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Kansas CU Association launches more councils
WICHITA, Kan. (2/1/12)--The Kansas Credit Union Association (KCUA) just launched its Marketing and Lending Council, joining its CUnext Young Professionals Council, which was started in early 2011.

Members of the Kansas Credit Union Association CUnext Young Professionals Council-- an initiative to give young credit union leaders the opportunity to help shape the future of the industry--talk during a recent meetup. About 25 young professionals attended the event.

Click to view larger image The CUnext Young Professionals Council gives young credit union leaders in the state the opportunity to help shape the future of the industry (News Now May 4).

Horizon CU's Josh Allison addresses credit union marketers during the Kansas Credit Union Association Marketing and Lending Councils kickoff event.  (Photos provided by the Kansas Credit Union Association)

Click to view larger image The association promoted the councils with direct mail, videos, articles in its e-newsletter and webinars. The council kick-off event introduced the Lending and Marketing Councils and featured national speakers.

Council-only seminars also are planned for KCUA's 2012 Annual Meeting & Convention in April.

Councils are open to employees or volunteers of affiliated credit unions or their credit union service organizations. They are governed by three directors, and are supported by annual membership dues.

Additional councils are being considered, to be launched at a later date. The councils were formed to promote synergy among all Kansas credit unions as the local, primary source for uniting and energizing individuals and credit unions by sharing best practices, education and resources, said KCUA.

 


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