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2014 Disaster Recovery Conference, Jacksonville FL


LSCU Disaster Recovery Conference
Attend the LSCU & Affiliates Disaster Recovery Conference to grow your knowledge of what's expected from your examiners, how to safe-guard your credit union, and learn valuable tips on how to create and test a well-prepared disaster plan of action. This full day conference is designed with credit union CEOs/Managers, COOs, CFOs, senior operations personnel, and anyone involved in developing and implementing the disaster recovery plan of your credit union.

Who Should Attend
Presidents, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Senior Operations Personnel and anyone else involved with developing and implementing the disaster preparedness plan of their credit union.

Community First Credit Union of Florida
637 N Lee Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32204

Business casual dress is appropriate. Remember to bring a jacket or sweater as room temperatures vary.


8:30am – 9am Registration / Continental Breakfast  
9am – 10:30am Resilience – It’s More Than Just IT  
  Ken Schroeder, Director of Business Continuity, Corporate One FCU  
10:30am – 10:45am Morning Break  
10:45am – 12:30pm Resilience – It’s More Than Just IT  
  Ken Schroeder, Director of Business Continuity, Corporate One FCU  
12:30pm – 1:30pm Group Lunch  
1:30pm – 2:45pm Top 10 Common (And Easily Avoidable) Disaster Recovery Mistakes  
  Mark Norton, Continuity Planning Manager, Agility Recovery  
2:45pm – 3pm Afternoon Break  
3pm – 4pm How the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation Can Help You in a Disaster  
  Leonard Parkhurst, Jr., Director, Southeastern Credit Union Foundation  


Ken Schroeder, MBCP, MBCI
Mr. Ken Schroeder is Director of Business Continuity for Corporate One Federal Credit Union. In addition to his duties there, he provides consulting services to real-person credit unions. These services include plan reviews, staff and board training, exercise development and facilitation, and complete program and plan development. He developed and teaches a one-day seminar course in Business Continuity Planning for Credit Unions and has spoken for CUNA and Disaster Recovery Journal conferences, as well as numerous League and Chapter meetings.

Mr. Schroeder is certified as a Master Business Continuity Professional by Disaster Recovery Institute International and as a Member Business Continuity Institute. In addition, he holds a position on the Board of Directors and is editor of the newsletter of PPBI, Public Private Businesses, Inc., a non-profit organization of professionals dedicated to enhancing cooperation, understanding, and relations between the public and private sectors with respect to emergency management, disaster response, and business continuity. He is a former member of the Editorial Advisory Board for The Disaster Recovery Journal, the premier magazine dedicated to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. He is a charter member of his local Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) chapter.

Mark Norton
Mr. Norton, a Certified Business Continuity Planner, is the Continuity Planning Manager at Agility Recovery, a disaster recovery company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Agility provides access for their 15,000+ members across the continent to the four key aspects of business operations during a recovery: Space, Computer Systems, Power and Communications. Mark joined Agility in 2008 as an Associate Continuity Planner, orchestrating 100’s of Member Orientations annually. In 2011 he took on the management role of Senior Continuity Planner, where he now supervises all Continuity Planners along with continuing to coordinate recoveries. Since joining Agility, Mark has responded to over 600 recoveries ranging from minor disruptions to major regional catastrophes. Mark, along with his colleagues in the Member Services department at Agility, has a 100% success rate recovering members throughout all types of disasters from coast to coast.

Leonard Parkhurst
Leonard is the Director of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, the Foundation for the League of Southeastern Credit Unions. He has over 13 years of experience in fundraising and volunteer development, with an emphasis in the non-profit arena. Prior to his work with the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, based out of Tallahassee, FL, Leonard worked with the American Cancer Society for 8 years, most recently as the Executive Director of the Capital Area in Tallahassee. Other positions include Director of Development at Florida State University and Director of Major Gifts at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Hospital.

CPE Credits
Workshop participants can earn up to 6.5 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications.

League of Southeastern Credit Unions is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

It is always recommended that individuals retain a copy of the materials, from each educational event attended, for verification purposes.

Educational Investment
$229 per person

Walk-ins accommodated on a space available basis.

Your investment includes instruction, handouts, certificate of attendance, continental breakfast, lunch, and (2) refreshment breaks.

Registrant Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be in writing and received 5 business days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after this date. Substitutions are always welcome.

Educational Assistance
Through the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, credit unions in Alabama and Florida can apply for scholarships to attend educational events. The scholarships will be rewarded to those individuals who best exemplify the credit union philosophy, and whose attendance at approved programs would be beneficial in the perpetuation of credit union goals and ideas on an as-needed basis. To apply for a scholarship please click here or contact Laura Vann, LSCU VP, Cooperative Initiatives, 866.231.0545 x2181.

Small Asset Sized (SAS) CU Initiative Account
SAS credit unions ($50 million in assets or less) may apply a portion of their $500 SAS CU Initiative Account to the registration fee for this event or any LSCU or League Service Corporation product and/or service. As LSCU bills your credit union for the events/services used, your credit union can simply write on the invoice that it is to be paid out of your LSCU Small Credit Union Initiative Account. The League’s accounting staff will keep track of the expenditures from your account.

Contact Association Services Specialist, Becki Payne, at 866.231.0545 x2129 or

Special Needs
If you have physical, medical, or dietary needs requiring special attention, please contact Brandy Norvell at 866.231.0545 x2172 or for proper arrangements to be made.

For more information regarding administrative policies, such as concerns, refund, and program cancellation please contact us at 866.231.0545 x2110.

Agility Recovery