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Credit Union Leaders Engage With Gov. Kate Brown, Rep. Tobias Read, at Rivermark

Thirty credit union leaders—from Klamath Falls, Pendleton, and Salem to Eugene, St. Helens, and Portland—gathered to meet with Gov. Kate Brown and State Rep. Tobias Read, a candidate for State Treasurer.

Oregon Legislative Update: 2015 Session in Review

During a contentious session that had to weather the resignation of one governor, credit union bills prevailed thanks to strong advocates throughout the region.

Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol Successfully Messages Structure, Value and Impact

Grassroots advocates captured the attention of Oregon’s legislators with a strong message about the structure, value and impact of credit unions. Key legislative leaders and Governor Kate Brown praised credit unions for leadership and impact.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown Visits Credit Union Advocates

The advocates were gathered for Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol, where they shared the value and impact of credit unions with lawmakers.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Update Bill Scheduled for Hearing

The bill to update the Oregon Credit Union Act is scheduled for a hearing as the new governor is sworn in.

Former NWCUA Exec to Lead NCUF Fundraising Initiatives, Biz Kid$ Outreach

Danielle Brown, a former vice president of member relations for the Northwest Credit Union Association, has been named director of development and donor relations for the National Credit Union Foundation in Madison, Wis.

NWCUA Puts Health Care Benefits Plan to the Test; Thumbs Up!

With all of the focus on the Affordable Care Act, the NWCUA put its own health care benefits package to the test – and it passed. The coverage plan meets the desired criteria of quality coverage, minimal annual increases and substantial savings, thanks to the aggregate buying power offered by The Trust.

Strategic Link Question of the Week

We recently concluded another employee benefits renewal. Each year this process seems to be more challenging—we pay substantially more to get less, administration requirements have quadrupled under Health Care Reform, and the entire process is under tight time constraints. How are other companies successfully maintaining a competitive benefits package and managing compliance as well?

Resources to Make Your Financial Education Outreach More Effective

Financial literacy outreach is in credit unions’ DNA and is often a major focus for staff. Resources already available for presentations will be showcased at a breakout session at the Convention and Annual Business Meeting in Vancouver on Oct. 3, 2012.

Solutions for Cost-Effective, High-Quality Employee Benefits

Donna Losch of Brown & Brown Insurance explains how credit unions can save money on employee benefits while still attracting and retaining high-quality employees.

NWCUA’s Danielle Brown Accepts National Role in Taking ‘Biz Kid$’ to Next Level

NWCUA Vice President Danielle Brown has accepted a national position taking ‘Biz Kid$’ to the next level. In her role as a contractor for the National Credit Union Foundation, Brown will facilitate fundraising and will help to get the program’s curriculum into more classrooms across America.

Brown & Brown: Proactive Approach Essential to Avoid Loss of Top Talent

As the job market recovers, many employees are considering making a job change and employers are becoming worried about retaining top talent.

Brown Leads Member Relations Push for NWCUA

Ferris Bueller, the main character of the eponymous movie, said: “Life moves pretty fast.” Danielle Brown, the Association’s head of member relations, knows what he meant.

Try These Stress Busters!

Brown & Brown, the independent insurance and benefits firm, presents 10 stress relievers.