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Operations & Member Experience Council awards programs

As an Operations & Member Experience Council member, you're encouraged to nominate your peers for a variety of awards and recognition programs. Whether you're seeking to gain recognition for your own internal credit union stars, or have peers who deserve the spotlight, acknowledge the best and brightest with our awards programs.

New for 2020: Share Your Story

Credit unions are doing amazing things during these unprecedented times. With that in mind, CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council transitioned the traditional awards to “Share Your Story” for 2020.

We’re sharing stories of those who have been supporting members during this challenging year and making a difference in their lives. 

We'll share these stories online and at upcoming events. Information will be available soon.

Excellence in Operations & Member Experience Award

This award identifies, recognizes and honors credit unions that exemplify excellence in operations and member experience. It showcases innovative approaches to serving members, acknowledging their universal application to credit unions nationwide and sharing the solutions with our peers.

Professional of the Year Award

This award honors one individual who exemplifies excellence in credit union human resources and/or organizational development. It recognizes individuals who, in all aspects of their chosen profession, consistently excel for the benefit of their credit union and the advancement of the cooperative movement.

Rising Star Award

This award recognizes and honors an emerging operations and member experience professional in the credit union industry. The recipient of this prestigious award will be someone whose work demonstrates ongoing and exceptional growth. Their contribution to the future of the credit union industry is evident during the time they've been a part of the movement.

Top Community Contributor Award

This award recognizes the value and expertise shared with peers through collaboration within the Councils Community networking platform. The value generated by asking and answering questions and sharing documents and ideas is one of our greatest member-driven benefits. The winner is identified based on quality and quantity of contributions.