ICUL Service Corporation
December 2012



FINAL CALL! Hall of Fame Nominations.  Nominations for the 2013 Illinois Credit Union Hall of Fame will be accepted through December 31.  Up to two individuals from the categories of Lifetime Achievement and Leadership will receive this prestigious honor.  Each credit union or chapter is entitled to submit one nomination annually. Inductees will be chosen based on an objective point system and the nominee profile submitted with the application.  If you have any questions regarding the Hall of Fame program, please contact Vicki Ponzo, ICUL Senior Vice President of Member Services, via email or 630-983-3413. Also click here to view the nominating criteria, to submit an application online, or view descriptions of previous inductees.

For Educational dates of interest, please feel free to see the 
Educational Opportunities section of this publication.

Looking Ahead to 2013

CUNA GAC - Washington, D.C.
February 24-28, 2013
As you know, as the largest and most impactful credit union conference, CUNA GAC is the one event that all credit unions should attend.  This year’s event will focus on the challenges and opportunities for credit unions presented by the agenda of the soon-to-be elected 113th Congress.  Join other champions of the credit union movement at the 2013 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).  Help demonstrate to our newly elected and veteran representatives how our commitment to our members makes credit unions different from other financial institutions.  The GAC is the credit union movement’s premier political event and its largest national conference.  The theme for the 2013 GAC is Powerful Cause. Positive Effect
Click here for more information, including the full hotel and event registration packet.

ICUL 83rd Annual Convention - Schaumburg
April 18-20, 2013
The League has announced that Mark Sievewright will provide keynote remarks at the 83rd Annual Convention.  The theme will be: "Passport to Success!" Sievewright's keynote topic will be "How the Future of Credit Unions will evolve in the Next 20 Years." He will also present a breakout session, "Competing to Win:  Seven Strategies for Seven Trends in U.S. Financial Services."  Other speaker highlights will include Bill Hampel, Credit Union National Association Chief Economist.  These are just a few highlights of the sessions you will find at the Convention.  We will be sharing details about more sessions in upcoming issues of Indepth.  Next year's Convention, to be held held April 18-20, 2013, will return for the second year to the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center.  Make your plans now to attend!  Watch your mail and the League's Web site starting next month for more detailed information and registration details.  See you there!

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