North Dakota

REGULATING AGENCY: North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions

North Dakota State Capitol

  • Lise Kruse, Commissioner
  • Corey Krebs, Assistant Commissioner
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LEAGUE: Dakota Credit Union Association

  • Jeff Olson, President/CEO
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2023 STATS 
  • Largest SCU: FIRST COMMUNITY CU $1.24B in assets
  • Largest FCU: ASPIRE COMMUNITY FCU $162.4M in assets
Second Quarter 2023 SCUs FCUs Total CUs % of SCUs/Total
Total Credit Unions 18 13 31 58.06%
Credit Union Members 190,772 25,913 216,685 88.04%
Credit Union Assets $4.78B $453M $5.24B 91.35%


Founded in 1978 Fort Berthold Community College is a tribally chartered college located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation near the town of New Town.


North Dakota CUs Sue NCUA Over Recovered Assets of Midwest Corporate FCU

April 21, 2023 – Twenty-five North Dakota credit unions sued the NCUA for allegedly failing to pay them millions in recovered assets of Midwest Corporate Federal Credit Union, which was dissolved in 2011 following the financial crisis.

The civil lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., on April 10, claimed that when Midwest Corporate was dissolved, its remaining assets became the property of the credit unions, and that the NCUA wrongfully denied payment of their share of those assets.

A spokesperson for the NCUA said the federal agency does not comment on pending litigation.
Over the last two years, however, the Dakotas Credit Union Association has repeatedly attempted to resolve this dispute with the NCUA. In letters to the DCUA, filed as exhibits with the lawsuit, the federal agency refused to pay the credit unions because of a technicality. The NCUA said because Midwest Corporate no longer existed, Midwest Corporate and its credit union members were not eligible to receive a distribution of the funds…


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