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Foundation: Registration for 2017 DE Training Now Open

The NWCUF also offers scholarship opportunities for credit union professionals looking to obtain the designation.

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.”

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.

On ‘Googolplex’ Editorial Board, Students Can Help Shape Financial Literacy Websites

Applications are being accepted now for spots on the youth editorial board for the CUNA microsite “Googolplex: The Credit Union Guide for Student Moneymakers.” Students on the board will play a key role in designing financial literacy tools for children and young adults.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board Seat Open in District Four

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.

CFPB Releases Four Guides on Managing Someone Else’s Money

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just released four guides to help financial caregivers understand their role as a fiduciary.

Member Votes Affirm Four Credit Unions’ Merger Plans

Two membership votes affirming the decisions of the Boards of two Washington credit unions will increase by two the number of $1 billion-plus credit unions based in the state.

Four Industry Leaders Honored at Summit Awards Dinner

The inaugural NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting was capped by the annual Summit Awards Dinner, honoring credit union leaders and innovators throughout the Northwest. Included is a video tribute to BECU CEO Gary Oakland, who was honored with the Mark of Excellence Award.

NWCUA Eyes Newly-Proposed Washington Congressional Districts with Interest

This Washington legislative update explains the current status of the newly-proposed Washington congressional districts.

Compliance Question of the Week

What is considered positive owner contact that would prevent an account from going dormant?

Spectrum Awards Judging Wraps Up

Credit Union communicators in Oregon and Washington should expect a notice in their email soon announcing whether they will receive an award at the 2011 Spectrum Marketing and Communications Award luncheon September 22 during the NWCUA Convention & Annual Business Meeting.

Four Ways to Use Social Media in Your Credit Union’s Marketing

Is your credit union using social media to engage members? While you may have questions and are not sure where to start, using social media is really very simple.