Last Chance to Participate in Oregon/Washington Town Halls

The Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon will conclude their two-state, traveling town hall meeting schedule in Lacy on Friday, September 3.

40 Hours of Convention: A Week’s Worth of CU Love in Just Three Days

You’ve heard the pitch: The Washington Credit Union League Annual Convention and Business Meeting taking place this Sept. 14-16 in SeaTac is the state’s premiere, not-to-miss credit union event of the year.

Washington League Introduces new ‘Credit Union Song’ at 77th Annual Meeting

See Brandon Johnston sing his song at the Annual Business Meeting and download the song for free!

Consumer Financial Protection Around the World

The Filene Research Institute’s recent research titled “Consumer Financial Protection: U.S. Proposals and International Experience” describes the experiences of credit unions around the world that operate under similar consumer protection schemes that the U.S. has recently created.

National Credit Union Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2 Board Seats

NCUF has two board seats available – both are for credit union executive or director seats. Now seeking Volunteer nominations.

Proof of the ‘Wellness’ ROI is Growing

Although medical and human resources experts have been touting the benefits of “wellness” for decades, a growing body of research is showing concrete, bottom-line results.

Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

You could win one of two iPads while laughing the night away during the Washington Credit Union League Convention finale on Thursday, September 16!

May You Live in Interesting Times

Living in interesting times would be an apt description of these last couple of years, and with the passing of the Financial Reform Act things will only get more interesting, at least as far as compliance is concerned.

Crash the Bash – Young CU Employees Needed to Attend Annual Convention

If you know a credit union employee who is under 30-years-old, has shown commitment to their job and would like a fuller understanding of the credit union movement, they could attend the Washington Credit Union League Convention and Annual Business Meeting, or parts of it, with a group of like-minded youth.

Trade Reports Place Washington in the Middle of Merger Trends

Two reports by the Credit Union Times’ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.

Washington League Elects New Secretary, District 5 Director

Mina Worthington, President & CEO of Yakima Valley Credit Union, has been elected to fill the Washington Credit Union League Board of Director’s Secretary position, and Harborstone Credit Union President & CEO Phil Jones has been elected interim director on the Board’s District 5 position.

Eight Washingonians Earn Credit Union Development Educator Status on Puget Sound Island

Eight credit union professionals from Washington earned their Development Educator (DE) designation after a week-long training at Islandwood, a school on Bainbridge Is., Wash.

Woodstone Credit Union CEO Chosen for CUNA’s Executive Committee

Woodstone Credit Union President and CEO Susan Streifel, CCE, was recently elected to the position of executive committee member director at-large for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).