Events Calendar

Webinar: Best Practices for Today's Credit Union Board
Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Being a board member is a big responsibility in today’s increasingly complex financial services environment. Strategic governance requires a big-picture focus – despite competing responsibilities and limited time. How do you determine whether you’re representing members well? Are you using tools like consent agendas and electronic portals? Do you know how to increase board performance?

This session will provide practices that have been proven across a variety of board sizes and types. Using the right set of options will improve strategic governance and compliance. Attend this webinar to learn more and receive a copy of The Little Book of CU Board Best Practices.


  • Practices that have improved board performance across the country
  • How to customize best practices for your credit union
  • Out-of-the-box options for the future
  • Using best practices to spur boardroom discussion
  • How to establish trust, transparency, and a culture of learning
    • PDF of The Little Book of CU Board Best Practices
    • Employee training log
    • Quiz to measure staff learning and a separate answer key


This informative session will benefit directors, volunteers, supervisory committee members, CEOs, and senior management.

SPEAKER:  Kevin Smith, TEAM Resources

Kevin Smith is a publisher and a consultant with TEAM Resources, where he oversees the board self-evaluation programs and facilitates strategic planning with credit unions and nonprofits. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing professional development resources to grow leaders within the credit union industry.

For 10 years, Kevin was Director of Volunteer Education at CUNA where he developed and oversaw conference and training events, webinars, print programs, and online courses. During his tenure at CUNA, he created several new programs, including the Volunteer Certification Program, an intensive, competency-based program for boards and supervisory committees.