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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.

Legendary CBS News Anchor Bob Schieffer to Keynote CUNA GAC

Schieffer has more than 58 years of experience as a reporter, 46 of them with CBS News, and has interviewed every U.S. president since Richard Nixon.

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Young CU Pros Urged to “Crash” Feb GAC in Washington

CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference is February 26 through March 2 in Washington, DC. And young credit union professionals have a chance to crash the party.

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CUNA GAC Dates Announced

The largest credit union advocacy event of the year will bring thousands of credit union leaders to tell Congress and regulators about the Credit Union Difference.

Merkley Tells GAC Delegates He Will Cosponsor Wyden’s MBL Parity Bill

The Northwest sent one of the largest delegations to CUNA GAC to message the Credit Union Difference. The group visited with all Northwest Members of Congress and U.S. Senators.

Northwest Delegation Over 200 Strong at CUNA GAC; Rick Hein Receives Prestigious Advocacy Award

Thousands of credit union advocates from across the nation are gathered in Washington D.C. this week for the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. Against that backdrop, Oregon State Credit Union’s Rick Hein received the nation’s highest advocacy honor.

Updated: Fund Your GAC Experience with Crasher Program, Grassroots Grant

Through the NWCUA’s Grassroots Grant Fund and the Crash the GAC program from CUNA and The Cooperative Trust, Northwest credit union advocates have two ways to get their GAC experience funded.

Northwest Credit Unions Invited to Learn, Advocate at 2016 CUNA GAC

The premier national credit union event offers the opportunity to influence policy makers and to learn from some of the world’s top thinkers, while experiencing the power of the Credit Union Movement descended upon Washington D.C.

Northwest ‘Crashers’ Reflect on Jet Lag, 17-Hour Days, and ‘Unforgettable’ GAC Experience

Two young professionals from the Northwest who “crashed” CUNA’s GAC with support from The Trust and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation share about their experience.

GAC: Northwest Credit Unions Bring Powerful Message to D.C. and Come Home with Honors

Over 200 credit union advocates from Oregon and Washington attended CUNA’s GAC, sharing the credit union difference in our nation’s capital and being honored for their accomplishments.

Today at CUNA GAC: Rapid-Fire Updates from Washington D.C.

We’re updating this post all week long with the latest news from CUNA’s GAC in our nation’s capital.

CO-OP Urges Credit Unions To ‘Seize The Now’ At GAC

Social, technological trends moving in credit unions’ favor. CO-OP explains how to take advantage in booth 301.

Get Ready for GAC

Northwest credit unions invited to special events during the premier credit union gathering of 2015.

Get Cash to Crash the GAC

Young credit union professionals can apply by January 1 to Crash the GAC, and the NWCUA has grassroots grant funds to help.

CUNA Invites Northwest Credit Union Leaders and Advocates to GAC 2015

The annual Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C. is expected to draw thousands of credit union advocates to make an impact on the highest advocacy priorities.

NWCUA Tool Kit Makes it Easy to Share the GAC Story with Colleagues Back Home

Heading to CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., next week? Share the experience with colleagues back home by posting to Facebook and using Twitter throughout the event.

Gesa’s Griffith, Maps’ Henderson Chosen to be Northwest’s ‘Crashers’ at 2014 GAC

Gesa Credit Union’s Brian Griffith and Maps Credit Union’s Liz Henderson are passionate about sharing the credit union story, and about protecting its place on the financial landscape. And now they’ll get to share that passion on the industry’s biggest advocacy stage. Both have been selected to “crash” CUNA’s 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., this month.

Share Your Story at GAC

CUNA is asking credit unions to submit “Unite for Good” material for the GAC. Share yours today!