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Rep. Walden to Chair House Energy & Commerce Committee for 115th Congress

Walden (R-OR), previously served as chair of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, which plays a key role in data security measures and actions regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

New Association Board Chair Makes Call for Committee Service

In one of her first acts as Board Chair for Your Association, Brooke Van Vleet, President & CEO of St. Helens Community Credit Union, has issued a call for credit union professionals to engage in service through NWCUA committees.

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MAXXimum Impact: 2016 MAXX Convention Brings Together Best of NW CU Movement

More than 150 credit unions, 500 Movement leaders, and 100 business partners gathered for the three day convention to share ideas, learn the newest operational solutions for their members, and glimpse at 2017 and beyond during Your Association’s Annual Business Meeting.

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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.

Former NCUA Chair Matz Elected to Mutual of Omaha Board

Matz, the only person to ever serve two different terms on the NCUA board, resigned in April.

Obama Nominates John Herrera to NCUA Board

Herrera is the SVP for Hispanic and Latino affairs at Durham, N.C.-based Self-Help Credit Union, and previously served as a Commissioner for the North Carolina Credit Union Commission.

Forward-Looking Debie Keesee Continues Northwest Presence on CUNA Board of Directors

Debie Keesee, CEO of Spokane Media Federal Credit Union, has begun her term on the CUNA Board of Directors, maintaining a Northwest presence on the Board.

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz to Step Down April 30

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz announced she will step down April 30. On her watch, credit unions hit the 100 million membership and $1 trillion asset benchmarks.

NWCUA Board Nominating Committee Formed for 2016

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

Obama to Nominate McWatters to Export-Import Bank Board, Leaving NCUA Vacancy if Confirmed

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate J. Mark McWatters to the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. If McWatters is confirmed, that leaves a vacancy on the NCUA Board, where he has served for less than 18 months.

Obama to Nominate McWatters to Export-Import Bank Board, Leaving NCUA Vacancy if Confirmed

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate J. Mark McWatters to the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. If McWatters is confirmed, that leaves a vacancy on the NCUA Board, where he has served for less than 18 months.

Barbara Mathey Elected to Chair Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board

Mathey leads the Foundation in its three-part mission of asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.

Northwest Credit Union Association Board Reorganizes for 2015-2016

The evolved Board will guide the Association in its mission to help Northwest credit unions thrive.

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NWCUA Presents CUNA’s Nussle with Resolution Affirming System Coordination

The resolution acknowledges the power of the interdependent CUNA-League system to carry out powerful, effective advocacy on behalf of credit unions.

Hike the Hill: Northwest Credit Unions Make Impact in D.C.

Leaders from Oregon and Washington credit unions met with federal lawmakers and regulators about key policy initiatives and shared the enormous impact of credit unions on their members and communities.

Oregon Legislative Session Preview

Lawmakers begin 2015 session; credit unions to introduce prize-linked savings, updates to the Oregon Credit Union Act.

NWCUA Announces Board Reorganization, Celebrates Outgoing Directors

Debie Keesee’s contributions as 2012-2014 board chair are celebrated as Jack Fallis is seated as board chairman. Shirley Cate and Terry Belcoe complete their service. John Zmolek and Jim Lumpkin join the board.

CUNA Announces Jim Nussle, Former House Budget Chair, as New CEO

Jim Nussle, former eight-term congressman, House budget chair, White House Management and Budget Office director, named new CUNA CEO.