Jim Nussle Testifies to HFSC on Regulatory Relief

Also, CUNA’s Ryan Donovan shares a recap of 2016’s 360-degree advocacy victories and charts a path forward.

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.

Credit Unions to Vote on CUNA Bylaws Modernization

CUNA’s membership is being asked to vote to modernize the national trade association’s bylaws supported by the CUNA Board. The modernized bylaws are the culmination of the industry’s work to create the most effective advocacy model for the future. The voting period extends through mid-March.

Compliance Center: Register for CUNA’s 8 Hour SAFE Comprehensive Mortgage Loan Originator Course

Learn more about the course and register; your question answered about periodic training for mortgage loan originators; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Oregon Credit Union Members Respond to Call-to-Action Issued Through MAP

Members of six Oregon credit unions demonstrated their willingness to personally advocate for their credit unions. So far this year, they’ve fired off nearly 1,200 messages to their elected US Senators and Representatives, as a result of their credit unions’ engagement in CUNA’s Member Activation Program (MAP).

Compliance Center: New CUNA Tools to Help Credit Unions With TILA/RESPA Compliance

New TILA/RESPA tools; your questions answered about how to ID a minor; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Enter Your Marketing Successes for CUNA’s Diamond Awards

Early bird entry fees available through December 15 for credit union movement’s most prestigious marketing and business development awards.

CUNA Names Hampel Chief Policy Officer

With new role, CUNA Chief Economist Hampel will provide strategic policy guidance to CEO Nussle, maintain economist duties.

New CUNA Video Says NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital Proposal Could Hinder Future Growth

Woodstone Credit Union President/CEO Susan Streifel and other members of CUNA’s executive committee talk about the long-term implications of the NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital proposal in a new video that urges credit unions to get involved in the nationwide effort to improve the rule.

How Much Money Did You Save Members in 2013?

Valley Credit Union was one of the big Membership Benefit Award winners at last year’s Governmental Affairs Conference for saving each of its member households $262. Will your credit union be among this year’s winners? The deadline for submitting financial data to CUNA is this Friday!

‘Inside Exchange’: NCUA Chair Debbie Matz Talks About Corporate Assessments, Stress Testing & More

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz talks about the anticipated range of corporate assessments, a new stress-testing proposal and a variety of other key topics in the first of a two-part video interview for CUNA’s “Inside Exchange.”

Thousands Dial in for CUNA’s “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” Call to Action

Thousands of American credit union advocates rallied around a “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” call to action Wednesday, dialing in or logging onto a webinar hosted by the Credit Union National Association. CUNA called on credit unions to engage millions of members to contact Congress immediately.

CUNA Membership at Work: Recapping the First Half of 2012

“A key success was a special election victory by Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR). Bonamici’s win, which was made possible because of the great work of the Northwest Credit Union Association and its member credit unions, created a bond so strong that after being sworn into office her first action was co-sponsoring the House MBL bill.”

How Do You Measure the Value of CUNA Membership?

CUNA, with its network of 44 state and regional leagues/associations, counted more than 6,100 of America’s credit unions as members. In 2011, credit unions saw their membership at work through a long list of impressive accomplishments.

Woodstone Credit Union CEO Chosen for CUNA’s Executive Committee

Woodstone Credit Union President and CEO Susan Streifel, CCE, was recently elected to the position of executive committee member director at-large for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).