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Benefits of membership

CUNA Lending Council

Risk management with a credit union focus

Regulatory requirements are changing, lending margins are slim and you’re under constant pressure to manage risk more effectively. You need a professional organization that  understands lending and the unique challenges of the credit union movement.

Meet the CUNA Lending Council

Membership in the CUNA Lending Council offers networking and leadership opportunities with a member-led structure that’s savvy, practical and industry-focused. 


The interaction and relationships I have developed through CUNA Councils has been beneficial in helping my credit union better serve our members and support growth.

Jon Paukovich

Chief Lending Officer, Ent Credit Union // Colorado Springs, CO


Connect with other lending professionals who understand the challenges you face like loan portfolio growth, emerging loan products and credit analytics. CUNA Lending Council helps you be the very best you can be, prioritizes topics defined by credit union employees just like you and offers:

In addition to the overall benefits of CUNA Council membership, Lending Council members also enjoy the following benefits. 



Tools, Resources and Information


Awards and Honors

To qualify for Council membership, an individual must hold a staff position with lending related responsibilities at a CUNA-affiliated natural person credit union, credit union league or organization affiliated with WOCCU. An individual must remain in good standing with all membership dues to continue to qualify for membership. Exceptions may be made to the qualification, subject to Council management sole discretion.

To join online, login to your existing CUNA account. Don’t know your login or don’t have an account? Try the “forgot password” option first, and if that doesn’t work, please contact the CUNA Member Experience team at 800-356-9655, ext. 0 or