Former Secretary of State Colin Powell to Deliver CUNA GAC Keynote

During his keynote, Powell will discuss leadership, confidence and American optimism as he shares key lessons learned from his experience in public service.

Reminder: FOM Comment Period Closes Soon

Northwest credit unions are critical to the conversation on the second field of membership proposal from NCUA.

Get Out & Vote: NWCUF Joins Point West CU & Mid Oregon CU for “I Love My CU®” Campaign

The video contest that highlights local community involvement by the credit union industry across the country.

BECU Featured on Foundation Podcast

The episode touched on a number of topics around the credit union’s philanthropic work.

U.S. District Court Blocks DOL’s Overtime Rule Nationwide

The preliminary injunction blocks the implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules which would have gone into effect on December 1.

Junior Achievement Seeking Volunteers to Teach Financial Literacy

The Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter of Junior Achievement is seeking volunteers in Gresham, Portland and Beaverton, OR.

OCCU Announces New Olympia Branch

The project is part of the Steamboat Square development.

On the Move: STCU Gains Three in Leadership, Community Development Roles

The credit union added two new managers and a community development officer to its team.

Shop for Miracles Effort by Oregon CUs Nets $10,000 for CMN Hospitals

The funds come from CO-OP Financial Services, which recognized the tremendous effort by Oregon credit unions in raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

CUNA Advocacy Update November 21, 2016

With Congress out of session this week, Washington is watching Trump Tower, reading the tea leaves as potential cabinet picks go in and out. There’s also a lot of posturing as the Capitol City prepares for total GOP control in January. Congressional leaders (and CUNA) have told the Obama administration to stop rulemaking, but the CFPB is pressing forward, holding a field hearing on access to account information. Meanwhile, NCUA held its monthly board meeting and CUNA joined the New York Credit Union Association in a comment letter on the state’s cybersecurity proposal.

Foundation Calls for Proposals to Conduct “Consumer Financial Health Check-ups” by CUs

The Foundation is looking for credit unions to submit proposals leveraging the Center for Financial Services Innovation’s (CFSI) consumer financial health assessment tool.

WA DFI Announces Important Procedural Change

The change will affect credit unions’ OSOS public web searches, or copies of OSOS filed documents.

SMCU’s Romero, Lower Valley CU Take Honors; Rivermark Community CU Empowers New Entrepreneurs

Romero was recognized in mid-October, while Lower Valley Credit Union took home honorable mention during the recent National Federation Conference. Rivermark Community CU supported the next generation of business leaders.