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League Seeks Prospective Members for New Policy Committee, Existing Committees

Credit unions: We're looking for knowledgeable, passionate and engaged individuals to serve on the League's new Policy Committee and our other existing committees.

If you're willing to lend your time, talents and expertise, please let us know!

  • NOTE: If you are currently serving on one of these committees, kindly reaffirm your interest in continuing to serve by completing the short form below. We appreciate your service to the League and your fellow credit unions!
  • Please let us know if you are interested in serving on more than one committee.
  • Questions? Please contact your League's Nicole Widell by email or phone (800.768.3344, ext. 1604).
  • Deadline: To ensure prompt consideration, please complete this form no later than May 13.

Policy Committee (NEW)

The Policy Committee will meet regularly and discuss and recommend policy positions to the League Board of Directors on issues that impact credit unions at both the state and federal levels. The Policy Committee, with assistance from League staff, will seek feedback from member credit unions when formulating policy for the League. The members of the Policy Committee will also seek feedback through appropriate channels within their credit union, in addition to giving their own expertise, to ensure that they are representing the viewpoint of the credit union leadership.

Who might be a good fit?
Anyone with knowledge of how regulatory compliance issues affect credit union operations or an interest in the legislative process as it relates to regulation. We are looking for individuals able to provide us feedback on proposed and final rules (NCUA and others), including how implementation of those rules might present challenges/opportunities for credit unions.

Emerging Professionals Committee

The Emerging Professionals Network (or EPN) is a network of like-minded credit union professionals and volunteers from across Virginia. Our mission is to attract, develop and retain young talent within Virginia's credit union system by connecting, empowering and engaging young professionals.

Members of the EPN share a common passion for the credit union industry, professional success and growth, and providing continuous value to their credit unions.

Who might be a good fit?
Anyone with a passion for people, credit unions, engagement and career development.

Financial WellBeing for All Committee (previously Financial Education Committee)

The Committee's purpose is to aid credit unions in living the "Credit Union Difference.”  The Committee will seek to assist credit unions in addressing financial participation, education and inclusion for both the broader population and the more financially vulnerable members of our communities, through initiatives and programs designed to improve households' financial outcomes. The Committee will also seek to leverage its initiatives and knowledge gained from credit unions to advocate for the industry and educate policymakers about credit unions' efforts to improve financial outcomes for our members and the communities we serve.

Who might be a good fit?
Credit unions have a long, proud history of providing affordable and reliable products and services, as well as resources, that empower members to manage their money and secure their financial futures. If you're interested in financial education, inclusion and serving the underserved, this is the committee for you.

Credit Union Growth Committee (previously Marketing & Business Development Council)

The financial landscape is ever-changing and competition has never been more fierce. The Credit Union Growth Committee will address credit unions' opportunities and challenges across a broad spectrum, including lending, marketing, business development, technology, demographics, the competitive landscape, strategic business partnerships (including fintechs) and small credit union issues. An important focus for the Committee will be delivering timely, relevant educational opportunities and resources to credit unions.

Who might be a good fit?
Lenders, marketers, business development professionals and anyone interested in the future of our industry and the long-term viability of credit unions.

Audit Committee

This committee reviews the audit report and reports to our Board of Directors.

Who might be a good fit?
Your League prides itself on being a good steward of credit unions' dues dollars. Have an interest in the financial side of our operations? This is the committee for you.

Governance Committee

This committee seeks recommendations for nominations to the Board of Directors, nominates at least one individual for any expiring regional or at-large seat (to cause to be mailed a ballot for voting).

Who might be a good fit?
Passionate about good governance and its importance to the function and success of the organization? This is the committee for you.

StateWide Advocacy Council (SWAC)

SWAC is composed of credit union representatives from the four regions across the Commonwealth. Council members coordinate grassroot support, including events such as Hike the Hill; establish VACUPAC goals for each credit union and coordinate fundraising efforts; and create activities for legislators to showcase the "Credit Union Difference."

Who might be a good fit?
Anyone with a passion for advocacy and an understanding of the importance of legislative affairs in ensuring credit unions' success in the marketplace and a future for our industry.

Estonia Partnership Committee

This Committee helps the Baltic nation of Estonia revive its credit cooperative movement and aid their efforts to become independent, competitive financial institutions.

Who might be a good fit?
Are you interested in seeing the global credit union movement grow and prosper? This is the committee for you.

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