ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Nov. 24, 2015) – The National Credit Union Administration’s Dec. 1 panel discussion, “Unique Challenges and Opportunities Serving Hispanic Credit Union Members,” will be available over livestream, the agency announced today.
Registration is necessary and available online here (opens new window). Participants will use this same link to log into the livestream, which will begin 15 minutes before the panel discussion starts. The agency will also provide an audio feed in Spanish. There is no charge.
Once registered, participants will received a link they can use to test their systems. Participants with technical questions about accessing the livestream may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The panel discussion will be held at NCUA's Central Office, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia. The discussion will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern and run approximately 90 minutes.
NCUA has created three videos (opens new window), posted on the agency’s YouTube channel, describing the event and the importance of diversity and inclusion for credit unions.
William Myers, Director of NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, and a panel of experts will discuss the opportunities credit unions have to better serve Hispanic members, the challenges that accompany those opportunities and strategies for credit unions that want to strengthen outreach to these members. Panelists will be:
- Miriam De Dios, chief executive officer of Coopera, a consulting firm specializing in reaching Hispanic audiences;
- Maria Martinez, president and chief executive officer of Border Federal Credit Union and co-chair of the Network of Latino Credit Unions and Professionals;
- Robert Peterson, president and chief executive officer of One Source Federal Credit Union; and
- Sergio Osuna, a supervisory examiner with NCUA’s Region V office.
A brief question-and-answer period will follow. The panel discussion is organized by NCUA’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion and the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives.