Four CUs Win Technology Council ‘Excellence in Technology’ Award

Madison, Wis.– CASE CU, OnPoint Community CU, OSU FCU, and Pioneer West Virginia FCU were honored as winners of the 2012 CUNA Technology Council Excellence in Technology Awards at the Council’s 17th Annual Conference, which took place October 14-17, inLas Vegas.

The CUNA Technology Council award recognizes outstanding approaches to technology challenges with potential for universal application across the credit union movement. The winners for 2012 are:

  • CASE CU in Lansing, Michigan, won for their innovative improvements to provide members access to information through a variety of methods to reach members who are younger and do their banking in less traditional channels and require more unique and creative ways to reach and service them.
  • OnPoint Community CU in Portland, Oregon, won for developing their own in-house system to recognize threats to member data security and creating a system to perform risk assessments based on the needs of each of their departments as well as satisfying compliance requirements. 
  • OSU FCU in Corvallis, Oregon, won for their STOP (Security Training Operations Program) with imaginative ways to regularly reinforce the importance of      personal and CU data security in their employees.
  • Pioneer West Virginia FCU in Charleston,West Virginia, won for their use of technology to help their HR Dept. in more effectively tracking and reporting paid time off and help HR be proactive in resolving any issues with employees about their time and better manage and minimize unscheduled time off.

A panel comprised of CUNA Technology Council members selected the winners, based on strategy, process, application, and results, without regard to credit union asset size.

Additional information about the awards and winning entries are available online at, select the “Excellence Awards” link contained in the “Events” pull down menu.

CUNA Technology Council
Established in 1995, the CUNA Technology Council is a member-led organization made up of more than 600 credit union technology experts across the United States. The Council’s goal is to shape the advancement of credit union technology by leveraging collective peer strength through the sharing of information and fostering of professional development. The CUNA Technology Council is one of the six organizations that make up the CUNA Councils, a network of more than 5,000 credit union professionals. For more information, visit or

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