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El Monte Sagrado 
317 Kit Carlson rd
Taos, NM 87571

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Kelsey McKahin 
Exploring the Why  

Register today for The Exploring the Why conference, a unique and inspirational event presented by the Credit Union Association of New Mexico in partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation.

Share in the core principles and values that make credit unions great!

The conference is a deep dive into the cooperative business model and The Cooperative Principles that differentiate credit unions in the marketplace. 

In addition to the operating principles, attendees learn the social purpose of credit unions and how they benefit their communities. Additionally, the interactive conference format encourages dialogue and exchange of ideas and programs working to make a difference in the lives of credit union members. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of why credit unions are unique and more importantly, how credit unions are well suited to make a tangible impact on the lives of our members and the greater communities we serve.

Attendees will return to their credit unions with a greater appreciation for the Movement as a whole, as well as with ideas to help grow membership, understand and solve the specific needs of members, and increase loyalty.

 The Exploring the Why Conference appeals to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Young professionals who wish to learn more about credit unions.
  • More seasoned professionals who have come to credit unions from banks and other industries.
  • Longtime credit union employees who wish to deepen their appreciation for the uniqueness of credit unions.


Located at the El Monte Sagrado hotel in Taos, NM allows for modern day comforts in tranquil surroundings that will offer a stimulating learning enviornement. 

Hotel cost is $169.00 per night plus taxes and fees. 

The room block has been extended until 3/31!

Click here or call 575-758-3502 to reserve your room by March 31, 2023.


All credit unions are invited to register for this event! 

The registration cost of this event is $439, but discounts may apply. 

DIscounts available are:

  • Credit unions under $100 million in assets receive a 10% discount, for a registration cost of $395 per person 
  • Credit unions over $100 million in assets registering 3 or more attendees can use code 3ORMORE to receive a 5% discount, for a registration cost of $417 per person 

Please contact Kelsey McKahin kelsey@cuanm.org if you have any questions.