Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Council Meetings


Join us at one of our upcoming council meetings to learn from and network with credit union colleagues throughout the region. In addition to educational presentations, each session will include plenty of time for roundtable discussion and networking. Attendees can join these meetings in one of seven locations throughout the Northwest.

Collectors’ Council: Nov. 14

The Collectors’ Council will feature roundtable discussion and presentations on the following topics:

  • Jason O’Brien, SVP of Payments at SWBC, will discuss card processing and collections.
  • Katie Clark, Regulatory & Compliance Analyst at NWCUA, will present on CFPB mortgage servicing changes.
  • Brian Witt, Partner at Farleigh Wada Witt, will explore the latest topics in collections.

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Compliance Council: Dec. 5

The Compliance Council brings Northwest compliance professionals together to discuss breaking compliance news, topics suggested by attendees, and the challenges inherent in keeping credit unions compliant with the regulations that govern them. The Council provides opportunities to meet with your counterparts from other credit unions, review upcoming regulatory changes, and devise strategies to implement them.

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HR & Trainers’ Council: Dec. 7

Bring your questions, advice, and challenges to this session, which will feature the following presentations:

  • Aspiring Leaders Program: Through their Aspiring Leaders Program, the team at Rivermark Community Credit Union set out to help employees develop and utilize leadership skills within their current roles at the credit union. Participants in the program practiced communication, strategic planning, team collaboration, presentation, and project management. The program provided the building blocks to help employees expand their leadership presence in present roles and prepare for future management positions. During this presentation from Training Manager Cheryl McCarthy, Senior HR Manager Teri Zahn, and VP of Human Resources Jackie Henderson, you’ll hear more about Rivermark’s program and the results the team has seen.
  • Advocacy: Samantha Beeler, NWCUA’s AVP, Advocacy, will illustrate the importance of credit union advocacy, and what you should know as a leader at your credit union. This presentation will involve hands-on advocacy training to help you strengthen the CU Movement and your credit union. Beeler will also share information about the resources available to assist you in developing advocacy training for your organization.

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Commercial Services Council: Dec. 12

The Commercial Services Council provides an opportunity to discuss best practices and connect with other credit union professionals involved in similar programs. Topics discussed in Commercial Services Council sessions range from business deposit and loan products to business development and marketing strategies specific to MBL and commercial service programs. Stay tuned for more information about specific presentation topics for the December session.

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