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NCUA Announces 2013 Credit Union Workshops Schedule

Training Focuses on Compliance Issues, Fraud Detection, and Strategic Planning

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 8, 2013) – The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) announced today that it will hold the first of 15 free training workshops for credit unions on March 22, 2013, at the Double Tree Hotel Richmond Airport in Richmond, Va. 

During the workshop, staff members from NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) will provide participants with information and best practices on the examination process, strategic planning, fraud detection, leadership and fair lending compliance. In addition, the program will feature insights from leaders in the credit union industry, including representatives from the Credit Union Executive Society, Real Solutions, CUNA Mutual Group and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
 
Registration for the March 22 training workshop is now open. Click here to register.
 
NCUA will hold additional training workshops across the country on the following dates and locations:
 
NCUA Region
Date
Location
2
April 4
Philadelphia, Pa.
4
April 4
Chicago, Ill.
5
April 25
Portland, Ore.
1
April 27
New York, N.Y.
1
May 2
Detroit, Mich.
5
May 18
Denver, Colo.
4
June 22
Houston, Texas
4
June 28
Minneapolis, Minn.
5
July 20
Honolulu, Hawaii
2
July 25
Pittsburgh, Pa.
3
Aug. 15
Memphis, Tenn.
3
Sept. 12
Independence, Ohio
1
Sept. 28
Buffalo, N.Y.
4
Oct. 17
New Orleans, La.

 

Registration is also open for the April 4 workshops in Philadelphia and Chicago. To learn more about these workshops and to register to attend, visit http://go.usa.gov/2DEw.
 
Scholarships up to $350 dollars per workshop are available to assist attendees with travel costs. To qualify, applicants must be from a credit union less than $50 million in assets, a low-income designated credit union, or a credit union chartered for less than 10 years. There are 10 scholarships available for each workshop. To submit an application or to learn more about these scholarships, email OSCUI at oscuitraining@ncua.gov.
 
NCUA’s OSCUI fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions and credit unions with a low-income designation.


NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 97 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At MyCreditUnion.gov and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues..

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National Credit Union Administration

Office of Public & Congressional Affairs

703.518.6330
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Contacts:

John Fairbanks
Office: 703.518.6336
jfairbanks@ncua.gov

Ben C. Hardaway
Office: 703.518.6333
Mobile: 703.298.5223 bhardaway@ncua.gov

Kenzie Snowden
Office: 703.518.6334
ksnowden@ncua.gov

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