Are you looking for a professional development opportunity or for ways to get more involved with MnCUN and make the most of your membership?
Network Committees are seeking interested members for appointment. The Network Board Chair will appoint Committee members to serve for one year – from their appointment through the following year’s Annual Business Meeting, taking place during the ACCELERATE conference in April.
Interested candidates can express interest by completing this application form. Applications will be accepted through Monday, March 27, 2023.
View the following for descriptions of the committees. Any specific questions can be directed to the Network Staff Liaison listed for each committee.
Facilitates statewide and national awards programs and judges other states’ award program entries. On the national level, the committee coordinates Minnesota’s entries for CUNA’s Dora Maxwell and Louise Herring Awards and the Desjardins Award for Financial Education. On the state level, the committee recognizes individuals through the Professional and Director of the Year Awards. MnCUN Staff Liaison: Julia Miller
Political involvement committee
PIC provides input and recommendations on legislative efforts at the state and federal level. Policy suggestions and regulatory roadblocks are brought to the attention of PIC to collectively formulate the Network’s positions on legislation. PIC is also responsible for political fundraising and oversees the distribution of political contributions made to credit union-friendly candidates. MnCUN Staff Liaison: Ryan Smith
Regulatory Review committee
Provides input and recommendations on proposed rules from various federal agencies that have the potential to impact credit unions. The committee meets regularly to review proposed rules that are out for comment and determines whether or not a response is necessary. MnCUN Staff Liaison: Dan Le
CREW Advisory group
Credit union staff, 40 and under, help brainstorm, plan and facilitate programming geared toward young professionals throughout the year. The group meets quarterly and is encouraged to participate in CREW-related programming, major MnCUN events and industry initiatives. MnCUN Staff Liasion: Andrea Molnau
Financial Inclusion roundtable
Meets quarterly for sharing best practices and collaboration. The group is made up of staff who are embedded in financial inclusion efforts in their credit union and community. MnCUN Staff Liaison: Mara Humphrey
Women’s Leadership Network Ambassadors
The purpose is to convene Minnesota’s women credit union professionals, discuss credit union issues, exchange ideas, network with neighboring credit union leaders, and share lessons learned with, Global Women’s Leadership Network members worldwide. MnCUN Staff Liasion: Andrea Molnau
State Charter Subcommittee
A subcommittee of the Political Involvement Committee which provides input and recommendations on improvements for the Minnesota state credit union charter. Areas of examination include the state statute and state regulatory environment and legislation specific to state charters. MnCUN Staff Liaison: Mara Humphrey
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