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Former Red Canoe CEO Bob Kane Passes Away Unexpectedly

Kane began his Red Canoe career in 1972 as a loan interviewer.

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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell to Deliver CUNA GAC Keynote

During his keynote, Powell will discuss leadership, confidence and American optimism as he shares key lessons learned from his experience in public service.

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.

Bruce Rouillard, Former Washington League CEO, Leaves Lofty Legacy

Rouillard, who passed away last week, leaves behind a loving family and a legacy of contributions to the Credit Union Movement. One story shows how deep his credit union commitment flowed.

CUNA Announces Jim Nussle, Former House Budget Chair, as New CEO

Jim Nussle, former eight-term congressman, House budget chair, White House Management and Budget Office director, named new CUNA CEO.

Dave & Dan Classic Sets Fundraising Record

The credit union community came together to raise an estimated $400,000 for Credit Unions for Kids this week. The Dave & Dan Classic continues a years-long tradition started by former First Tech CEO Tom Sargent.

Former NWCUA Exec to Lead NCUF Fundraising Initiatives, Biz Kid$ Outreach

Danielle Brown, a former vice president of member relations for the Northwest Credit Union Association, has been named director of development and donor relations for the National Credit Union Foundation in Madison, Wis.

Left-Behind 401(k) Accounts: Here Are Two Common Mistakes to Avoid

If you have a 401(k) account still being administrated by a former employer, avoid two common—and potentially very costly—mistakes people make in this situation: cashing out the account early or ignoring the account.

U.S. Senate Confirms Oregonian Rick Metsger to NCUA Board

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Oregonian Rick Metsger’s nomination to serve on the NCUA board. Metsger joins the regulatory agency following a swearing in ceremony.

Senate Committee to Meet Tuesday to Discuss NCUA Board Nomination

The Senate panel considering the nomination of former Oregon Senator Rick Metsger to the NCUA Board will meet in closed session as its next step Tuesday.

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Former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger Nominated by President Obama to NCUA Seat

President Obama has announced his nomination of former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger to become a member of the NCUA Board of Directors.

Former CUNA Chair Harriet May: Grassroots Begins at Home

Credit union directors not only have a heavy fiduciary responsibility; they also have an obligation to help engage the membership in advocacy. At the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference next month, former CUNA Board Chair Harriet May will ask attendees to step up for grassroots advocacy, and to bring members with them.

Services Scheduled Saturday for Former State Employees Credit Union CEO Larry Queen

Services are planned Saturday for long time Oregon credit union executive Larry Queen, who passed away late last week.

Robert Siravo Fined $600,000, Banned from Federally Insured Credit Union Employment

WesCorp’s former CEO has been slapped with a prohibition order and a $600,000 fine by the National Credit Union Administration. The move closes another chapter in the corporate failure saga that cost credit unions billions and called into question the regulator’s oversight during the collapse.

Make Joe Robertson a CU Hero with Just Two Clicks

Retired Our Community Credit Union CEO Joe Robertson has been nominated by Credit Union Magazine readers as a candidate for Credit Union Hero of the Year—but he needs your vote to win.

Gene Metz, Beloved Former Credit Union Regulator, Dead at 76

Gene Metz, a former credit union supervisory examiner whose word, according to his contemporaries, was worth its weight in gold, died Wednesday, March 7, at the age of 76.

Interest in Golf Tournament Hints at Improving Economy

Hank and Moose Open golf tournament brings credit unions together with professional athletes to raise money for Credit Unions for Kids and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Obituaries: Huggins and Erickson

The credit union system mourns the loss to two longtime leaders, Jim Huggins, former CEO of American Lake CU, and Wallace Erickson of PUD CU.