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Congressional Subcommittee Reviews TCPA

Subcommittee Chair Rep. Greg Walden called the TCPA a “a prime example of an outdated law that lags behind modern communications technology and consumer preferences.”

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Updated Social Media Messaging Tools Available in Marketing Resource Center

Your Association has updated its social media messaging examples to reflect current volunteer, advocacy, member benefit and public awareness work. Credit union marketing teams are encouraged to use the updated tools.

Updated Social Media Messaging Tools Available in Marketing Resource Center

Your Association has updated its social media messaging examples to reflect current volunteer, advocacy, member benefit and public awareness work. Credit union marketing teams are encouraged to use the updated tools.

Meet Eric Horvath, NWCUA Communications Manager

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s new Communications Manager, Eric Horvath, takes the reins of your Anthem newsletter.

Crisis Management: When Bad Things Happen to Good Credit Unions

Credit unions usually have strong recovery processes in place to protect their members’ assets and employee safety in times of crisis. But do they know how to communicate their actions to the board, staff, members, and media? Renowned reputation manager Anthony Huey returns to Amplify this fall to offer interactive crisis management guidance.

Enter Your Communications, PR, Marketing for Spectrum Awards

Awards featuring excellence in PR, marketing, communications will be announced this May. Entries open now.

Communications Evangelist Joins NWCUA by way of Uganda Nonprofit

As the new communications evangelist for the Northwest Credit Union Association, James Pearson brings a unique blend of storytelling talent and international nonprofit perspective.

NWCUA Adds Communications Evangelist to Spread the Credit Union Story

Gary M. Stein, a longtime a journalist and former Managing Editor for Custom Publications at The Oregonian in Portland, has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as its member communications evangelist.

Reputation Manager Anthony Huey to Offer High Impact Communications Training at Amplify

A renowned reputation manager will help credit union professionals create and deliver impactful messages during his presentation at Amplify Convention in Portland. Huey’s communications training will be one of the highlights of an agenda that also includes memorable presentations on innovation, financial services breakthroughs, and the regulatory landscape.

Spectrum Awards Judging Wraps Up

Credit Union communicators in Oregon and Washington should expect a notice in their email soon announcing whether they will receive an award at the 2011 Spectrum Marketing and Communications Award luncheon September 22 during the NWCUA Convention & Annual Business Meeting.

Efficient Communications Improve Repo Rate

Repo Remarketing writes how credit unions can raise their asset recovery rates above the industry standard of 50 percent.

Final Day for Spectrum Marketing Award Submissions

The deadline for the Spectrum Marketing Awards is tomorrow, July 15. Rush to get in your final submissions!

Spectrum Awards Deadlines Extended

Two week extension will allow time to prepare and refine Marketing & Communications entries.

Association Hires AVP Heider, Increase Focus on Communications

Just in time for the next stage in the interchange regulatory process, the Association has hired Lynn Heider as the new AVP of Communications to oversee the department and ensure the credit union message gets out to the press and the public.

Evaluation & Recognition: Match Spectrum Entries to Goals

Whether one enters the Spectrum Marketing and Communications Awards for the evaluation or the exaltation, the June 17 early deadline is nearing. It’s time to choose what your credit union will enter.

In the Spotlight: Spectrum Awards

The Spectrum Marketing Awards is a volunteer-driven awards program honoring excellence in Northwest credit union communications and marketing.

Epsilon Breach, Security and Communications Key for CUs

Following the breach at the marketing firm, credit unions will need to communicate effectively with members, even if the organization’s data was not directly compromised.

Charshaf Joins NWCUA as Communications Designer

Nicole Charshaf has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as communications designer, a position that will keep her busy creating electronic and print communications.