June Luncheon & Training

Austin Chapter of Credit Unions (ACCU) hosted it’s June 18th training event at the Norris Conference Center. Employees from seven Austin area credit unions, as well as representatives from ACCU vendor partners, were in attendance to participate in the election of the ACCU’s newest board member, Ashley Pierce of A+FCU. Robert Finch (RBFCU), a member of the ACCU’s Nominating Committee, introduced Ashley, who was unanimously voted-in as the PAC Representative. Ashley’s duties will include working with ACCU credit union partners for PAC fundraising activities, and providing legislative updates to the board.

Attendees also enjoyed a motivational presentation from Michael Woolstrum, CEO of Touch International. Michael’s energetic and enthusiastic presentation was interactive, asking assigned groups to define goals, values, mission and vision, and share their thoughts with all. Michael emphasized how the values and goals of an organization help to shape its vision and define its mission statement. Austin-based Touch International is the leading manufacturer of specialty touch screens and display enhancement windows, and is the largest touch producer in North America.

Other announcements were made by ACCU President, Kolleen Quinlan, about an upcoming CU4 Reality Fair benefiting the Austin Children’s Shelter on July 25th, and the 19th annual Kid’s Classic Golf Tournament, benefiting Dell Children’s Medical Center, happening on Monday, September 16th.

Simon Darby