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.

NWCUA Committee Appointments for 2016

The 2016 Northwest Credit Union Association Committee and Task Force network has launched. Nearly 200 credit union professionals are engaged in helping to shape policy, programs, and advocacy efforts.

From Robbery to Advocacy: Rachel Pross Honored as Young CU Pro of the Year

From a small, struggling credit union in Arizona to a leading role in the Northwest movement, Rachel Pross has made a huge impact in a short time. And it all started with a robbery.

Northwest Delegation Joins 4,400 Advocates for Start of Governmental Affairs Conference

It’s the first full day of the 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., where more than 4,400 credit union advocates – including 225 from the Northwest – have gathered to spread the credit union message and address key issues facing the movement.

NWCUA Finalizes Rosters for 2014 Committees and Task Forces

Final rosters are now set for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 2014 committees and task forces after dozens of members answered the call to play a more active leadership role in the Association’s efforts to emphasize the structure, value and impact of the credit union movement.

Harborstone Credit Union Takes Political Advocacy on the Road

What happens when a credit union executive, a state legislator and the NWCUA’s vice president for legislative advocacy decide to visit every one of the credit union’s branches together and talk to every one of its employees about the importance of spreading the “Don’t Tax” message? That’s what Harborstone Credit Union did, and it’s already reaping big rewards.

NWCUA Members Garner Key National Leadership Posts

Northwest credit unions will have a strong national voice on CUNA committees this year. Fourteen credit union leaders have been appointed to committees that help to determine future policy and advocacy positions.

Be Successful in the Year Ahead: What You Need to Know from Your Regulator

On Jan. 24 from 10-11 a.m., the Washington Government Affairs Committee will be hosting a regulatory panel discussion featuring Scott Jarvis, Linda Jekel, Scott Hunt and Mike Dyer. All credit union employees interested in the rapidly changing regulatory environment are invited to attend.

Rep. Hanna Speaks to Oregon Governmental Affairs Committee as Legislature Gears Up for 2012

This Oregon Legislative Update centers around Rep. Bruce Hanna, co-Speaker of the Oregon House, who spoke to the Oregon Governmental Affairs Committee in December about the accomplishments of the 2011 legislative session.

Nominations for 2012 NWCUA Committees Due at Week’s End

The NWCUA is accepting recommendations and self-nominations for its 17 committees and task forces until Friday, Oct. 28. There is also still time to RSVP to attend the Nov. 2 Governmental Affairs Forum in Federal Way, Wash.

Regulators to Speak at Open Forum

The Association’s first Governmental Affairs Forum in Oregon will be held on June 22 in Bend.