ALEXANDRIA, Va. (1/31/07)-- The National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA’s) Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives Wednesday announced a series of credit union events including free training sessions to be held around the country. Those sessions are scheduled to address the following subjects:
* Updates from Regional management; * The future of NCUA 5300 call reports; * Common Bank Secrecy Act violations ; * How to evaluate third party relationships, and related due diligence topics; * Modifications to the NCUA’s CAMEL rating system; * Attracting and recruiting volunteers; and * Expanding credit union services through partnerships
“NCUA’s goal in hosting our free workshops is to convey useful information that helps answer questions and address relevant issues,” NCUA Chairman JoAnn Johnson said in a release announcing the workshops. “ I encourage credit unions to sign-up and actively participate in a local workshop. Each is designed to provide regulatory guidance and to promote open discussion of important initiatives that affect credit union operation and membership,” she added. The first event is scheduled for March 15 in Raleigh-Durham, N.C. Use the resource link below to see all 20 dates and locations. Credit unions can visit NCUA’s website to register and view the agenda and most current information available. The NCUA notes that dates and locations could be subject to change based on hotel availability.