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ICU Hall of Fame Awards

Purpose for Awards

Leadership Award - to recognize an individual's contribution to the overall credit union movement in Illinois, particularly at the state and/or national level.

Lifetime Achievement Award - to recognize an individual's lifetime contribution to credit unions and/or chapters in Illinois.

Criteria for Awards

  1. Number of years actively involved in credit union movement (Must have at least 10 years active service)
  2. Participation in League, chapter and/or national activities
  3. Overall impact and/or contributions to the credit union movement
  4. Promotion of the cooperative nature of credit unions in local community
  5. Has demonstrated leadership, personal commitment and vision within the credit union movement

Who is Eligible

  1. Credit union professionals (Illinois only)
  2. Credit union volunteers (Illinois only)
  3. Retired System staff (Illinois only)
  4. Inductees may be active or retired
  5. Inductees may also be named posthumously

Nominating Process

  1. Individuals can be nominated by a credit union, chapter or individual
  2. Application sent annually to all Illinois credit unions by October 31
  3. Application deadline - December 31

Selection Process

  1. Up to two nominees for each category may be inducted annually
  2. The League Executive Committee will make the final selections
  3. Three credit union officials from other states will determine winners

Awards to be Presented

  1. Awards to be presented at League Annual Convention Keynote & Awards Program
  2. Names of inductees will be displayed on plaque in League lobby
  3. Bios of inductees will be contained in a permanent Hall of Fame binder at the League office

Click here for a nomination form

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