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The Board Development and Responsibilities Conference is full of timely sessions packed with fresh ideas and innovative solutions to the issues facing today’s credit unions.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Schedule subject to change. Registered guests are welcome during these (GP) credit union conference events.

Earn 12 CPE credits while attending this conference.

4:005:00 p.m.

Conference Registration

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. (GP)

Welcome Reception

Join us for cocktails, light dining, and great conversation. Registered guests are welcome to attend.

CU Conferences is grateful for the support of its sponsor, OM Financial, and would like to thank them for co-sponsoring the reception. Learn more about OM Financial.

Friday, November 4, 2022

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. (GP)

Sit-Down Breakfast

Join us for a hearty sit-down breakfast. Registered guests are welcome to attend.

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.


9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Introduction and Understanding Board Responsibilities

During this kickoff session to the conference, you will gain an introduction to general board responsibilities, NCUA guidelines, different governance models, and your board fiduciary responsibilities.

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Effective Board Meetings

Do you spend more time during your board meetings “in the weeds” of operational matters – or do you focus on big picture strategic issues? In this session you will learn some thoughts and best practices for planning better board meetings, meeting format and agendas, strategic planning in board meetings, some metrics and scorecards, and board self-assessment strategies.

11:35 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.

CEO Evaluations

Do you have a detailed method to evaluate and compensate your CEO, and is it directly linked to your Credit Union’s mission, strategic goals, and values? Do you evaluate your CEO with subjective and objective criteria? In this session you will learn some thoughts and best practices for: Pay philosophy, benchmarks for CEO pay, evaluation methodology, and sample evaluation & incentive pay program.

12:35 – 1:35 p.m. (GP)

Group Luncheon

Join us for lunch. Registered guests are welcome to attend.

1:35 – 2:35 p.m.

CEO Evaluations (Continued)

Join Bruce after lunch for his continued session for evaluating and compensating your CEO.

2:40 – 3:40 p.m.

Board Development

Is your board stuck? If so – it’s probably because some boards NEVER change. A well-functioning and properly structured board of directors provides good governance and has never been more important.

Session Highlights:

  • Board assessments and Evaluations

  • Board Composition

  • Board Succession and Development

  • Associate Board Member Programs

  • Recruiting and Securing Productive Board Members

3:40 – 4:00 p.m.

Daily Wrap-Up

Saturday, November 5, 2022

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. (GP)

Sit-Down Breakfast

Join us for a hearty sit-down breakfast. Registered guests are welcome to attend.

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:05 – 10:15 a.m.

Your Credit Union in Your Community

How involved is your credit union in your community? Does your credit union have a separate foundation to use for community support and philanthropic endeavors? Have you considered creating a foundation?

Session Highlights:

  • Basic Steps to Create a Foundation

  • How to Structure Your Foundation

  • How to Use the Foundation in Your Community

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30– 11:45 a.m.

Roundtable Discussion and Q&A

As you can see from all the information you received, there is a lot to consider when it comes to board development and responsibilities. We’ll utilize this time to break into small groups and discuss those considerations with each other to help find real solutions you can bring back to your credit union.

11:45 – 12:00 p.m.

Daily Wrap-Up

Take the Afternoon & Evening to Enjoy the Sites, Sounds & Flavors of Scottsdale!

Sunday, November 6, 2022

Travel Day. Have a safe trip home!