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Surprises, Suspense, and Connectivity Dominate 2016 MAXX Awards

The top leaders, advocates, chapters, and CUNA Award winning credit unions were honored to close out the 2016 MAXX Convention.

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Remembering Terry Belcoe, Former Association Board Member, Longtime CU Advocate & Fixture of Skagit, WA

The North Coast Credit Union President and CEO leaves behind two daughters and a lofty legacy as a community leader in Washington.

Put Money In Your Pocket in 2016: Join a Credit Union

The easiest New Year’s resolution to keep is taking control of your personal finances. Credit union membership can save you hundreds.

2016: The Year of the Credit Union Advocate

As Congress heads back to work and the Washington and Oregon legislatures prepare to gavel in, Anthem notes 2015 successes and looks toward to 2016.

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STCU’s Johnson and Pacific Crest Federal’s Philp Honored for Credit Union Advocacy

Philp’s outreach and education with members sets a standard for engagement. Johnson extols the benefits of consistent, in-person advocacy. Each was honored as their respective state’s Credit Union Advocate of the Year.

Northwest Credit Unions Invited to Learn, Advocate at 2016 CUNA GAC

The premier national credit union event offers the opportunity to influence policy makers and to learn from some of the world’s top thinkers, while experiencing the power of the Credit Union Movement descended upon Washington D.C.

Top Directors Honored at NWCUA Directors’ Conference

The contributions of credit union board members were celebrated at a gala awards dinner during the NWCUA Directors’ Conference last week in Vancouver, Washington.

NWCUA: We Will Continue to Advocate for a Better Rule

The NCUA will continue to hear an earful of objections to its proposed Risk-Based Capital rule. The NWCUA outlines a number of venues for more input this summer.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley adds his name to Privacy Notification Bill in U.S. Senate; Former foster youth wins 2013 Maps Community Foundation Challenge; North Coast President/CEO Terry Belcoe named 2013 Skagit County Advocate of the Year; Brian Devereux joins Unitus Community Credit Union as vice president of lending.

Join Us for a Dialogue with CFPB Regional Director Edwin Chow

This is your chance to get your concerns adressed, as well as to advocate for beneficial changes to these rules prior to when they go into effect.

Federal Home Loan Bank Seeks Advocate for Affordable Housing Advisory Council

Credit unions partnered with nonprofit organizations promoting low and moderate income housing, have an opportunity to nominate advocates to a Federal Home Loan Bank Advisory Council. Nominations are being accepted for a three-year term beginning in early 2013.

Rogue’s Liz Shelby Honored as Volunteer Advocate of the Year

Liz Shelby was recognized with the Oregon Volunteer Advocate of the Year award for her outstanding contributions to the credit union movement as a tireless advocate and board member for Rogue FCU.

Four Individuals, 12 Credit Unions Honored for Advocacy

Two northwest credit union professionals joined two credit union volunteers in winning prestigious Advocacy Awards for their efforts promoting the credit union movement in legislative and political activities.

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).