolts of Credit Union Finances for Volunteers

Jim This, president of the Paragon Group and a featured presenter at the upcoming NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference, discusses the role a strong board can play in the day-to-day operations of a credit union.

O.U.R. FCU Liquidated By NCUA, Purchased by Northwest Community CU

The NCUA announced the liquidation of O.U.R. FCU, as well as its subsequent purchase by Northwest Community Credit Union. The former O.U.R. members will experience no interruption in services or asset insurance coverage in their transition to Northwest Community.

Bridging the Gap: Leveraging Generational Differences to Create a More Effective Workplace

As new generations join the workforce, employers face new challenges. Bob Saunders and Greg Barrett will lead a session entitled, “Changing Workspaces for the Changing Workforce” during the NWCUA 2011 Convention and Annual Business Meeting. It’s About Your People: Understanding Your Most Valuable Asset.