February 7, 2017
In This Issue
Education manuals and handouts

In 2017, LCUL is increasing our commitment to "Going Green".  The majority of our programs, will have the option to purchase printed copies of the handouts when you register.  If printed handouts are not purchased, you will receive an email containing a link to the electronic version for downloading three business days prior to the program.   
To reserve your printed materials, please be sure to purchase at least one week in advance of the session.  Registrations made within one week will automatically receive the link to the electronic version. 
Young Professionals Network Workshop
March 24 - 25, Alexandria

LCUL's education department is happy to collaborate with the YPN to promote their upcoming workshop in Alexandria.  
The network is designed by and for credit union professionals age 40 and under with the goal of networking, collaborating and taking the credit union movement into the future.  But fear not, no one is excluded...if you are a "seasoned" credit union professional over 40, you can apply to join this year's "Reverse Crasher" program to experience the fun and be part of the thought provoking sessions.     


Click here for more information 

Invitation from Mississippi CU Assoc.
"When Personalities Collide"
March 29 - Jackson or 30th - Gulfport


The Mississippi Credit Union Association invites all affiliated Louisiana Credit Unions to attend their one day program that tackles how to handle personality conflicts that occur in the workplace and beyond.

Ever had a personality clash at work? Did it impact your mood and performance? Did it cause stress and conflict?

Honey Shelton's workshop includes a personality profile that will help you understand yourself and the choices you make when dealing with others. You will gain in-depth knowledge of your personality traits and how to best communicate and resolve differences in the workplace
Click here for details on the session in Jackson on 3/29  or Gulfport on 3/30

Questions can be directed to tmcwilliams@mscua.com 
BSA Officer Training
April 26, Baton Rouge
Debbie Crawford of GetTechnical Inc, is here to help make preparing for your BSA exam simple and easy with this review of all the new BSA regulatory issues.

This year we will focus on investigations, new types of crime and payment mechanisms. Plus we will begin the countdown to customer due diligence programs and look at the examination expectations for 2017.

Here's a little taste of what you can expect to learn:
  • Navigating the law & exam manual
  • Recent sanctions & lessons learned
  • Implementing new CDD rules
  • Investigations & filing SARs & common errors
  • BSA risk in new payment mechanisms
  • Examination hot spots....and so much more!

All attendees receive a BSA officer toolkit containing sample policies, audit, law, exam manuals, training power points for training your staff and more!


Certified Financial Counseling (FiCEP)

Did you complete your FiCEP certification in 2013?  If so, that certification actually expired in 2016.   

LCUL has negotiated a short extension for the class of 2013 to give everyone until March 31st to complete that process. 

Notificaitons were sent by CUNA and by us to the email address we have on file, but if you have not received yours, you can simply Click Here to order your recertification packet.
*If your certification expiration date is in 2017, you can also order your exam and book from the above link and will be notified via email in the coming weeks of your due date and testing options.*
SRCUS CUNA Management School
8 days x 3 years = CU Career Success

Registration is now open for the 2017 session of the Southeast CUNA Management School.  The program, referred to by students as SRCUS will be held June 9 - 16th on the campus of the University of Georgia. 

The school curriculum combines classroom lectures, outdoor challenge courses, in-depth credit union analysis projects, presentations and more to stimulate leadership, teamwork, self-confidence and problem solving abilities. 

This 3 year in-residence program prepares credit union's emerging leaders for credit union career growth and success. Come find out why your Louisiana peers have proclaimed:
  • "SRCUS exceeded by expectations"
  • "SRCUS is a life changing experience"
  • "The connections I made here are the kind that last a lifetime"
LCUL will once again be awarding partial fee re-imbursement scholarships to help defray the overall program cost. 

Upcoming Webinars

LCUL has a vast array of webinar programs year round from a pool of presenters on a wide variety of topics and at multiple price points...for when you just can't get away from the office. 
Click on each listing below for additional details.
***FREE*** Archived Webinar  for LCUL Members Listed Below ***FREE***
  • Supervisory Committee Basic Duties & Responsibilities Click Here
Special Reminder - LCUL Peer Groups


Membership is now open for LCUL's Peer Groups in the following fields:

  • Marketing 
  • Compliance
  • Member Business Services

This platform is designed for Louisiana credit union professionals in the same field to connect, share resources, swap ideas and develop business relationships. 


Plus we have a Member Service webinar coming in March that will be FREE to peer group members...details coming soon. 


Save the Dates
Mark your calendars now to join us for these programs coming up in the next few months.   More details will be posted as these events draw closer.
  • Share Accounts Basics & Advanced - May 10 - 11 (Lafayette)
  • Underwriting & Collections - June 21-22 (Baton Rouge)
  • SRCUS Director's Conference -July 16 -19 (Biloxi, MS)
  • LCUL Annual Meeting & Convention - July 26-29 (New Orleans)
  • New Laws & Compliance Conference - Aug 23-24 (Baton Rouge) 

Click Here to download our year at a glance calendar