NASCUS Hosting State System Summit This Week in San Antonio

Sept. 27, 2010 — On September 30-October 2 in San Antonio, the state credit union system's leaders, state and federal regulators and dual chartering supporters will join NASCUS for its annual State System Summit.

NASCUS' full schedule of events begins Sept. 28 with business meetings of its leadership, continuing to Sept. 29 with NASCUS Committee meetings. Also, on Sept. 29, NASCUS is holding a Directors College for Texas credit union directors. The week will culminate with the State System Summit, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, the only annual gathering of the state credit union system.

"This year's NASCUS State System Summit agenda spotlights innovation in regulation and credit union operations in this time of economic uncertainty," said NASCUS President and CEO Mary Martha Fortney. "NASCUS expects this meeting to be rich with dialogue and ideas on how state credit unions can continue to thrive while operating in a safe and sound manner."

At the Summit, the leaders of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Debbie Matz and Bill Cheney, respectively, will share their outlooks for 2011. John Annaloro, president and CEO of the Washington Credit Union League, plans to discuss what's next for credit union share insurance and CUNA Mutual's President and CEO Jeff Post will present on emerging risks facing credit unions from his perspective as the leader of the largest insurer for credit unions.

Summit sessions also feature discussion on the search for credit union income, how regulatory reform impacts the state credit union system and a presentation on "State Innovation Across the Nation," featuring examples of innovation in state credit union operations. During the "State Innovation Across the Nation" session, former Georgia state regulator, George Reynolds, will discuss intriguing innovations at credit unions in his state as well as innovative solutions to interstate branching. Then, Charlie Grossklaus, President and CEO, Royal Credit Union, Wisconsin, will share insights from his credit union's purchase of 11 branches of a troubled Madison bank. Wisconsin credit union regulator Sue Cowan will also participate in the session joining Grossklaus in discussing this large bank branch acquisition.

To view our full agenda, follow this link. NASCUS will also present its prestigious Pierre Jay Award on September 30.