Dakotas Sister Society Meeting Next Week
The Dakotas Sister Society has rescheduled their next meeting for Wednesday, September 1, at 2:00 p.m. CT. Hosted by Nanci Wilson, University FCU and Jaymason Bramblee, Oahe FCU, this meeting will be focused on “Leadership Lessons.” Guest speakers will be Angela Prestil, who will speak on the CU Difference, and Erica Clements, East River FCU who will talk about Lessons in Leadership. Everyone is invited to join, to register send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to attend, there will be a recording available.
Capital Credit Union Announces VP of Accounting
Capital Credit Union has announced the hiring of Ryan Monson as vice president of accounting. Monson has 20 years of professional experience in the accounting field. As vice president of accounting and a member of the credit union’s senior management team, Monson will be responsible for all aspects of the Accounting Department and functions of the credit union, asset liability management, budgeting, cost accounting, forecasting and investment portfolio management. Monson joins the Capital Credit Union team from Brady Martz & Associates where he had worked since 2000. He graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant. Monson and his wife, Angie, live in Bismarck with their sons, Bennett and Cooper.
Capital Credit Union Promotes Alex Rath
Alex Rath was recently promoted to financial services representative at Capital Credit Union’s Mandan Branch. In this role, Rath will be responsible for consumer lending including auto, recreational vehicle and home equity loans, delivery of deposit products such as money market accounts and certificates of deposit, and actively soliciting, promoting, and servicing credit union products and services. Originally from Mandan, Rath graduated from Mandan High School. He has been with Capital Credit Union since March 2019, most recently as a member services associate at the Mandan Branch.
Positions Available at North Star Community
North Star Community CU currently has openings for multiple positions! A Financial Service Representative is sought for the Minot location. This person will assist with all activities associated with member lending, account opening, process member transactions and respond to member needs for information and assistance with their credit union business. A Retail Branch Manager is needed for the Velva Location. This person will direct the operations of the branch, ensuring organizational, financial, operational, service, and growth plans. Finally, an Organizational Development Consultant (Trainer) is sought. This person is responsible for improving overall employee effectiveness/performance through the application of individual and group training techniques and programs, consistent with the credit union's organizational priorities. To learn more about these opportunities or to apply, click here. Contact Yvonne Fossen 701.922.6204 with any questions.
Fall Hike the Hill Goes Virtual
Once again, we have had to alter our plans for our fall Regulatory and Legislative Hike the Hill event. While we still could have traveled to Washington, DC, the pandemic situation is so fluid that we are unable to lock down face-to-face meetings with either regulators or our legislative delegation. Therefore, we have decided to switch to a virtual platform for our meetings with the NCUA and CFPB. The meetings will be held on September 14 and 15. Click here for more information, or to register now.
Credit Unions United Chapter Meeting
The Credit Unions United Chapter has scheduled their meeting for Tuesday, September 7, at Knights of Columbus – 2601 N Broadway in Minot. Meet at 6:00 p.m. for social with dinner and program to follow. Speaker will be Ronelle Mehloff – Building Stronger Teams. RSVP to Susan Bergman, GEM Federal Credit Union 701-852-3866 or email@example.com no later than Monday, August 30.
Small Credit Union Roundtable and Retreat
Leaders at small credit unions in North and South Dakota will want to save the date for our Small Credit Union Roundtable on Tuesday, September 21st at Buffalo Ridge Resort in Gary, SD.
Hear from Tom Sakash, CUNA’s Small Credit Union Initiatives Manager, as well as Jim Kasch, founder of Canidae Consulting. DakCU President/CEO Jeff Olson will be providing updates from the association that are particularly relevant to small credit union. This retreat is being offered at no charge, the only expense you will incur will be for travel and accommodations. Click here to register and for lodging information.
Coming Soon: New Ideas!
The very popular New Ideas Conference is headed to the Black Hills and scheduled for October 4 – 6 in Deadwood, South Dakota. We have a terrific fall event planed with details and registration information coming soon. This event has limited capacity and fills up fast, so be sure to save the date and register early.
Mark Your Calendars for October 21
International Credit Union Day (ICU Day) is Thursday, October 21. Each year, we come together to celebrate ICU Day to raise awareness about what it means for members around the world to have a credit union as their financial partner. This year's ICU Day theme, “Building financial health for a brighter tomorrow,” reflects the way credit unions contribute to a brighter future by working to improve members' financial well-being. It is at the heart of the mission and structure of credit unions. International Credit Union Day is brought to you by Credit Union National Association and World Council of Credit Unions. Click here to be notified as soon as more ICU Day information and collateral is available.
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