CUAD announces Volunteer of the Year

BISMARCK, ND (May 4, 2018) — Jim Jensen, board member of Railway Credit Union in Mandan, ND was recently named the Volunteer of the Year by the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD). The award was presented during the Awards Banquet that was held at the CUAD Summit which took place at the Embassy Suites in Scottsdale, AZ.

Each year, CUAD recognizes a volunteer from North or South Dakota that has selflessly contributed time, effort, and talent to the development of the credit union movement in their state. Volunteers are an integral part of the credit union movement and their contributions deserve recognition. Illuminating the most important part of the credit union structure, they serve both their communities and the industry, giving generously of their time and leadership to help bring financial services to the people who need it most.

Jim Jensen, right, accepts his award from CUAD President/CEO Jeff Olson

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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