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USAgencies Credit Union

Human Resources Specialist

Maps Credit Union

Deadline Nears for Herb Wegner Award Nominations

Nominations are due June 28 for the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards—the credit union movement’s highest national honors. Categories include Individual Achievement, Outstanding Organization/Program and Lifetime Achievement.

NWCUA and Northwest Credit Unions Amplify Regulatory Concerns Nationally

Northwest credit unions are increasingly becoming a force to be reckoned with on the regulatory scene, as evidenced by recent input to the CFPB. Regulatory advocacy by and on behalf of credit unions is growing the region’s influence nationally.

Project Director

Solarity Credit Union

Indirect Lending Sales Support Specialist

Advantis Credit Union – Milwaukie, Ore.

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NWCUF Election Process Underway, Declaration of Candidacy Forms Due May 24

Passionate about the People Helping People philosophy? Four seats are open on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board of Trustees. The board helps to manage the Foundation’s budget, direction and policy. Three seats are scheduled for election, and a fourth seat is available for appointment by the board.

By the Numbers: Delinquencies Down as Northwest Credit Unions Continue to Grow

Northwest credit unions outpaced the region’s for-profit banks in total year-over-year asset, loan, deposit and capital growth in 2012 while also showing favorable trends in terms of delinquency rates.

Global Joins Growing List of Credit Unions Offering Sequestration Relief Options

As consumers across the nation prepare for government sequestration and federal employee furloughs, Global Credit Union is offering short-term interest-free loans, no-fee loan extensions and penalty-free certificate withdrawals to give affected members the financial flexibility to live on a temporarily tightened budget.

Credit Union CEOs Looking At Economy through Rosier Glasses

According to Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union’s quarterly CU CEO Confidence Index, credit union CEOs are becoming increasingly confident that the economy is on the mend.

Capital Access Program Connects Lenders with Small Businesses in Need

As credit unions continue to advocate for increased MBL capacity, the CAP program, a government-funded initiative available to financial institutions on a state-by-state basis, can help credit unions connect with small businesses in need of loans while offsetting some of the accompanying risk.

Low-Yield Environment Set to Continue as Fed Votes to Keep Interest Rates Near Zero

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee voted this week to continue purchasing bonds and Treasuries and to hold the federal target fund interest rate steady at near-zero levels until unemployment falls below 6.5 percent.

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: Northwest Credit Unions Fare Well in Federal Regulator’s Q2 State-by-State Review

The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here is an update on the NCUA Economic Review for 2012’s second quarter.

John Annaloro to Retire as NWCUA CEO

FEDERAL WAY, Wash; BEAVERTON, Ore.–The Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) announces the upcoming retirement of John Annaloro as its Chief Executive Officer. The Association’s change of leadership will occur Oct. 2, 2012, in conjunction with the NWCUA’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting in Vancouver, Wash. A reception honoring Annaloro’s accomplishments will be held during the proceedings on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 4.

Eurozone Writes Off Greece, Focuses on Spain

In an effort to keep Greece from becoming the first major crack in what could become a Eurozone breakup, all attention has shifted to secure Spain’s economy as the looming Greek vote on June 17 casts a shadow on the 12-year-old monetary union.

Eurozone Crisis Has U.S. Consumers Seeking Financial Safety

More than a direct effect on the operations of financial institutions or the U.S. economy, the Eurozone situation is beginning to create concern among consumers for the safety of their money and the stability of the economy.

Rivermark’s Burgess Appointed to Oregon Growth Board

Scott Burgess, president and CEO of Rivermark Community Credit Union, was appointed by Gov. John Kitzhaber to serve on the newly formed Oregon Growth Board, which will oversee a more efficient, effective jobs and business growth program.

Filene Study Shows Credit Union MBLs Outpaced Banks During Economic Downturn

Allowing credit unions to expand their commercial loan growth not only could help the economy, but also would improve the resiliency of their loan portfolios in times of economic stress, according to a recent Filene Research Institute study.