CUAD announces Five Star Award winner

BISMARCK, ND (May 2, 2018) — Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) is pleased to announce that Voyage Federal Credit Union, Sioux Falls, SD was recently presented with the Five Star Award. Voyage FCU received the prestigious honor during the Annual CUAD Summit Awards Banquet that was held on April 10th at the Embassy Suites in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The CUAD Five Star Award is given to one credit union from North or South Dakota each year to recognize outstanding achievements in five categories: education, legislative activities, public relations and marketing, member contact, and community service. Voyage FCU was recognized for achieving credit union excellence and for increasing public awareness of credit unions in their community.

Information in determining the winner of this award is gathered from the CUAD and the Credit Union National Association data base and from information provided by the credit union. CUAD awards are judged by out-of-state employees at the Illinois Credit Union League, the Nebraska Credit Union League, and the Minnesota Credit Union Network.

Darla Erb, CEO of Voyage FCU shown on right as she accepts the award from Shannon Webster, CUAD Board Chair

About Credit Union Association of the Dakotas

The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) is the professional financial trade association serving 71 credit unions that employ 2,200 individuals in 221 branches. With more than 500,000 members in North and South Dakota, Dakota credit unions have assets in excess of $7.6 billion and currently are providing Dakota consumers with over $5.2 billion in loans while safely housing more than $6.6 billion in savings. In our mission to help credit unions succeed, CUAD plays a key role in growing membership and helping to provide service excellence to members from offices in Bismarck, ND and Sioux Falls, SD. For more information about CUAD visit our website at

The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas’ purpose is to build community awareness of Dakota credit unions through support of children’s charities; community and social impact organizations or projects; financial education and financial literacy programs through the credit union chapter system; and to provide higher education scholarships throughout our service region in North and South Dakota.


Shawn Marie Brummer
Communications& Media Specialist
1-800-279-6328, ext. 966 or 701/220-2200

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