Event Info

January 30th

8:00 am - 3:00 pm PST
9:00 am - 4:00 pm MST

7 hours

$149 (late registration price)

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Program Overview

Connect With and Influence Your Idaho State Legislators!

Please join your fellow credit union leaders to kick off the 2018 Idaho legislative session and advance credit union priorities. This full day event will include Advocacy Training prior to a Legislative Luncheon with state legislators, where you will have an opportunity to discuss credit unions, articulate the credit union difference, and share brand new data detailing the economic impact Idaho credit unions have on the state, local communities and individual Idahoans.

To find your district prior to registering for the event, please visit the Idaho State Legislature Website and click on ‘Who’s My Legislator’ in the upper right of the web page.

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Program Agenda

9:00 - 9:25 a.m.Welcome & Overview
Boise Centre East - Rm 400 B

Troy Stang • President and CEO • NWCUA
9:25 - 9:55 a.m.Advocacy Process through 2019 and Idaho’s New Economic Impact Data
Jennifer Wagner • Chief Advocacy Officer • NWCUA
9:55 - 10:10 a.m.Idaho Legislative Update
Ryan Fitzgerald • VP of Legislative Affairs for Idaho • NWCUA
10:10 - 10:45 a.m.Advocacy Training: Delivering Your Message
Samantha Beeler • AVP, Grassroots Advocacy • NWCUA
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.Break
11:00 - 11:20 a.m.Gavin Gee, Director, Idaho Department of Finance
11:20 - 11:50 a.m.Today’s Conversation with Your Legislators
Advocacy Team
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Luncheon with Legislators: Idaho Economic Update
Boise Centre East - Rm 400 C
Included in your registration.

Guest Speaker Mike Wilkerson • ECONorthwest
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.Transition to Capitol Building
2:00 -3:00 p.m.Lincoln Auditorium
Idaho Capitol Building

Meet with your legislators:
- Representative Scott Bedke • Speaker of the House
- Senator Brent Hill • President Pro Tempore
3:00 p.m.Idaho Capitol Building
Legislator visits continued as needed

Location & Travel Information

Event Location

Boise Centre East

Downtown Boise
850 W Front St.
Boise, ID 83702


Special room rates have been negotiated for the 2018 Idaho Day at the Capitol program participants at the Grove Hotel in downtown Boise, conveniently adjacent to the Boise Center East.  Take advantage of this discounted rate and  reserve your room here before the room block cut-off date of January 9, 2018.

Scholarship Information

Continued education and training of credit union employees helps keep the credit union movement vibrant and competitive in the financial marketplace. We  understand this can take a significant commitment of time and money.

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation provides professional development scholarships awarding up to $1,500 per year for selected applicants. Learn more at https://nwcuf.org/scholarships-and-grants.

Scholarships to help with travel expenses are available through the Northwest Credit Union Foundation. For information and to apply, visit the Foundation website.

Event Sponsors

Major Sponsor:

Questions or Concerns?

Contact Ryan Fitzgerald with questions about this event at 208.350.6116, or rfitzgerald@nwcua.org.

For assistance with registration or hotel room block, please contact Brent Petrek at 800.995.9064 x113, or bpetrek@nwcua.org.