The Pulse (01-10-17)

Volume 6, Issue 2

The Pulse Archive

MnCUN Dues Payers: Top 10 of 2017

The Minnesota Credit Union Network is thankful to the first 10 credit unions to pay their Minnesota Credit Union Network and dues for 2017. Dues packets were mailed to all credit unions in mid-December, with a deadline of Tuesday, Jan. 31.


  1. Star Choice Credit Union
  2. Richfield-Bloomington Credit Union
  3. CITIES Credit Union
  4. Northern Communities Credit Union
  5. Hermantown Federal Credit Union
  6. Accentra Credit Union
  7. Floodwood Area Credit Union
  8. Electric Machinery Employees Credit Union
  9. Spire Credit Union
  10. Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union

Additional information about annual dues or membership with the Minnesota Credit Union Network can be found online:


With questions about MnCUN membership or dues, contact Vice President & General Counsel John Wendland by email or by phone at (651) 242-5519.



MnCUN names 2017 Crew Ambassador, Crew Advisory Group members

In December, members of the MnCUN young professionals group, the Crew, were invited to apply for two leadership opportunities.

  • The Crew Ambassador serves as a leader for the Crew. This person helps represent The Crew and other young credit union professionals in Minnesota at MnCUN events and other opportunities. City & County Credit Union Marketing Specialist Laura Jorris has been selected as the 2017 Crew Ambassador.
  • The Crew Advisory Group – this group includes Crew members who meet quarterly to help plan and promote Crew events.

Returning Crew Advisory Group Members:

  • Laura Jorris, City & County Credit Union – Crew Ambassador
  • Carissa Rothstein, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union
  • Derek Schmidt, City & County Credit Union
  • Susan Loesch, Energy Services Federal Credit Union
  • Andrew Deans, Hiway Federal Credit Union
  • SouaYee Vang, Hiway Federal Credit Union
  • Brianne Meszaros, Royal Credit Union
  •  Abby Bushlack, United Educators Credit Union
  • Amanda Kissner, Wakota Federal Credit Union

Advisory Group Members Joining in 2017:

  • Kelsey Fogel, Anoka Hennepin Credit Union        
  • Brittany Hill, Co-op Credit Union of Montevideo
  • Xiong Lee, Firefly Credit Union
  • Desmond Foy, Royal Credit Union
  • Kelly Bechard, Wings Financial Credit Union

The Network would like to congratulate these young professionals and thank them for their commitment to the credit union movement in Minnesota. 

For additional information about The Crew, visit the Crew page of the MnCUN website or contact MnCUN’s Crew Liaison Laura Whittet by email or at (651) 288-5503.





Project Zip Code Participation Aids Credit Union Advocacy



FinCEN Invites Nominations for Membership on the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group

NCUA issues Letters to Credit Unions

Letter 16-CU-13: FAQs on CECL

Letter 16-CU-12: Risk-based examination scheduling policy

Upcoming compliance dates


View all Regulatory Compliance news stories

Find the right partner for your business needs with the MnCUN Solutions Directory

The Network Service Corporation (NSC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, works to develop relationships with vendors in order to help Minnesota’s credit unions meet the financial needs of their members.

The MnCUN Solutions Directory makes it easy to find trusted vendors organized by the service provided, helping credit unions find the right partner for their needs.

“Choosing the right vendor takes time and resources,” said Network Service Corporation Vice President John Ferstl. “The Network Service Corporation provides due diligence on product and vendor partners. By negotiating on behalf of credit unions, the NSC is able to ensure access to a variety of products and services at an unbeatable price.”

With questions about the Solutions Directory, or to learn more about a specific company listed, contact MnCUN Director of Business Development Kris Jacobsen by email or by phone at (651) 288-5515 or toll free at (800) 477-1034.

Minnesota Credit Union Network
555 Wabasha Street N, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 288-5170
(800) 477-1034