Early Bird Deadline: January 26, 2018
Final Deadline: February 16, 2018

The CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council's Excellence Awards recognize and honor credit unions that exemplify excellence in the human resources and organizational development and serves to promote credit union philosophies through people leadership.

The distinction is reserved exclusively for the credit union HR & Organizational Development elite. Those who in all aspects of their chosen profession, consistently excel for the benefit of their credit union, uphold the standards of the HR & Organizational Development professional ethics and contribute to the credit union movement.

Overview of the Excellence Awards

The CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council is comprised of professionals who work at credit unions with a variety of roles and responsibilities. In recognition of this diversity, the awards will focus on “best practices” in three distinct areas of the HR & Organizational Development disciplines.  See details for the list of sub-categories.

  • Employee Engagement
  • Management Practices
  • Innovative Staff Development

Winner Recognition

Winners of the Excellence Awards will be announced at the annual CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference. To honor the recipients of the Excellence Awards, recipients will receive the following:

  • Recognition at the annual CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council Conference (Note: award recipient or designee's attendance is required at the conference).
  • Complimentary registration to the annual conference
  • Profile on the HR & Organizational Development website
  • Recognition in an industry press release after the conference

Entry Process, Fees and Details

Start by reviewing the details, fees and entry process

How to Enter

The entry form must be completed and submitted online. The steps below outline exactly how to enter.

  1. Register an Account
  2. Create Your Entry
  3. Upload Digital Files
  4. Submit Entry

LOGIN – to begin entry process

Your entry and payment must be received no later than February 16, 2018 to be considered.

If you have questions about the entry process, please contact CUNA Councils at 800-356-9655, ext. 4018 or awards@cuna.coop.

Specific questions about categories or the awards program, please contact Awards Committee Chair: Jennifer Huggard of Northwest Credit Union Association at 206-340-4842 or jhuggard@nwcua.org.