Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek Shares Why She’s a ‘Big Fan’ of Credit Unions

Kotek shared her top three reasons for being a fan of credit unions, as well as two of her priorities for the 2016 Oregon legislative session.

NWCUA Board 2015 Membership Election Process Concludes

The NWCUA finalized its 2015/2016 Board of Directors, moving to a nine-person Board from the previous eleven seats.

Unitus Community Credit Union Wins Commitment to Board Excellence Honors

Portland-based Unitus Community Credit Union won the Credit Union Commitment to Board Excellence award at the NWCUA Directors’ Conference last weekend. The credit union’s governance model is “one to follow,” according to the awards committee.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board Enters New Governance Era

The evolution from a District-based to an at-large governance model will serve the foundation, the movement, and the communities of the Northwest for years to come.

NWCUA Board Evolution Set for Implementation This Year

The 2015 NWCUA Board Election is the first under new at-large governance model, featuring a new diverse Nominating Committee structure.

Criminal Minds: Thinking Like a Hacker Makes Good Data Governance Sense

What can credit union IT departments learn from reading the exploits of the most successful hacking ring ever brought to justice?

Credit Union Directors to Learn Effective Governance Model at Volunteers’ Conference

Credit union directors will be more effective if they understand the difference between governance and management, and which of those roles they should play. Steve Winninger, a renowned credit union industry consultant, will enlighten directors by sharing the Policy Governance® model at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference June 7-9.

Governance Guidance: NASCUS Training Helps Volunteer Directors Stay Sharp

NASCUS will host a day-long credit union board of directors training in Tukwila, Wash., on April 22 to enhance volunteer directors’ understanding of their statutory, fiduciary and regulatory responsibilities.

Twenty-Minute Online Survey Could Provide Critical Information for the Future of Credit Unions

Filene Research Institute is conducting its first North America wide study of credit union governance practices. Credit union CEOs, volunteer directors and analysts will be able to benchmark their governance practices against the best practices in the U.S. and Canada.