REGULATING AGENCY: Kansas Department of Credit Unions
LEAGUE: Heartland Credit Union Association
PRIVATE SHARE INSURANCE: No
STATS: (As of October 2021)
Total Number of Credit Unions: 73
- TOTAL # SCUs: 54
- TOTAL # FCUs: 19
- SCU % OF TOTAL (SCUS #/STATE TOTAL #): 74%
Total Assets: $9,232,814,039
- TOTAL $ SCU ASSETS: $6,166,958,588
- TOTAL $ FCU ASSETS: $3,065,855,451
- SCU % OF TOTAL ASSETS (SCUS $/STATE TOTAL $): 67%
Total Members: 760,440
- TOTAL Members SCUs: 522,926
- TOTAL Members FCUs: 237,514
- SCU % OF TOTAL (SCUS/STATE TOAL): 69%
FUN FACT: Kansas inventors include created the dial telephone in 1889, the helicopter in 1909, and the frozen carbonated drink machine in 1961. Helium was discovered at the University of Kansas in 1905.
April 29, 2022 — The Kansas Senate formally confirmed Julie Murray as the new administrator of the Kansas Department of Credit Unions (KDCU) on April 27. The Senate voted 39-1 to approve Murray to serve the remainder of the current four-year term, which runs until December 31, 2025. The KDCU regulates all state-chartered credit unions operating in Kansas.
Murray has more than 18 years of financial institution management experience, including three years as a financial examiner with KDCU. Prior to that, she worked 13 years as a branch manager and compliance specialist for Azura Credit Union. She also worked three years as banking center manager for Bank of America and as a customer service officer with Sunflower Bank.
Vickie Hurt, who has served as KDCU administrator since November 2020, will assist as a consultant during the transition.
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced the appointment of Kevin Wilmoth, president/CEO of Skyward Credit Union in Wichita, to the Kansas Credit Union Council. The Council acts as an advisory board to the KDCU administrator.
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