Columbia CU Supports Legacy Classic; NW Priority CU “Fill the Satchel”; First Tech FCU Named “Best CU” for Everyone

Columbia CU and NW Priority CU report impressive community support while First Tech FCU is recognized by a national publication.

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Breaking: CFPB Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Court

The 2-to-1 ruling was issued this morning.

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National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

Applications must be received by October 14.

Thompson Takes Leadership Role in Region V

Former examiner began with NCUA in 1988.

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Newest CUDE Class Debuts in Madison

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

NCUA Board Issues Revised Proposed Rules on Executive Compensation, Partial Occupancy; Also, Freed Named to Succeed Whitehead as Region V Director

NCUA’s Board of Directors met last week and took action on a number of items, including executive compensation & partial building occupancy. Also, Cherie Freed was named as Region V Director, taking over for Elizabeth Whitehead.

Use CDA to Increase Giving and Boost Bottom Line

Your Strategic Link partner, CUNA Mutual Group, helps you learn more this week about how a CDA can help your credit union increase charitable donations and make those donations in the name of a board member.

NCUA Vice Chair Metsger Outlines his Four Regulatory Relief Priorities

Along with the four priorities, Metsger said he wants to take certain issues out of the NCUA’s hands and put them in the hands of credit union directors, “where they belong.”

Compliance Center: DFI Issues New Interpretive Letters Regarding Associate Board Member and Director Emeritus Expense Reimbursement

Get the full story on expense reimbursement; your question answered about CULAC compliance; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Top Directors Contribute Combined 70 Years of Service to Credit Unions

Credit union board accomplishments were celebrated during the recent Northwest Credit Union Association’s Directors Conference. Honors presented included the Distinguished Impact, Director of the Year and Advocate of the Year awards.

Registration Open for 2015 Western CUNA Management School

School has prepared credit union leaders for the evolving marketplace for over half a century. Those looking to advance their careers are encouraged to apply.

NCUA Director Metsger Shares Top Priorities With Northwest Credit Unions

Metsger said new RBC proposal would reflect comments, auto lending is an area of concern, fraud poses significant reputational risk.

New Director Voted to NWCUF Board

Nordstrom Federal Credit Union President/CEO Shelli Millhuff elected to Foundation board, replacing Gayle Yost, who is stepping down.

Portland Credit Union Employees Invited to Wellness Wisdom Lunch

Credit union employees are invited to a free lunch in Portland to discuss ‘wellness wisdom’ with Hubbub, a technology-driven wellness solution.

NCUA Instructs Examiners to Follow FinCEN Marijuana Guidance

The NCUA is instructing examiners to follow FinCEN guidance related to banking legal marijuana businesses. It’s a move expected to offer some reassurance to credit unions.

DFI Granted Five-Year Reaccreditation

The Washington Department of Financial Institutions has been reaccredited by the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors.

Washington DFI Issues Bulletin on Unexcused Board Absences

A board member who misses more than one-fourth of the regular board meetings in any 12-month period without being excused by the board must be disqualified from serving, DFI says. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “Is there a legal requirement to contact Adult Protective Services if a credit union has reason to believe that an elderly member may be a victim of abuse (financial, neglect, etc.)?”

National Credit Union Foundation Seeks Nominees for Four New Board Seats

Nominations are now being accepted for four new seats on the National Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors after the current board amended the organization’s bylaws to add additional positions.