July 25, 2014 – Credit union CEOs, board members and supervisory committee members along with small credit unions met in various peer forums Thursday to discuss issues affecting their roles in the industry during NAFCU’s Annual Conference and Solutions Expo.CEOs Forum This forum was exclusively for credit union CEOs and allowed the credit unions’ top executives to share with peers their current challenges, including increasing regulations, NCUA’s risk-based capital proposal, CFPB, new technologies and more.Chairs CaucusThis forum, exclusively for credit union chairs, allowed participants to discuss leadership concerns. Board chairs gathered and discussed fiduciary duties, regulatory compliance and the future of the industry.
Senior Management ForumExclusively for credit union executives and managers, this forum offered networking and idea-sharing with other credit union leaders attending the conference. Discussions included how to improve the day-to-day operations of credit unions, long-term goals and shared common challenges. Directors Forum This forum was for those conference attendees who serve as non-chair board members and on supervisory committees. These credit union volunteers joined together and discussed the latest risks, opportunities and solutions in the credit union industry. Small Credit Union RoundtableCredit unions with less than $75 million in assets gathered Thursday to gain insight from their peers and small credit union experts. NCUA Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives Director William Myers led a town-hall style session that focused on topics such as compliance, examinations and lending.