What to Expect: Idaho GAC

Here’s a rundown of the key credit union advocacy event of the new year in the Gem State—whether you’re a seasoned advocate or visiting the Capitol for the first time.

Supplemental Capital Input Needed for NCUA Draft Rule

The proposal lists changes to authorize federally-insured credit unions to issue supplemental capital instruments that would only count toward a credit union’s risk-based net worth requirement.

CU Chapter Leaders Set To Come Together at 2017 Chapter Leadership Workshop

Chapter leaders in all three states will convene on March 8th for a deep dive into leadership, education, advocacy, and philosophy in action.

Introducing Your Weekly Briefing: NWCUA at a Glimpse, Every Week

As part of recent efforts to streamline and simplify member communications, weekly NWCUA events and key initiatives are being bundled into a single, high-level action memo sent every Friday.

Deadline Extended to February 1: Still Time to Apply for the 2017 Emerging Leaders Contest

Aspiring to credit union leadership? There’s still time to apply to attend the 2017 Emerging Leaders Program tuition-free!

Thinking of Engaging with the NW MESA Program? There’s a Webinar for That

The webinar will cover practical steps to onboard credit union professionals into the program, which helps to lighten the load of student debt.

NCUA Releases Examination Focus for 2017

Also, this week’s legal briefs, and answering what do when an account has two POD beneficiaries, but one beneficiary is deceased.

Top 30 Ideas Announced for CO-OP THINK Prize 16

“The Financial Longevity Challenge” winners to be named on February 1.

Connect With CU Peer Groups in 2017 Through Councils

Councils give credit union professionals a space to connect with peers, share experiences, and learn from each other. Read more on how this year’s Councils will help you grow your collective knowledge.

Oregon Rep. DeFazio Joins Three Colleagues to Introduce MBL Bill in House

The bill, introduced Wednesday, would grant credit unions and banks parity on certain types of residential loans.

Robbery Alert – January 10, 2017

Robbery at People’s Community Federal Credit Union in Vancouver, Washington.

CU Bill Takes Step Forward in WA House: Business & Financial Services Committee Hears Update to State’s CU Act

The bill modifies credit union governance in Washington, clarifies low-income credit union designation, director powers, and updates parity.