June 2018
In This Issue
CU Superheroes to Unite at Comic Con 
LCUL Annual Meeting & Convention
Aug 1 - 4, New Orleans
Enforcing Truth, Justice & The Credit Union Way


The Educational Lineup is a major component of our convention.  In fact, Friday August 3rd is entirely devoted to Education in the form of 2 General Sessions and 3 different breakout opportunities featuring 12 options that will leave you wishing you had a superpower to be in two places at once!
Discover your Superpower at LCUL's Convention!

See our agenda, session descriptions & get a grant ready flyer too!   
Click here for more information.
Stop Managing, Start Coaching!
Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors 
Aug 28 - 29, Jackson, MS

New Date; New Title; 2.0 Level Enhanced Coaching 

Did you miss our Branch Manager Forum with Rory Rowland last June in Shreveport?  We heard from many of you that wished you had been there & the ones in attendance clamored for even more.    

Well, we listened & joined forces with the Mississippi CU Assoc. to bring Rory back for Branch Manager Coaching 2.0 with multiple registration options to match your training needs. 

Want to catch up or refresh what was taught last year?
Come for Day 1 which includes: 
  • Say goodbye to "shoulda, woulda, coulda" coaching
  • Learn the value of intrinsic motivation
  • Prevent resistance with a simple technique
  • Unlock the mystery of the underperformer
  • Confront challenges before they escalate into problems
  • Learn how to leave a legacy - this one's powerful!
  • and so much more it can't fit here!!! (but is on website)
Ready to take it up a level to Coaching 2.0?
Come for Day 2 which includes: 
  • Advanced Coaching & Advanced Questioning
  • Positive Problem Solving (Reframing)
  • Discover the Keys to Challenge Limiting Beliefs.
  • Free Belief Assessment
  • Explore the 7 principles of a Master Coach 
  • 3 Coaching Facets you Must Incorporate for Success 
  • and check the website for even more!!

Single day and full 2 day registration options available!

2 Training Options for Volunteers:
LCUL & MSCUA Volunteer Conference
June 24 - 26, Lake Charles 

This year LCUL and our co-hosts MSCUA bring together Supervisory Committee and Board Members for joint networking, facilitated open discussions and a combination of general sessions and role specific breakout sessions. 
Join presenters Ancin Cooley, Jim Bullard, Susie Fair, Chris Eckart, plus Rick Handrick & Bill Shirley from NCUA and more at the posh, amenity filled Golden Nugget Resort.
Session topics will include:
  • Pre Conference Options:  Supervisory Committee Primer -OR- BSA & Compliance Update for Volunteers
  • Risk Appetite is our Common Thread. 
  • Cybersecurity  Protect your CU's reputation
  • Preparing for CECL: What do Volunteers need to know
  • NCUA Examination hot spots and how to avoid them
  • Supervisory Committee University breakouts
  • Board of Director's Boot Camp breakouts
  • Networking welcome reception and more! 

Hurry...Hotel Block Closes June 8th!


Southeastern Region Credit Union Director's Conference (SRCUS)
July 15-18, West Palm Beach, FLA

Each summer, Directors from the 10 Southeastern states gather together for this exclusive networking & educational opportunity.  This year, join your peers at the beautiful Breakers Resort in West Palm Beach, Florida.  

This conference features a wide range of critical and relevant issues presented by top rated speakers.  Sessions include:
Rob Burton is here to help you conquer Crisis Managment; Ancin Cooley begs the question, "Who's Leading the Leaders?"; John Waupsh "Bankruption"; Denise Wymore will have you wondering "Is CU Innovation an Oxymoron?"; and Ari Schonbrun and Kevin Brown will leave you motivated and inspired with their Heroic tales of Endurance and Leadership.  Plus so much more! 

Registration is filling up fast! 
Your year-round training resource

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Can't get away from the office?  LCUL has you covered with a wide array of webinars in 13 distinct categories available in both live and archive format . Click below for the FULL listing broken down by subject area.
This Month's Webinar Spotlight:
June 13th at 2pm (or archive)

Presented by the LCUL CU Webinar Network

Updated regulatory guidance now requires clear definition of cybersecurity responsibility (e.g., information security officer), which is independent of IT operations. This webinar will compare and contrast the roles of IT operations and information security officers.  Discover key attributes and capabilities that an IT Officer needs to develop. 
  • Differences between IT operations and cybersecurity, including key attributes and responsibilities
  • Highlights of regulatory guidance
  • Pros and cons of various training programs
  • How to fulfill the roles in smaller CUs with limited staff
Takeaway toolkit includes sample position descriptions, training resource listing, training log & quiz with answer key. 
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.


  • New Laws & Compliance Conference - Sept 18-19, Baton Rouge
  • Marketing & Business Development Conference - Oct 10-11, Location TBA

Program details are being finalized now and will be published within the coming weeks.  Keep an eye on www.lcul.com and our league publications!


Have you noticed that our programs are on the move?  We've been listening to your suggestions & requests and we are hosting more of our programs at various points all over the state at your request.  Keep sharing your input, we're listening!

Still looking for more? LCUL invites you to check out our partners in education:
Through LCUL's collaboration with The Raffeissen Group (TRG), Louisiana Credit Union Professionals are eligible for:
  • Impact Cybersecurity Certification Program - This online self- paced program allows credit union professionals up to 12 months to earn 18 credit hours which will help to prepare for multiple professional certification exams.