Volunteer Conference

Come join our tailgate party at the Canyons Resort!

SPECIAL NOTE: During the registration process, on the "optional event" page, you will be presented with a grid of Utah colleges and all the attendees. Please specify which college the attendees prefers, so that we can provide them with a special tailgating party gift. Thank you!

Hotel reservations are due by September 15, 2014.

For reservations for our Group rate, please call: 888-226-9667 Indicate that you are with the Utah Credit Union Association

Guest Lodging - Single/Double Occupancy Rates:

Standard Hotel Room - $134.00
One Bedroom Suite - $234.00
Two Bedroom Suites - $513.00

All rooms will have an additional resort fee tax of 11.85%

All rates are subject to the current lodging tax. Please keep in mind that resort lodging requires a one-night non-refundable deposit if cancelled prior to 30 days of the event. Confirmed reservations will automatically be billed for one night’s room and tax at the time of the reservation is made. All major credit cards accepted.

*Any rooms cancelled after Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 will be billed for one night’s lodging. 


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Friday, October 10, 2014

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Volunteer Registration and Check-in — Kokopelli Ballroom Lobby

5:45 pm – 6:45 pm: Volunteer Tail Gate Party – For paid guests and participants only

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Dinner and Entertainment — Kokopelli Parlors I & II – For paid guests and participants only. Come enjoy an evening of dinner, networking, entertainment and fun with your credit union friends.

The Cadillacs A’ Cappella—Blast from the Past Music

The Cadillacs will host a delightful hour of music and comedy that will take you back two or three decades. The music is guaranteed to be familiar, yet their unique approach to some of the greatest songs of the past will take you to an entirely new and unexpected place. The arrangements are imaginative, the harmonies fresh, and the delivery sharp. You won’t be able to help singing along with them! Their “Blast from the Past” A’ Cappella show is an exciting blend of nostalgia with a contemporary touch. Sit back, enjoy, and remember!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

7:45 am – 8:45 am: Breakfast Buffet – For paid guests and participants only

9:00 am – 10:15 am: Opening General Session — Kokopelli Grand Ballroom

Innovation & Advances in Lending Technology, Presented by: Pierre Cardenas

Technology is the Catalyst for change. Consequently in today’s rapidly moving technological advances, the changes are coming faster than we can handle. What are the banking technology changes that have staying power and are already impacting the mainstream consumer? Which financial institutions are having success with these changes and how are they implementing them? What should you be doing and how should you prioritize for your future, scalable growth?

10:15 am – 10:30 am: Refreshment Break – For paid guests and participants only

10:30 am – 11:45 am: A.M. Breakout Sessions

Board Duties and Responsibilities, Presented by: Howard Bufe —White Pine Ballroom. Good governance relates to consistent management of the credit union. Consistency is accomplished by defining the credit union’s strategic direction, formulating cohesive policies & procedures and providing proper guidance through adequate oversight & accountability. By identifying and incorporating the key principles that promote good governance, a credit union will be capable of creating the appropriate cultural dynamics for a productive board and CEO relationship.

A Directors Guide to Asset Liability Management, Presented by: Pierre Cardenas —Kokopelli Ballroom. This session will focus on breaking ALM down to its simplest form for non-financial professionals on the board. Giving attendees a better understanding of the things they should be looking for and the questions they should be asking.

DFI – State of Utah – An examiner’s perspective…, Presented by: Riley J. Bergsteadt —Arrowhead. This session will allow attendees an opportunity to ask questions regarding state exams and what can be expected in the upcoming year. Riley will share current issues and concerns within the credit union industry and what auditors will possibly be looking at when they perform your next exam.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch – For paid guests and participants only

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm: P.M. Breakout Sessions

Compliance Update for Board and Supervisory, Presented by: Julie Kappenman —White Pine Ballroom. This session will cover current compliance issues facing credit unions today and what board and supervisory members need to be aware of. 

Politics, Politics and More Politics, Presented by: Scott Simpson, CEO UCUA —Arrowhead. With elections right around the corner, Scott will share what is happening on a state level, as well as a National level and how these elections will impact credit unions.

Board Succession – Planning for Your Success, Presented by: Howard Bufe —Kokopelli Ballroom. Your Board of Directors is an essential component in the equation for success at your organization. You plan the strategic direction of your organization and the succession of your CEO, but do you plan for the succession of board members? This is a very new area for most boards. Not a lot of them have developed formal plans for board member succession. This session will answer your questions regarding the importance of having a succession plan for the board.

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm: Refreshment Break – For paid guests and participants only

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm: Closing General Session — Kokopelli Grand Ballroom

Lead like the Beatles!

Lead like the Beatles! Presented by: Bill Stainton

Learn how four young men reinvented and dominated an industry and how you can take a few tips from four of the most successful people in modern history. Steve Jobs quoted: “My model for business is the Beatles. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts.”

4:45 pm – 7:00 pm: Free time – Enjoy Park City

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Dinner and Networking – For paid guests and participants only

Sunday Morning Breakfast – on your own! 

Date 10/10/2014 6:00 PM to 10/11/2014 9:00 PM
The Canyons Resort
4000 Canyons Drive
Park City, UT 84098
(801) 972-3400

Registration is currently not open for this event.