Education & Training Services

2016 VEHICLE & VESSEL Seminar

This seminar is intended especially for California credit unions.


Dates and Locations for this Seminar

• Tue. June 7 So-Val Tel FCU 4986 E. Clinton Way Fresno, CA 93727
• Wed. June 8 SAFE CU Corporate Office, Training Room (Sacramento Area) 2295 Iron Point Road, Suite 100 Folsom, CA 95630
• Thu. June 9 Star One CU 1306 Bordeaux Drive Sunnyvale, CA 94089
• Tue. June 14 California Credit Union Center, Suite 600 2855 E. Guasti Road Ontario, CA 91761
• Wed. June 15 California CU, 7th Floor 701 North Brand Avenue Glendale, CA 91203
• Thurs. June 16 LBS Financial CU, Learning Center 5505 Garden Grove Blvd. Westminster, CA 92683
The Glendale site is now full and registration is closed. Registration is still available for all other locations. To be placed on a waiting list for Glendale, please contact Jan Johnson (800.472.1702, ext. 6029).
Secure registration available: Register

How can you protect your credit union from unnecessary loan losses on auto and boat loans?

Let California DMV expert Patricia Meehan Trimmer show you how to correctly register your liens, potentially saving your credit union thousands of dollars in losses on loans that go into collections or repossession.

This one-day informative seminar will include an overview of all areas critical to the various California DMV lien perfection procedures at your credit union, including state and federal laws as well as DMV regulations, forms, and fees. New staff as well as experienced staff can expand their DMV expertise with the knowledge they gain from this comprehensive program.

You’ll learn about:

  • Updates: Changes in laws, regulations, and fees
  • Step-by-step process for resolving issues with the DMV
  • Proof of insurance law
  • Form 262 (Federal Odometer Law)
  • Revised forms
  • Conforming and nonconforming titles
  • Smog certification requirements
  • Vessel registration
  • Loan department checklist of necessary registration forms/information

Who Should Attend: 

  • Staff who process DMV registraions and liens
  • Lenders who work with secured consumer loans
  • Loan department staff who maintain title records

Meet the presenter, Patricia Meehan Trimmer:
When is a DMV seminar informative and fun?  When Pat Trimmer is the presenter!  Ms. Trimmer’s popularity and high participant evaluation scores come from her ability to combine her thorough knowledge of DMV procedures with a fun, informative, and entertaining presentation style. 

Ms. Trimmer provides training and information to auto dealerships and financial institutions that rely on her considerable expertise on DMV and related topics. Her training experience includes more than 15 years as an instructor for adult education classes and more than 20 years as a facilitator conducting seminars for dealers, credit unions, and other financial institutions throughout California.

Ms. Trimmer’s background also includes a 30-year career with the Department of Motor Vehicles, where she progressed from a part-time clerk to registration manager. Her insight from both the DMV and from the financial services perspective makes her a valuable resource, as well as an informative and entertaining speaker.

Educational Investment:

Member Credit
Unions with
Power Learner Passport
Member Credit
Unions without
Power Learner Passport
Credit Unions
(Registration received or postmarked on or before 05/31/2016)
$209 $259 $453
Regular Registration $259 $309 $540
Seminar Times:
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Seminar:  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

What is Included: Your training package includes a networking luncheon.  Each participant will also receive the seminar handbook and an attractive certificate to frame or add to your employee file.

Note:  Parking fees and overnight accommodations are not included in the seminar fee.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made in writing at least four (4) business days before the seminar date to be eligible for a refund.  No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than four (4) business days before the seminar.  Substitutions are always welcome.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee: Your satisfaction is our #1 priority.  We guarantee you will be completely satisfied with this seminar or we will refund your registration fee.

Financial Assistance: If you need financial assistance in order to participate, you are encouraged to apply for funding through the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation.  To receive an application, call the Leagues’ Credit Union Development Department at 800.472.1702, ext. 6057.

Recording: Electronic recording of any portion of this seminar is not permitted.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Dress: Business casual attire is appropriate. You may want to bring a sweater or jacket, as meeting rooms can be cool.

Continuing Education (CE):  The League follows the regulations as outlined in the California Accountancy Act. Educational sessions at this seminar may qualify for CE credit. If you are interested in receiving CE credit, please inform us when you register for this event.

Questions?Call 800.472.1702, option 2, or email us at