Posts Tagged ‘Credit Union Boards’

Good governance: the tipping point

Good governance: the tipping point

Today’s credit union boards, while continuing to be faced with fiduciary issues of safety and soundness, are finding strategic choices more daunting, uncertain, and shifting frequently. While this may sound like a relatively small [...]

Credit union boards are facing high recruitment costs

Credit union boards are facing high recruitment costs

by: Michael Muckian Demographic changes are driving change in credit union leadership, the most significant of which comes in the cost of hiring a president/CEO. These days, the price of top talent often comes [...]

Credit Union Boards Benefit When ‘Devil’s Advocates’ Are Present

Credit Union Boards Benefit When ‘Devil’s Advocates’ Are Present

‘Values-based opposition’ improves your Credit Union’s chance of making better decisions. By Adam Mertz A decade after acquiring Gatorade’s parent company and turning that brand into every athlete’s must-have energy drink, Quaker [...]

5 Common Board Self-Assessment Methods

Plus a thought about related policy by Les Wallace, Ph.D. A glance at most studies of board governance suggests less than half of all boards actively self-assess their performance. Yet, virtually all the governance [...]

Worth the Expense?

Credit Unions debate paying for directors' spouses to accompany volunteers pursuing Credit Union-related education by Charlene Komar Storey If a spouse or guest accompanies a director on an educational trip, who should pay their costs? [...]

Work with Your Board on Governance Leadership

Work with Your Board on Governance Leadership

By Richard C. Powers, MBA, LLB Practicing good governance is key to protecting your credit union. It’s difficult to identify just one practice that is most important, but as an example of how important [...]

To Term or Not to Term

Case study of a board that set up and later abolished term limits by Charlene Komar Storey $100 million, 11,300-member Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union decided to institute term limits some 25 years ago, [...]

Landing in the Right Place

by Steve Balian and Tim Oppelt Key questions the merging credit union board should ask to ensure it has chosen the right merger partner. While continuing credit union boards should focus their efforts on avoiding [...]

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