Credit Union Directors to Learn Effective Governance Model at Volunteers’ Conference

Credit union directors will be more effective if they understand the difference between governance and management, and which of those roles they should play. Steve Winninger, a renowned credit union industry consultant, will enlighten directors by sharing the Policy Governance® model at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference June 7-9.

Northwest Community, UFCW Northwest Announce Merger Plans

Northwest Community Credit Union and UFCW Northwest Federal Credit Union last week announced plans to join forces, continuing the recent trend of credit union mergers in Oregon and Washington.

FFIEC Warns Credit Unions About Cloud Computing

The FFIEC believes credit unions should do a thorough risk assessment before deciding to use cloud computing for data storage and other computing purposes, noting that cloud computing is essentially another form of outsourcing.

CUNA Mutual Group Demonstrates Its Value of Supporting Credit Unions Through Difficult Times

Jeff Post, president and CEO of Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group, explains some of the many ways the organization supported credit unions throughout last year’s economic and social turbulence.

Regulators Close Spokane Credit Union

News began to emerge Friday that regulators were in Spokane to close $11 million The Union Credit Union, which slipped below an allowable net worth.