Gems of Belgium and The Netherlands

Tulip Time River Cruise Aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaPrima
April 26 – May 3, 2020

Join us for an educational conference while celebrating spring in the Netherlands and Belgium when the Keukenhof Gardens and Floralia come alive. Experience Amsterdam’s colorful canals, the whimsical Kinderdijk windmills and the art of Rubens and Michelangelo. Discover the timeless traditions of Delft porcelain and revel in the medieval architectural treasures of Bruges, Middelburg and Ghent. Throughout your journey indulge in Belgian chocolates, warm waffles and delicious cheeses—all while savoring the storybook atmosphere of the region.


Sunday, April 26, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Monday, April 27, 2020 Amsterdam & Hoorn, Netherlands
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Delta Scenic Cruising Middelburg, The Netherlands
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Ghent & Bruges, Belgium
Thursday, April 30, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium
Friday, May 1, 2020 Rotterdam, Kinderdijk, & Schoonhoven The Netherlands
Saturday, May 2, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sunday, May 3, 2020 Amsterdam, Netherlands



David Reed is an attorney, author, consultant and nationally recognized speaker, David A. Reed is a partner in the law firm of Reed and Jolly, PLLC and founder of CU Doctor, a full service credit union consulting practice.  Through Reed and Jolly, Mr. Reed provides guidance to credit unions concerning a variety of matters including the establishment and revision of credit union policies and procedures, organizational compliance, collections, security, contractual agreements, regulatory matters and corporate governance.  His engaging speaking style has garnered him status as a regular presenter nationwide on topics such as regulatory compliance, consumer lending, bankruptcy and collections.  And, he offers facilitation services and a full range of on-site training programs that can be delivered to the board, executive team, managers or frontline staff.

A former trial attorney and vice president and general counsel of a large credit union, Mr. Reed is particularly noted as an expert in the areas of credit union operations, bankruptcy and collections.  He has been selected to train NCUA field examination and audit staff on numerous issues including ID Theft Red Flags, S.A.F.E Act, Third Party Contract Management and Bankruptcy matters.  He also serves as editor of several industry manuals including Collections Manual for Credit Unions and Bankruptcy Guide for Credit Unions.

Mr. Reed received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in 1986 and his Juris Doctorate from George Mason University School of Law in 1989.   He is a Certified Compliance Officer.  He resides in Fairfax, Virginia with his wife Diane and their twin daughters.


Diane Reed is a nationally recognized speaker, writer and communications professional, Diane Reed, currently serves as President of CUDoctor, a full-service credit union consultancy, assisting credit unions nationwide with human resource, marketing, community relations, compliance, sales, training and executive support.  Prior to joining CUDoctor, Diane served for more than a decade as Vice President of Administration for a mid-sized credit union where she oversaw the credit union’s Human Resources, Marketing, Business Development, Community Relations, Training, Compliance and Sales functions.  Her unique integrated approach to culture creation and maintenance has already proven an asset to the credit union movement.  Diane’s expertise in “Service-Oriented Culture Change” has been cited in such publications as “Credit Union Times”, “Credit Union Management” and a host of other industry magazines.  She has co-authored cross-discipline (Human Resources and Security) articles such as “Bad Guys Don’t Always Wear Black” published in “Credit Union Magazine.”  And, her marketing expertise has been featured in articles for “Exhibit Builder” and “Business Management” magazines.

Diane strongly believes in making financial literacy accessible to everyone, including our children.  As part of her credit union’s community outreach program, she is responsible for bringing five In School Branches to area schools, three in high schools and two in elementary schools.  As a result, the credit union received numerous awards for its outreach efforts, both within the credit union industry and from the state and federal governments.  One of her high school branches was featured on Dateline NBC and its In School Branch Liaison was invited to present financial literacy training at The White House.  And, one of her elementary branches was even recognized with a visit from the Treasurer of the United States.

She also strongly believes that the future of our industry lies in the talents and commitment of our staff. As such, in partnership with CUNA, Diane has developed our industry’s first certification in Human Resources compliance. It is her goal to staff credit unions with top notch professionals, granting them the respect they deserve.

Today, she serves not only as a speaker, writer and consultant in the credit union arena, but serves as a volunteer as well, donating numerous hours through the Northern Virginia Chapter of Credit Unions. She attended The American University and graduated from George Mason University with a B.A. in Speech Communication.  Diane currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia with her husband David and twin 21 year old daughters, Alexa and Catie.


  • Board Duties, Authority and Liabilities – Oh My!
  • Director’s Role in the Examination and Audit Processes
  • Credit Union Compliance for Directors
  • Credit Union Governance – Bylaws, Elections and More
  • Crafting Effective Incentive Programs
  • CEO Evaluations
  • And More!

Pricing Also includes a Complimentary Daily Sightseeing Tour

Book on or before May 15, 2019 and SAVE $100 per person
Book May 16, 2019 – July 1, 2019 and SAVE $50 per person

CONFERENCE RATE: The conference rate includes the cruise and conference fees. These rates are not combinable with any other promotional offer, certificate, voucher or past passenger specials offered by the cruise line. All cruise conferences MUST be booked through Altair Travel & Cruises as they are negotiated contracted rates.

Category Participant Rate
(1st Person)
Spouse/Guest Rate
(2nd Person)
Complimentary Daily Sightseeing Tour is included!
D……Fixed Window  $5595 $2195
C……French Balcony  $6295 $2395
BB….French/Full Balcony (Cello Deck – 210 sq.ft.) $6595 $2795
BA…..French/Full Balcony (Violin Deck – 210 sq. ft)  $6795 $2895
AB…..French/Full Balcony (Cello Deck – 235 sq. ft) $6895 $2995
AA…….French/Full Balcony (Violin Deck – 235 sq. ft.) $7095 $3095

Rates based on double occupancy. A $1500 per person deposit is required. For single rates call Jill Donati at 800-880-0055. Rates do not include taxes and fees of $264 per person. (All taxes & fees are subject to change) In order to feel safe and secure when you travel, travel insurance is now mandatory for CUC Cruises and is included in the required deposit. Credit cards are NOT accepted for this conference.

For cabin availability, call Jill Donati of Altair Travel & Cruises, 800-880-0055 or email Jill at

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