Two NW CU Leaders Elected to FHLB Des Moines Board

For the first time in more than a decade, Oregon’s seat on the FHLB Board of Directors will be occupied by a credit union representative. OnPoint’s Rob Stuart joins BECU’s Benson Porter on the board in January.

Former NCUA Chair Matz Elected to Mutual of Omaha Board

Matz, the only person to ever serve two different terms on the NCUA board, resigned in April.

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.

Grassroots Army Messages Credit Union Difference to Washington Legislators

A grassroots army of 200 credit union employees and members fanned out across the Washington State Capitol complex Thursday, messaging lawmakers about how not-for-profit, cooperative credit unions make communities stronger.

Northwest Continues Strong Presence on CUNA Board—Keesee Elected to Board

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.

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.

Newly Elected FHLB Board Member Teachworth Discusses Priorities for Credit Union Representation

Credit union representation on the FHLB Seattle Board reaches a new milestone in January. Denali Alaskan FCU’s Bob Teachworth becomes the second credit union representative to serve on the board, joining BECU’s Benson Porter.

Mary Greco Takes the Reins at Clackamas FCU

Mary Greco is off and running as the new CEO of Clackamas Federal. In her busy first few weeks at the helm, Greco welcomed four new board officers, and saw a $1.3 million dollar day due to a consumer loans promotion.

BECU’s Porter Elected to FHLB Board

BECU’s Benson Porter was elected to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle’s board of directors, it was announced today, becoming the first credit union professional to serve on the member-owned cooperative bank’s board.

What’s Happening in the Washington State Senate?

The Washington State Senate is in flux after two Senate Democrats announced plans to align with the other side of the aisle to create a new 25-24 Republican majority, creating division within the Senate and a possible change to the Senate’s permanent rules and governance structure.

BECU’s Porter Vies to Become First Credit Union Pro on FHLB Seattle Board

The NWCUA is supporting BECU CEO Benson Porter as a candidate to become the first-ever credit union professional on the FHLB Seattle board of directors. Ballots were mailed to eligible credit unions Friday and must be returned by Nov. 13.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Plans Board Elections

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is seeking nominees dedicated to its mission and objectives who will work to carry out the Foundation’s vision as elected members of its board of trustees.

Are You Dancing With Your Member of Congress?

Lobbyist Michael Dunn offered frank advice for credit unions looking to gain political traction during his address at the final general session of the 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting.

Elected Officials Conducting Town Hall Meetings in Oregon

This federal legislative update outlines significant cost-cutting issues facing members of Congress and offers opportunities to voice opinions.

Contenders Line Up for Wu’s Seat

Governor John Kitzhaber announced publically that he intends to announce a date for a special primary election for the 1st District seat that will give the Secretary of State sufficient time for an election.

Wagner Helps Guide NWCUA Legislative Efforts

The Federal Reserve System will conduct a webcast on risk-based pricing notices on February 16. This webinar is part of an ongoing series focused specifically on consumer compliance issues.

Washington League Elects New Secretary, District 5 Director

Mina Worthington, President & CEO of Yakima Valley Credit Union, has been elected to fill the Washington Credit Union League Board of Director’s Secretary position, and Harborstone Credit Union President & CEO Phil Jones has been elected interim director on the Board’s District 5 position.