Category Archives: Board Governance

Be Careful What You Ask For

This is a follow-up to my earlier post about the growing trend of credit union boards having the ability to be compensated dealing with the positives. From my viewpoint, here are some of the potential drawbacks to this trend. The … Continue reading

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The Buck Stops Here

There is a growing groundswell to compensate credit union board members brought to the forefront by recent legislation in Tennessee and Washington. A number of other states already have this as part of their state credit union act. I can … Continue reading

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Why Banks Won’t Convert to Credit Unions – It’s All About Money and Control

  In what has become as predictable as the swallows returning to Capistrano, the banks are in the legislatures complaining about how unfair it is that credit unions are tax exempt and this causes there to not be a level … Continue reading

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To Boldly Go….

A mission statement is a statement of purpose – why the organization exists. A statement of purpose should be short and concise. Too often mission statements are either vision statements or begin to devlve into vision statements along with goals … Continue reading

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2012 In Review

  It was a busy year for me and I hope that it was the same for you. I assisted credit unions with the following areas: governance, strategic planning, leadership development, budgeting, regulator relations, policy development/review and mortgage department salary … Continue reading

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Policy vs. Paperclips

This book was an informative and entertaining read. The author uses the techniques of a series of emails between two individuals to explain how using the corporate model for nonprofit boards is beneficial to the organization. The exchange of emails … Continue reading

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Non-Profit Board Training

You are invited to attend Non-Profit Board Training sponsored by United Way of Columbia County. Please share this information with your Board and any others who might be interested in attending.  There is no charge for this training.   Please … Continue reading

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