Northwest CU Election Recap: Behind the Ballots

Credit union influence in Congress expanded last week, and the CUNA/League system has already hit the ground running on making the most of it.

CULAC FAQ

July is CULAC Month! We have some frequently asked questions on what CULAC is, and how your credit union can engage during July, and year-round in supporting credit union champions to Congress.

Fibre Federal and NW Priority CU Home to Candidates for 2016 CUES Next Top Credit Union Executive Search

The competition is hosted by CUES, in partnership with DDJ Myers and Currency, and features several phases of competition.

NWCUF Board Nominating Committee Formed for 2016

Five Northwest credit union professionals have accepted appointments to the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Board of Directors Nominating Committee. Their task will be to help facilitate the Foundation’s governance model.

Unitus Community Credit Union Wins Commitment to Board Excellence Honors

Portland-based Unitus Community Credit Union won the Credit Union Commitment to Board Excellence award at the NWCUA Directors’ Conference last weekend. The credit union’s governance model is “one to follow,” according to the awards committee.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board Enters New Governance Era

The evolution from a District-based to an at-large governance model will serve the foundation, the movement, and the communities of the Northwest for years to come.

Credit Union Champions Enjoy Successful Midterms at Federal and State Levels

Credit-union-backed candidates won more than 90% of their elections nationally, with even higher numbers in Oregon and Washington.

Succession Planning Critical for Credit Unions

Recent leadership changes in the Northwest show that succession planning is not only critical, it can add value to operations and help attract and retain top talent. Amplify speaker to share strategy.

Advocates in Action: Full Throttle for Fall Elections

It’s been a busy summer for Northwest Credit Union Advocates who have hosted champions in their branches, volunteered for campaigns and helped to raise funds for candidates.

Establishing a Winning Team Requires Covering all the Bases

The success of a credit union is due, in large part, to the expertise and skill of its employees. Whether you are looking for a CEO to replace a beloved leader due to retirement or need to add specialized talent to an existing department, combining an efficient recruiting process with quality resources will give you the best long-term results.

NWCUF Board of Trustees Election Process Underway

Passionate about the People Helping People philosophy? Four seats are open on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board of Trustees. The board helps to manage the Foundation’s budget, direction and policy. Three seats are scheduled for election, and a fourth seat is available for appointment by the board.

Election 2012: Credit Union-Supported Candidates Fare Well Regionally, Nationally

Credit unions in the Northwest and around the country were rewarded for their political advocacy efforts with an overwhelming success rate of credit union-supported candidates for office. Bill Cheney called this year’s election day “a great day for credit unions overall and the races in which we were focused.”

Northwest Election Update

Credit unions fared well in Tuesday’s election, with the majority of credit union-supported candidates in the Northwest claiming victory.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Advocates on the Move

This Oregon Legislative Update outlines recent credit union advocacy activity in Oregon and offers a full list of candidates from both Oregon and Washington supported by the NWCUA in anticipation of the Nov. 6 election.

NWCUA-Supported Candidates in 2012 Election – Oregon

The Northwest Credit Union Association is supporting the following candidates in Oregon in the November 2012 election:

NWCUA-Supported Candidates in 2012 Election – Washington

The Northwest Credit Union Association is supporting the following candidates in Washington in the November 2012 election…

Southwest Chapter of Credit Unions Host Successful Legislative Dinner

The Southwest Chapter of Credit Union hosted 15 candidates for its annual legislative dinner, hearing from each candidate about their plans and educating them about credit union issues.

Washington Legislative Update: Dissecting the Washington Primary Results

Ninety-four of 98 credit union-supported candidates advanced to the general election after last week’s Washington State primary, including congressional hopefuls Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck.