Foundations Give $90,000 Back to NW Credit Unions, Causes

Many of these funds went to support educational opportunities such as the Western CUNA Management School and disaster relief following storms in the Southern U.S.

In the Spotlight: Summit Volunteer Awards

Nominations are due by June 15 for the Volunteer Award program, which honors and rewards those NW CU volunteers who have exemplified outstanding leadership and service.

In the Spotlight: Summit Professional Awards

Information on how to submit a nomination under the Foundation’s Awards Program for credit union professionals, including for the brand new Young Professional of the Year Award.

DCBS Finalizes Rules on Community Charter Field of Membership

At the end of 2010, the department issued the final rule on SB 438, which was passed in 2009, clarifying regulations around field of membership.

Does Your Financial Literacy Program Get an A+?

Overlooking the importance of consumer education could be a mistake for credit unions—and their bottom lines, say Harland Clarke.

OnPoint’s Schrader Earns National Honor

OnPoint Community Credit Union’s Kelly Schrader was named Marketing Executive of the Year by Credit Union Times.

Business Journals Recognize Purnell-Hepburn, Jones

Two of American City Business Journals have recognized credit unions leaders in the Northwest for their exceptional work. Oregon Community Credit Union CEO Mandy Jones won the Portland Business Journal’s Orchid Award and Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s Senior VP and CFO, Michelle Purnell-Hepburn, has been named one of the 2011 CFOs of the Year.

White Paper Outlines Critical Expectations for Next-Generation Branch Managers

‘The Credit Union Branch Manager: A New Leader for a New Era,’ is a CUNA whitepaper that offers insight on the key forces that are changing the role of the branch manager and how credit unions should respond.

Credit Union Community Service Month Coming this October

This October, the Washington Credit Union League launches its inaugural effort with about 30 of the state’s credit unions (so far) to track and coordinate credit union community service efforts with a goal to quantify the good work they do, and then tell the world!

Member Directions August 2, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions September 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions June 15, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

Member Directions July 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.