Program Overview

This key advocacy event will bring together credit union advocates for discussion around legislative issues and updates, insights from legislative leaders, advocacy training, and more. Meetings between you and your local elected officials will be coordinated and scheduled in the days and weeks following the event.

Stand up for credit unions at the capitol this year to protect the credit union structure and expand powers in the state charter on April 14, during Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol. To make 2021’s advocacy efforts as impactful as possible, it’s essential a credit union professional from every district join for this year’s virtual advocacy event. This key advocacy event will bring together credit union advocates for discussion around legislative issues and updates, insights from legislative leaders, advocacy training, and more.

Meetings between you and your local elected officials will be coordinated and scheduled in the days and weeks following the event.

We will be using Zoom Meeting for this event. Meeting details will be shared with you two days ahead of the event. Please mark your calendars to save the date and time until then – April 14, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT.

Please visit the “Find Your Officials” below to familiarize yourself  with elected Legislators in your home and work districts, which will help you prepare for this exciting event.

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Agenda

Wed, April 14, 2021Oregon Credit Union Day at Capitol Agenda
9 - 9:10 a.m. PDTWelcome and Industry Updates
Troy Stang, President & CEO, NWCUA
9:10 - 9:20 a.m. PDTGeneral Advocacy Updates for the Morning - Overview of the Legislative Session
Pam Leavitt, Policy Advisor, Oregon State Advocacy and Grassroots, NWCUA
9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PDTWelcome from State Treasurer
Tobias Read, State Treasurer, Oregon
10:00 - 10:10 a.m. PDTEconomic Impact of Oregon Credit Unions in 2020, Prepping for 2021
Jennifer Wagner, EVP and CAO, NWCUA
10:10 - 10:30 a.m. PDTLegislative Update, Review of Bills
Pam Leavitt, Policy Advisor, Oregon State Advocacy and Grassroots, NWCUA
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. PDTBreak
11:30 - 11:50 a.m. PDTInnovation While Advocating in a Brave New World
Dan Lavey, President and Principal, Gallatin Public Affairs
Paul Rainey, Principal, Gallatin Public Affairs
11:50 a.m - 12:15 p.m. PDTKeynote Guest
Shemia Fagan, Secretary of State, Oregon
12:15 - 12:40 p.m. PDTLegislative Guests
More information coming soon
12:40 - 12:50 p.m. PDTTackling 2021 Opportunities - Mobilizing NWCUA’s Advocacy Army
Samantha Beeler, VP, Federal and Grassroots Advocacy, NWCUA
12:50 - 1:00 p.m. PDTThank You & Closing Comments
Troy Stang, President & CEO, NWCUA
Reminder: Meetings with legislators will be scheduled in the days and weeks to follow this event, not necessarily on the day of the event.

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QUESTIONS, CANCELLATIONS, OR CONCERNS?

For more information about the Oregon Day at the Capitol, or assistance with registration, please contact Jordan Beyer, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy at 208.350.6509.