Albuquerque Chapter of Credit Unions
“The Albuquerque chapter of credit unions, perpetuate, protect and promote the uniqueness of the credit union movement by serving the needs of credit unions in New Mexico through educational, leadership and professional opportunities.”
The Albuquerque chapter is dedicated to:
- preserving credit union uniqueness
- informing member credit unions of new services and pertinent information for credit unions in general
- maintaining the importance of credit unions in our national economic structure
Further, the chapter supports the Credit Union Association of NM and CUNA & Affiliates to serve as a means of exchanging ideas and discussing problems of mutual concern.
Northern New Mexico Chapter
The Northern New Mexico Chapter promotes a fellowship of credit union representatives to circulate knowledge and information pertinent to the advancement and improvement of Credit Union practices and operations along with the opportunity to create close acquaintances and friendships through the cooperation among credit unions.
Here are 10 good reasons why you need to be involved in your local credit union chapter:
A chapter represents a cohesive group of credit unions that focus on issues
or concerns and celebrations of mutual interest. Each chapter builds its own
value and its own uniqueness through its activities.
1. FOR THE CREDIT UNION MOVEMENT:
Credit Union Chapters have been, and continue to be, the backbone of the credit union system.
2. MAKING A DIFFERENCE:
Credit unions working together can demonstrate the credit union difference in their communities
3. COMMUNITY BUILDING:
More can be accomplished in a community by planning together, rather than separately.
Credit union people are known worldwide for utilizing networking opportunities and sharing best practices.
5. INFORMATION UPDATES:
Regular planned meetings provide a venue to hear and discuss the up-to-date happenings in the credit union system.
6. LOCAL TRAINING:
Training that is a priority for your area’s credit unions.
Invite your elected officials in Congress and the legislature so they know your interests and concerns on behalf of credit unions … LISTENING TO YOUR VOICE CAN BE THEIR VOTE.
Recognize the good work of your leaders and volunteers. Join in celebration of the credit union difference, and share common challenges and solutions with fellow professionals and volunteers.
9. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Chapter members have an opportunity to increase their leadership skills and build on personal knowledge; learn more about credit union philosophy; learn how to plan, organize, and conduct meetings; and learn how to be a leader of the credit union and in the community.
You have a voice in your chapter. Your chapter board wants to hear from you, and wants you to be a part of the leadership and participation of YOUR Chapter of credit unions.