With a generous donation, Inspirus Credit Union supported a diverse group of students at a Tukwila high school in sharing their Stories of Arrival.
A recent appointment to a Federal Reserve advisory council gives this busy CEO yet another chance to represent and support Northwest credit unions and their members.
In another demonstration of the Northwest’s engagement with the nationwide credit union Movement, Debie Keesee was elected to CUNA’s Board of Directors, joining Troy Stang, who was reelected. Fellow Northwesterner and CUNA Board Chairwoman Susan Streifel will step down from her post in 2016 as she reaches her term limit.
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The decision allows credit unions and other financial institutions to coordinate use of attorneys, collection of evidence, requests of witnesses, and more.
Campaign season is in full swing in the Northwest, and credit union advocates are keeping busy volunteering and supporting their favorite candidates.
Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren’t seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers. And 24 won’t have any opponent at all in the primary or general election.
Nominations will be accepted beginning March 12 for four seats on the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 11-member board of directors.
For just the second time in the state’s history, the Oregon Legislature will meet for a short session this year. The tight timeline means many bills could fall by the wayside, but the NWCUA is still keeping an eye on legislation that could impact credit unions.
An open seat on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation board presents an opportunity for a passionate credit union professional to make a difference. The person appointed to the District 4 seat will serve on an interim basis until October 2014.
Three new members were named to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s board of directors at the Association’s annual business meeting in Portland this week. Debie Keesee of Spokane Media Federal Credit Union will serve another term as board chair.
When the credit union tax model flew through Congress’—and the bank lobby’s—radar screen earlier this summer, a cell of Spokane credit unions decided to take the high road with positive messaging. They delivered this week—with weigh in from over 13,000 constituents.
The Federal Reserve Board will appeal a district court ruling striking down interchange fee caps.
While congress is on recess this month, credit union advocates are keeping the tax discussion alive. The NWCUA is asking members to raise the roof and tweet the house today. Sample messages are available on the Association’s member website.
A U.S. District court ruling strikes down the Federal Reserve’s price caps on debit interchange fees. The ruling could be devastating for some financial institutions. The NWCUA is working with CUNA to determine next steps.
Board positions have been determined for the NWCUA Board of Directors, with new members officially beginning service during the Amplify Convention October 8, 2013 in Portland.
The election process has determined that two new members will join the NWCUF Board of Directors this fall, while two current members will continue service.
Bert Fisher, president and CEO of Our Community Credit Union, has joined the NWCUA board of directors as the District 7 interim director, filling the seat vacated in November by Tom Graves.