Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

NY, PA Associations Collaborating on Information Technology

11/20/2013
Albany, N.Y. and Harrisburg, Pa. - The Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY) and the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) have finalized an agreement to collaborate on information technology support. This initiative builds on previous collaborations between the two associations, including jointly hosted board dialogue sessions and Volunteer Conferences.

Moving forward, CUANY and PCUA will collaborate on customized network administration, AMS (association management system) support, helpdesk support, training and data backup/recovery.

“Information technology is a critical function for any organization, and it’s an area that can benefit greatly from shared expertise and resources,” said William J. Mellin, president/CEO of CUANY. “Both of our associations are committed to delivering the maximum value possible to our member credit unions, and this partnership will help us achieve that goal.”

“More and more credit unions are working together in their back office operations to achieve economies of scale, and both our associations recognize the value of this approach,” said Patrick Conway, president/CEO of PCUA. “This is a progressive, unique model of league collaboration, and it’s a great opportunity for us to increase efficiencies and reap the benefits of true cooperation.”

The Credit Union Association of New York has served as the trade association for the state’s credit unions for 96 years. New York credit unions have assets of more than $65 billion and serve 4.9 million members. To learn more about CUANY, visit www.cuany.org. To find a credit union or learn more about the credit union movement, visit www.asmarterchoice.org.

The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational and operational support for nearly 400 credit unions in Pennsylvania.  These credit unions have assets in excess of $38 billion and serve more than 3.7 million members. To learn more about PCUA, visit www.pcua.org. For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union, visit www.ibelong.org.


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