Pro credit union candidates posted strong showings in the Northwest. We broke down how your support translated at the ballot box, and how that advocacy will continue.
Attendees leaned in to a welcome message from CUNA Mutual Group’s Bob Trunzo, followed by keynotes.
Credit union advocates from Oregon and Washington visited legislators from both states to share the Credit Union Difference and stances on critical issues affecting their members.
The 2016 election cycle brought forth an outstanding slate of candidates.
Five Northwest credit union professionals have accepted appointments to the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Board of Directors Nominating Committee. Their task will be to help facilitate the Foundation’s governance model.
Northland’s branch will become a branch of Gesa, and all Northland staff will join the Gesa Credit Union family.
The NWCUA finalized its 2015/2016 Board of Directors, moving to a nine-person Board from the previous eleven seats.
The 2015 NWCUA Board Election is the first under new at-large governance model, featuring a new diverse Nominating Committee structure.
Nominations are now being accepted for five seats on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors. Nominations will be accepted beginning today and must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27.
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.
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.
Passionate about the People Helping People philosophy? Four seats are open on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board of Trustees. The board helps to manage the Foundation’s budget, direction and policy. Three seats are scheduled for election, and a fourth seat is available for appointment by the board.
Nominations are being accepted for four seats on the NWCUA board of directors. The board works closely with the executive office to establish the Association’s governance and direction.
Credit unions in the Northwest and around the country were rewarded for their political advocacy efforts with an overwhelming success rate of credit union-supported candidates for office. Bill Cheney called this year’s election day “a great day for credit unions overall and the races in which we were focused.”
Credit unions fared well in Tuesday’s election, with the majority of credit union-supported candidates in the Northwest claiming victory.
The Northwest Credit Union Association is supporting the following candidates in Oregon in the November 2012 election:
The Northwest Credit Union Association is supporting the following candidates in Washington in the November 2012 election…