Forty credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) last week after being guided by eight dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF). The May 1-8, 2013 training was held at the Lowell Center on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Spring 2013 graduating class included credit union movement representatives from across the U.S., the Caribbean, and from the Philippines. Mountain West Credit Union Association graduates were
Lisett Olsen, Alhambra CU in Arizona and Chris Kemm, Mountain West CU Association in Colorado.
“My experience at DE training was eye-opening and inspirational,” said Lisett Olsen, Business Development Officer at Alhambra CU in Phoenix, Ariz. “We need to go out and tell our story so we can keep the unique legacy and vision of our founders alive of ‘people helping people.’ The DE program is the electricity that we need to light our continuing path to the future.” Read More