Northwest Credit Union Association Urges NCUA to Withdraw CUSO Proposal

The NWCUA called on the NCUA to withdraw its recently-proposed rule, which would grant the NCUA unprecedented access to CUSOs, stating that the proposal would give the NCUA powers beyond congressional intent and would unfairly put credit unions’ NCUSIF coverage at risk.

Mergers, NCUA and Succession: Roundtable Results in Lively Discussion

Credit union volunteers helped open the 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting with an open roundtable session on key issues facing boards of directors. The discussion included strategies for recruiting new and younger board members and weathering increasing regulation.

Report Card Time for Association

Over-regulation, compliance, staff training and growing business in a highly competitive landscape mean always-full plates for credit union leadership. Town hall meetings have been scheduled around the region so membership can have an open dialogue with the Association’s leadership, as well as learn more about the redistricting plan.

NWCUA Announces Town-Hall Schedule

This year’s road show will outline a redistricting plan, highlight various Association achievements, and address membership concerns.

NWCUA Board Puts Redistricting Recommendations to Membership

The June meeting of the Association’s Board of Directors both celebrated the results since its January formation and focused on challenges ahead for the Northwest credit union system.

CUNA Continues to Push for Interchange Fixes

CUNA’s regulatory update includes details about interchange efforts, plus a preview of the NCUA Board meeting.

CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report

The latest news about the Credit Union National Association’s regulatory advocacy efforts.

NWCUA’s Stang Meets NCUA Chairman Matz, Hands Over Industry Letter

NWCUA President Troy Stang met with NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz and hand delivered a letter signed by multiple credit union trade groups.

Industry Continues to Press for Change on New Regulations

With credit unions and banks aligned in their efforts to convince regulators and lawmakers to delay implementation of restrictions
on debit card interchange fees, the Federal Reserve Board has stated that any attempt to amend or delay the controversial rule is out of its hands and must start with Congress.