An exciting week of conversations

With news of the proposed merger between CUNA and NAFCU public for more than a week, it’s been an exciting time for conversations, feedback, and simply listening on my part to stakeholders around the movement.

We announced the Transition Board that will serve for the next three years if the merger is approved, which will be chaired by current NAFCU Vice Chair (and Chartway Federal Credit Union President/CEO) Brian Schools. Current CUNA Chair (and CommunityAmerica Credit Union CEO) Lisa Ginter will serve as vice chair.

The Transition Board will take effect if the merger is approved, and the leadership of Brian, Lisa, and the entire Transition Board will be much appreciated throughout this transformation.

NAFCU President/CEO Dan Berger and I addressed the NAFCU all-staff meeting this week, and what stood out from the conversation was the mutual determination to make America’s Credit Unions into the trade association our movement—and members—need.


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