The latest news about NWCUA efforts in Washington D.C.
The 2011 Northwest Credit Union Association Volunteers Conference will be held June 23-25, at The Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center, Bend, Ore. Mark your calendar and plan to send your volunteers.
Several regulatory advocacy efforts that were part of our Government Affairs Conference will certainly continue throughout the coming weeks and months.
NWCUA Chairman Congratulates Barrick on Being Named to San Francisco Fed’s Community Depository Advisory Group
NWCUA Chairman Bill Anderson yesterday congratulated Ron Barrick, president and CEO of Advantis Credit Union in Milwaukie, Ore., on his appointment to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s newly-formed 12th District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.
While the path to recovery is now smoother and wider, significant risks remain. In this Discovery session, CMG Chief Economist Dave Colby will share his economic and credit union forecasts, their operational implications and discuss key risk factors for both the recovery and credit unions’ long-term role in consumer finance.
House Bill 1327 is expected receive a hearing before the Senate Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee after some intense lobbying.The bill allows public entities to deposit public funds into federally chartered credit unions and increases the amount that may be deposited to the maximum level of NCUSIF insurance.
Two of American City Business Journals have recognized credit unions leaders in the Northwest for their exceptional work. Oregon Community Credit Union CEO Mandy Jones won the Portland Business Journalâ€™s Orchid Award and Seattle Metropolitan Credit Unionâ€™s Senior VP and CFO, Michelle Purnell-Hepburn, has been named one of the 2011 CFOs of the Year.
A story picked up around the nation this week focuses on the Northwest Credit Union Associationâ€™s Washington state effort to pass legislation encouraging non-savers to sock away a short term nest egg.
The plan to buy more Treasury bonds announced by the Federal Reserve on November 3 could increase pressure on credit unionâ€™s defined benefits plan in the form of lower funding ratios, larger pension expense.
We are just one week away from Oregonâ€™s Credit Union Day at the Capitol, and expect over 200 Credit Union Advocates to converge on the Capitol in Salem on March 29th bringing the credit union message to state legislators.
As regulators put the finishing touches on rules affecting overdraft programs, credit unions are looking for assurances that their existing program will pass examiner scrutiny, while continuing to provide a much-needed boost to their bottom line and a valuable service to their members.
The registration deadline for CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference, Feb. 28-March 2, is today.
If you have not registered for the CUNA GAC yet, please do that right now!
Since Phase I of the credit card act went into effect one year ago today, credit unions have had to modify their statements, work on fee structures, deal with change in terms notices, review interest rate increases, and adapt to a slew of other changes imposed by the regulation.