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NCUA Hosting Field-of-Membership Webinar

Learn About Membership Expansion, Serving Underserved Communities

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 3, 2015) – Credit unions looking to expand membership and improve service to underserved communities can get valuable help from the National Credit Union Administration’s upcoming webinar, “Successful Strategies for Field-of-Membership Expansion,” to be held Wednesday, March 25, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This webinar is offered at no cost to participants. Vanessa Lowe, Economic Development Specialist with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, will be joined by Ynette Gibbs, Chief Executive Officer of Newrizons Federal Credit Union, Hoquiam, Washington, and staff from NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection. The panel will discuss how field-of-membership expansion and reaching underserved communities can be part of a credit union’s strategic plan. Topics will include:
 
  • Using data to maximize membership growth,
  • A business plan template to assist with applying for field-of-membership expansion,
  • Reviewing the Field-of-Membership Internet Application, and
  • Newrizons Federal Credit Union’s experience before and after its field-of-membership expansion.

Online registration is available here. Participants will also use this link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website. The webinar will last 90 minutes.

Participants may submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read, “Successful Strategies Webinar.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email audience.support@on24.com. This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, minority depository institutions and credit unions with a low-income designation.



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