Bank Secrecy Act for Directors This webinar (July 2022) spends sixty minutes discussing the board’s BSA oversight role to help meet the annual training requirement. It provides a general overview of the Bank Secrecy Act and outlines the various board responsibilities with BSA compliance, as well as an update on the latest in BSA exams and expectations.
**See the “Supervisory Committee Training” section below for a BSA webinar for supervisory committee members (updated Aug. 19, 2021).
Succession Planning: Special Challenges for Today’s Boards of Directors This April 2022 session with Jim Kasch of Canidae Consulting covers considerations for the continuity of your credit union, whether your own CEO is planning retirement or not. He touches on the NCUA’s new proposal to require succession planning and provides insight to ways to make the process successful.
Working Effectively with Your Board This one-hour session (April 2021) hosts Brad Douglas, former CEO of the Heartland Credit Union Association. The relationship between credit union CEOs and their board can have its ups and downs. Hear the unique perspective of one of the only League Presidents who also served as a credit union board member and Chair. He shares tips for working more effectively with your board through clear communication and relationship building techniques.
The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) offers many learning opportunities for credit union volunteers. Below are a few and others can be found on their website.
Director Financial Literacy is required for all credit union board members within six months of joining the board, and suggested periodically as a refresher. Tim Harrington of TEAM Resources provided the three sessions below and we encourage you to take advantage of the training individually, or as a board.
Learning Management System The online Learning Management System has a whole channel dedicated to Governance topics. All training is free and additional topics are being added regularly.
Supervisory Committee Training Series These short video segments were produced by NCUA to help supervisory committee members understand their important role better. The videos are short, free, and recommended for any new committee member, or as a refresher for the whole committee.
BSA for Supervisory Committee This 50-minute session (August 2021) discusses the Bank Secrecy Act requirements and the committee’s role in overseeing pieces of it, as well as some changes in the last year at the state and national level. It can be used to fulfill the annual training requirement, or just to better understand BSA program components.
Supervisory Committee Audit Basics webinar was held on Sept. 25, 2019 with Becky Frederick, auditor with the Minnesota Credit Union Network. The hour-long session overviews a basic work plan, as well as her tips on how to divide and conquer to make the committee more efficient.
NCUA Training Options for Supervisory Committees:
Montana’s Credit Unions has forged a strong collaboration with Ancin Cooley of Synergy Credit Union Consulting. Visit our Volunteer Certification Programs page for more detail and to sign up for the CU Board Certification or Supervisory Committee Certification programs!