League committees named, help League help
More than 60 credit union professionals from around the state have been
named to League committees or councils. These individuals provide
feedback on what credit unions and their 2.2 million members need.
Current League committees and councils that
are announcing new rosters include:
The League’s Young Professionals Council
is being eliminated in favor of a new leadership structure that will be
part of The Network,
The League’s professional development group for credit union
leaders ages 35 and younger. More information on this change will be
communicated in the following weeks.
Feedback gathered from League committee and
council members—as well as through League Directors who receive
copies of these groups' meeting minutes—improves The
League’s ability to advocate for improvements in credit
unions’ regulatory environment, gives credit unions a voice in
Madison and Washington, D.C., enhances services, creates training
opportunities and increases their visibility among members and the
"Our committees and councils ensure that The
League is helping credit unions achieve cost-savings as well as improve
efficiencies, expand, grow, and ensure engaged leadership for the credit
union movement of tomorrow," explains League President & CEO, Brett
"These advisory groups work best when credit
union employees offer them input," Thompson added. Feedback could be as
simple as letting a committee liaison or League Director know that
the free advertising materials for our CU
awareness campaignhave been useful.
Credit union employees could tell us how well a
particularproduct or serviceis meeting member needs or communicate concerns or questions
about state or federal laws and regulations," he said.