Mapother Lifetime Achievement Award

To honor an individual who has dedicated his/her life to promoting the credit union philosophy, created innovative concepts and provided leadership that has had a significant and lasting impact on the Kentucky credit union movement.

The Executive Committee of the Kentucky Credit Union League may select an annual recipient of the William R. Mapother Lifetime Achievement Award, based on the following criteria:

  • Accomplishment(s) must relate to the League’s mission to the growth, unity and vitality of Kentucky credit unions; 

  • Demonstrated identifiable and lasting changes to improve/promote credit unions;

  • Demonstrated leadership and guidance in maintaining the credit union philosophy of people helping people;

  • Demonstrated visionary leadership, personal commitment and innovation beyond professional competence and requirements of the position employed to serve;

  • Recognized for work in/or relating to credit unions; and,

  • Recognized for mentoring and inspiring others in advancement of the credit union system.

Recognition for individuals posthumously or for retired individuals must occur within five years of death or retirement.

Current members of the Kentucky Credit Union League and KYCUL Services boards and/or staff are not eligible.

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