On the Move: STCU Gains Three in Leadership, Community Development Roles

The credit union added two new managers and a community development officer to its team.

BECU, Gesa, TwinStar CU Staff Among Latest CUDE Class in Madison

The Northwest CUDE-certified universe grew by four recently as part of a 40 person training was held with the Foundation.

On the Move: NW CU Leaders Hired, Promoted & Recognized

Columbia CU welcomes Filburn as VP of Retail Lending; Oregon State CU Promotes Shirley to AVP of Risk Management & Maps CU’s Porras earns I-CUDE designation.

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Newest CUDE Class Debuts in Madison

47 credit union professionals attained the CUDE designation during the training.

NCUA Hosting Community Development Financial Institutions Certification Webinar

The agency has partnered with the CDFI Fund in an effort to double the number of certified credit unions by year-end.

Three Northwest Credit Unions Recognized at CUNA HR & Organizational Development Conference

Verity Credit Union, Rivermark Community Credit Union, and Advantis Credit Union received awards for employee engagement and management practices, respectively, at the 22nd Annual Conference in Orlando this week.

46 Credit Union Professionals Earn CUDE Designation

BECU’s Sara Moorehead is one of 46 credit union professionals to become a Certified Credit Union Development Educator.

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.

SMCU’s Romero Elected to Federation Board of Directors

Romero will guide the Federation in helping credit unions best serve low- and moderate-income consumers and provide affordable financial services to the underserved.

NCUA has $2 Million Grant Fund for Low-Income Credit Unions

The NCUA has $2 million to give to low-income credit unions looking to launch new products, grow capacity, develop a digital presence, or invest in cyber-security infrastructure. Applications are being accepted through June 30.

All-Team Push for High Tech Branch Wins Human Resources Award for Rivermark

The rally to create and open a cutting edge member resource center was recognized by CUNA’s council on human resources and organizational development.

NCUA Awards Grants to 11 Northwest Credit Unions

The grants fund staff training and student internships for low-income designated credit unions, and are focused on building capacity for the future.

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.

Register Now for 2015 Development Education (DE) Trainings

Winter and spring trainings are filling up fast for “one of the most transformative and unique credit union training events offered.”

Applications for Free NCUA Consulting Due November 30

Small and new credit unions, and those with low-income designation, are encouraged to apply for free consulting from the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Point West Credit Union gets CDFI certified; Gesa Credit Union hosting free communication seminar; St. Helens Community Credit Union unveils new branding; Industrial Credit Union raises $27,500 for food banks; Unitus Community Credit Union’s Wine on the Willamette raises over $50,000.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

TwinStar CLO completes DE certification; Peninsula branch manager awarded Bank On scholarship; Wauna announces new branch management.

Application Period Opens for 2015 CDFI Fund Grants

Grants are awarded up to $2 million for serving low-income communities. Deadline is November 24. Free webinar on October 22.