Awards

Member credit unions are eligible to receive several prestigious awards each year.
Detailed information including past winners and nomination information and forms can be found at the following links.
Regional Association & National Recognition Awards
raward The Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Desjardins awards are an excellent way for your credit union to be recognized for the work you do in your community.

The 2019 entry deadline is June 28th.

Learn more about these award programs and submit your entry online here:

Be sure to Finalize your online entry by June 28, 2019

The submission portal has more information about the Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Desjardins awards along with examples from past winners, helpful tips, and an awards differentiation chart.


CUNA Council Awards
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Mountain West Credit Union Association Annual Awards
mwcua The Mountain West Credit Union Association is proud to recognize and honor outstanding credit union leaders who have made significant contributions to their credit union, the credit union movement and the communities they serve.

Professional of the Year
The Professional of the Year Award recognizes a credit union professional from Arizona, Colorado or Wyoming for their unique contributions to advancing the credit union moment. Recipients of this award will be recognized for their efforts to continue building a cooperative environment for credit unions to grow and prosper.

 

Director of the Year
The Director of the Year Award recognizes a credit union volunteer from Arizona, Colorado or Wyoming who has selflessly contributed their time, effort and talent to the development of their community, their credit union and the credit union movement. Directors are the foundation of the credit union structure, and their contributions are recognized and appreciated throughout the credit union community. Nominate someone using this form:

Director of the Year Nomination Form

 


Stars of the Credit Union Movement
star Awarded each year at Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Annual Gala.Individual Awards:

  • Emerging Leader of the Year
  • Distinguished Service Award

Credit Union Awards:

  • Community Impact Award
  • Credit Union of the Year Award

 

Awards

Congratulation to all our Award Winners!

The 4th Annual Star Gala Awards

• Denver Community Credit Union – Community Impact Award Recipient
• Sooper Credit Union – Community Impact Award Runner Up
• Liz Luce, First Education Federal Credit Union – Volunteer of the Year, Wyoming
• Christine McClatchey, College Credit Union – Volunteer of the Year, Colorado
• Steve Higginson, Reliant Federal Credit Union – Professional of the Year, Wyoming
• Mike Williams, Colorado Credit Union – Professional of the Year, Colorado
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The HOPE Award: Helping Our People Every Day

• Arizona’s Statewide Recipient Camille Chrzanowski (Pyramid FCU)
• Pattie Rowe (Arizona State CU)
• Lisa Pattern (Altier CU)
• Angela Zarzayczny (Hughes FCU)
• Tallen Rand(TruWest CU)

The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Recognition Award is named after the credit union Pioneer, Dora Maxwell and given to a credit union or chapter for it social responsibility projects within the community.  Congratulations to this year’s recipients:


Space Age Federal Credit Union: National First Place Award

Arizona
• $200-500 Million
      Credit Union West: Honorable Mention
      First Credit Union: Honorable Mention
      Tucson Federal Credit Union: Honorable Mention
      Arizona Central Credit union: Second Place 
      Pima Federal Credit Union: First Place

• $1 Billion plus

     Arizona State Credit Union: Second Place 
     Desert Schools Federal Credit Union: First Place

Colorado/Wyoming
• $100-200 Million 
     Space Age Federal Credit Union  First Place


The Louise Herring Award honors credit unions for programs that benefit their members by putting philosophy in action.  Congratulations to this year’s recipients:


Desert Schools Federal Credit Union: National Honorable Mention

Arizona
• $1 Billion plus
     Arizona State Credit Union: Second Place
     Desert Schools Federal Credit Union: First Place 

The Desjardin Award is named in honor of the founder of the North American credit union movement, Alphonse Desjardins and recognizes youth and adult literacy programs.  Congratulations to this year’s recipients:

Arizona
• $200-500 Million

     Tucson Federal Credit Union:  Second Place 
     Credit Union West:  First Place Adult Award
     Pima Federal Credit Union:  First Place Youth Award

Colorado/Wyoming
• $50-150 Million
      Arapahoe Credit Union  First Place, Desjardins, Youth Award
• $150-500 Million
      Denver Community Credit Union First Place,   Desjardins, Adult Award

*All First Place statewide award winners were sent to the Credit Union National Association for National Judging and will be presented at the March 2012 Governmental Affairs Conference.

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