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Parker Cann to Retire From BECU

The industry veteran is set to leave at the end of the year. John Stewart was named as his successor.

Compliance Center: NCUA Discusses Top 10 Cyber Security Areas That Examiners Will Look At

The NCUA lays out the top 10 cyber security areas its examiners may focus on, plus legal briefs and the question of the week.

Amplify and Engage: NWCUA’s Annual Convention Kicks Off in Portland

NCUA board Chairman Debbie Matz will talk about her vision for the future of the regulatory agency and the challenges that lie ahead when the Northwest Credit Union Association kicks off its 2013 Amplify Convention in Portland this afternoon.

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Compliance Question of the Week

What policies must be approved by the board?

Compliance Question of the Week

Can an attorney in fact with a general power of attorney that allows them to open and close accounts, run transactions, etc., add themselves as a joint owner on an account of the principal?

Rob McKenna Meets With NWCUA Washington GAC

As part of an ongoing schedule of interviews to determine credit union support in the November elections, Washington Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna met with the NWCUA Washington Governmental Affairs Committee on Aug. 30.

Inslee Among Scheduled NWCUA Interviews with Key Washington Political Candidates

Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor in Washington, is one of several candidates for office in the state scheduled for an interview with NWCUA member credit unions and advocates during the first week of September.

Washington Legislative Update: Dissecting the Washington Primary Results

Ninety-four of 98 credit union-supported candidates advanced to the general election after last week’s Washington State primary, including congressional hopefuls Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck.

Rob McKenna to Attend Aug. 30 Washington GAC Meeting

Washington gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna will be interviewed during the next NWCUA Washington Governmental Affairs Committee meeting on Aug. 30. Any credit union professionals or volunteers with an interest in the race are invited to attend.

New Oregon Attorney General Announces Mortgage Rules

Considered a victory for credit unions because there are no new regulatory burdens, Oregon’s AG Rosenblum adopts new rules to clarify conduct that violates the state’s Unlawful Trade Practices Act.

Ballots Out for Aug. 7 Washington State Primary

With the Washington State primary scheduled for Aug. 7, the NWCUA is finalizing the list of candidates it plans to support. Learn more about the candidates, the individual races and the Association’s take on the coming elections.

Northwest Credit Unions to Explore Rabobank’s Cooperative Structure at Convention

Like American credit unions, Rabobank Nederland’s governance model includes volunteer directors. Attendees at the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting will learn how Rabobank thrives with cooperative structure, global reach and local roots.

NCUA Outlines Simple Process for Escalating Examination Issues

NCUA Region V Director Liz Whitehead addressed participants at the NWCUA’s June Leadership Symposium and stressed the importance of open and frank dialogue between credit unions and examiners.

Oregon’s ‘Quiet Primary’ Includes Several Notable Races

Ellen Rosenblum won Oregon’s Democratic primary for attorney general, one of several important races across the state.

Oregon Legislative Update: May Primary Election Looms Large

This Oregon Legislative Update outlines the state’s upcoming primary election, detailing the attorney general race as well as a number of ballot measures that could potentially impact credit unions.

Oregonians Face Numerous Decisions in May 15 Primary

All five U.S. representatives, all 60 state representatives, 14 state senators and numerous other statewide positions will face the ballot this year in Oregon, and the first step toward election comes in the form of the May 15 primary.

Cordray Names Date, Markus as CFPB Department Heads

Recently appointed as director of the CFPB, Richard Cordray tabbed Raj Date and Kent Markus as department heads within the newly-operational bureau.

Bonamici Wins Democratic Primary, Faces Cornilles in General Election

Sen. Suzanne Bonamici and Republican Rob Cornilles won their respective primaries by wide margins in Oregon’s special House election. The two will now square off in a general election on Jan. 31, 2012.