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Starting with our "Welcome aBoard" post, our weekly blog addresses issues and topics of interest for Montana credit union board members. 

Directors Series

Staying on top of your governance responsibilities is key for an effective board. Directors say they face time barriers to adding ongoing education to their annual schedule of meetings. MCUN offers several great education resources including a distance learning option. With distance learning, you can order an archive version of a web-based training that can be viewed conveniently by all your directors. Ordering is simple as you can pick one training or order the special series. For under $1,000 you can easily provide training on important governance topics.

  • Credit Union Bylaws: Understanding & Assessing Your Governance Documents
  • Evaluating Your Board & CEO
  • Strategic Planning Best Practices for the Board & Senior Management
  • Understanding the Board’s Role in Cyber Security Risk
  • UDAAP for the Board & Senior Management
  • Interest Rate Risk Policies, Considerations & Consequences: What Directors Should Know

Access the full details on the Director Series. Other education options are available on the MCUN Training For Volunteers page:


Below, you'll find links to past blog posts organized (loosely) into four categories. Feel free to browse. The blogs are all fairly short and provide food for thought in the areas of directors' duties and responsibilities, advocacy, working with the CEO, and ideas for strategic planning.   

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