Visit Australia, Puerto Rico &
Study, Service and Support
Field engagements can be deep-dive studies to understand the challenges a credit union system faces and the relevance of that experience at home. The engagements also allow participants to get involved with local credit union volunteer and community service work. Technical and advocacy efforts assist credit unions to help tackle their top technical or regulatory challenges.
2019 Field Engagements
April 9 - 16
Join us in Australia, where the credit union system abides by the same regulatory and taxation framework as banks and where credit unions have built innovative advanced digital and payments solutions. We will be engaging with credit union and banking CEOs from Australia in dialog forums to learn about the impact of these regulations, taxation and the branding and digital challenges our Oceania colleagues face. We plan study visits in Sydney and Melbourne. A program summary and daily schedule can be found here.For more information, contact Laura Mihm
We will return to Puerto Rico August 1-6 after the World Credit Union Conference, July 28-31, in the Bahamas. Participants will learn about the history of this U.S. territory and engage with the Puerto Rico credit unions in their continuing work to rebuild their communities after 2017 Hurricane Maria.For more information, contact Laura Mihm
In early December 2019, we will return to Kenya in service work and to share the holiday spirit with the Busia orphanage in Kenya. We continue to spread the message of Busia — the orphanage that credit unions built. We will be traveling the first part of December 2019.For more information, contact Laura Mihm