Board & Committee Members

CUES offers the resources and training you need to fulfill your governance and fiduciary responsibilities. 
Make sure your credit union has room for CUES Membership in its 2021 budget. We’re scaling up even as others are scaling down, and bringing new member benefits to the industry. 

Key Membership Benefits


This online networking tool is dedicated to helping you easily connect and share with other CUES members. Plus, you can join communities, access our documents library, discover tips to help you make the most of your membership—and so much more. Think of it as your CUES Membership hub—access to everything CUES, right at your fingertips. Access Now

CUES Learning Portal

Included with CUES Membership, CUES Learning Portal, powered by Degreed, offers a great way to stay current with your professional development goals, in a self-paced online format. This powerful platform houses curated content and preset learning pathways on a variety of topics. You can also track items you’ve completed outside of the portal, including books, conferences, seminars, webinars, and university degrees. Plus, you can assign content to others in your organization. Access Now     Learn More

CUES Director Education Center

A convenient way to keep up on the latest in important governance topics with this suite of continually updated, online courses. Included as a benefit in all levels of CUES Membership. Learn More


Easily deliver premium, in-depth education to all of your directors with CUES’ board-excellence benefit, Governance+. These pre-designed, multi-step, digital learning pathways provide exclusive, deep director competency training featuring timely, relevant content from subject matter experts. Formerly known as CCUBE, these pathways consist of training videos, articles, whitepapers, and more. Access Now

Board Governance Assessment

Take an honest look at your board with this anonymous, online assessment tool. Evaluate board performance in key areas of governance and create a plan to improve. Learn More

Recommended Events

CUES Symposium

Align the strategic vision of your top team through shared learning experiences. At this unique event, CEOs and board chairs must attend together, but will return home a stronger, more unified force. Learn More


This meeting’s unique schedule—bookending educational sessions around midday networking on the slopes—will leave you armed with the knowledge you need to take your organization’s performance to the next level. Learn More

CUES Governance Leadership Institute™

Discover how to execute your fiduciary responsibilities and strengthen your contributions in the board room as you learn to balance healthy debate and diversity with consensus building. Learn More


Explore strategic development and differentiation. Discover how to set a robust strategy, and the power of storytelling in innovative leadership. We’ll also take a trip to a local winery to hear their story and learn how they differentiate themselves in a highly competitive market. Learn More

Strategic Innovation Institute™

Learn to embrace innovation and become a successful agent of change. Graduates of this robust program are well equipped with a comprehensive understanding of innovation that benefits their credit unions immediately. Learn More

Board Chair Development Seminar

The chairperson’s primary role is to maximize the value of the board while maintaining a delicate balance with effective governance. Attend to gain the unique, advanced skill set you need to lead a high-performing board. Learn More 

Director Development Seminar

Board members must efficiently fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities. Attend and advance your governance skills and maximize the traits you need to successfully reach your credit union’s goals. Learn More


Broaden your perspective, challenge yourself and try new things as our speakers guide you through powerful morning sessions, covering growth strategies, financial complexity and innovation. Each afternoon network with peers and nature for a fresh perspective. Learn More

Supervisory Committee Development Seminar

Join us and discover what it takes to effectively work with management, the board, and internal and external auditors as a supervisory committee member. Learn about the different risks facing credit unions and be prepared to handle any changes that arise. Learn More

Director Strategy Seminar

High-performing organizations cultivate strategy year-round to develop market-driven plans with solid underlying value propositions. Discover how to develop measurable strategic objectives as you learn about quality strategic thinking, strategic planning vs. tactical planning, challenges of succession planning, and more. Learn More

Directors Conference

This comprehensive event for credit union directors takes an in-depth look at the relevant governance and strategic issues affecting your board, credit union and the movement. Learn More

Strategic Growth Institute™

Available again in 2021

Walk away knowing how to analyze, evaluate, and recommend specific actions to grow your credit union while avoiding common pitfalls. Learn More

Strengthen CEO performance with this unique, web-based CEO evaluation tool combining data provided by both the CEO and directors. Learn More

Whether you are planning a board election, merger or bylaw vote, or a membership survey, CUES eVote is the smart, safe and affordable way to go. This easy-to-use and highly secure solution offers online, phone, and paper balloting. Voting services include hybrid elections, customization, a state-of the-art platform, and voting confirmation certificates, and more. Learn More


Improve board recruitment and focus training resources by evaluating director’s individual and collective capabilities to pinpoint skill set gaps in five key areas. Learn More


Unravel your board’s complicated roles and responsibilities, and combine leading-edge governance with strategic thinking to become an even greater asset to your credit union. Learn More

Gather candid feedback from the perspectives of your committee and board members, as well as your senior management team, on the effectiveness of your Supervisory/Audit Committee. Learn More

Achieve Your Professional Goals with CUES

CUES is the trusted source credit unions turn to for vital resources, top industry specific education, and valuable networking connections.

5 minutes

Diversifying the Board: Three Steps to Consider

by Wharton@Work


Steering Strategy Once the Plan Is in Place

by Robert Zondag