General Session

John Vardallas

The CU Good Governance "Dash-Board" Model: Board and Committee Duties and Responsibilities
John Vardallas,

Using an automotive theme, this program will highlight how our credit unions can position themselves as ethical financial institutions by promoting Good Governance Practices, Business Ethics and High Performance.

  • Understand proper board/committee member roles and models for boards conducting  business
  • Review the key duties of elected officials and samples of best practices boards
  • Learn to establish good governance best practices by reviewing “Dash-Board” activities that can drive credit unions toward more effective policies and performance
  • Discover how Credit Union Boards can position themselves as ethical financial institution governing bodies. Each participant will receive a Dash-Board director competency evaluation checklist that can be used as a model for back home development.

About John Vardallas

As Founder/CEO of, he leads a Consulting/Speaking Business and Internet Enterprise that is dedicated primarily to enhancing the quality of work and lifestyles of leaders, their people, their organizations, customers and members. An international trend watcher and provocateur, he helps industry leaders synthesize trends into strategic organizational directions, improve business growth, service and workplace productivity. He is a keynote speaker, seminar leader, trainer and facilitator, who provides audiences with Substance and InspirAction in a Passionate and Provocative style.

He has over 30 years of professional management and leadership development experiences working with leaders in the retail, healthcare, government, education, hospitality, financial services and association industries. He has been a program consultant and speaker for international trade associations and organizations, including ASAE, the World Council of Credit Unions and the Filene Research Institute. John conducts professional and personal development programs for executives, employees and volunteers for businesses, associations and organizations of all sizes. He is also a host and featured speaker on global Educational Conference CU EduCruises and has appeared on radio, network, and cable TV business and lifestyle programs. John is Co-Founder and Editor of Today’s BoomeR Digital Magazine of the American, author of a recently published book, Leadership Thoughts For Prospering in the 21st Century, the Dash-Board Governance Packet/CD and numerous business and trade articles. His passion for sharing Strategies for Success will leave a long lasting impact on your organization and audiences.

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