Express Advantage’s Dave Sieminski to Join CFPB’s Office of Financial Empowerment

Dave Sieminski, managing director of Express Advantage Credit Union, has accepted a position in the CFPB’s Office of Financial Empowerment, a division whose work focuses specifically on leveling the playing field for low- and moderate-income consumers and empowering them to make better financial decisions.

CUAid Activated in Response to Colorado Wildfires, Credit Unions Urged to Help

The National Credit Union Foundation Activated CUAid.coop to support credit union people affected by the Colorado wildfires. Washington and Oregon credit unions are urged to contribute.

ATM Fee Placard Bill Unanimously Approved by House Committee, Headed for Vote

Legislation that would do away with the physical fee notice currently required on ATMs was unanimously approved by the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday morning and is expected to receive a floor vote in the House in July.

Twelfth District CDIAC Meets to Discuss Regional Economy, Strategy

The 12th District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) met on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in San Francisco to discuss the state of the regional economy and the issues it faces. Advantis’ Ron Barrick is the council’s vice chairman.

Linn-Co FCU Accepts Dora Maxwell and Desjardins CUNA Awards

Linn-Co Federal Credit Union in Lebanon, Ore., won two of 11 CUNA awards presented at the recent NWCUA Convention. Over the next several weeks, Anthem will provide detailed reports on the winning credit unions’ outstanding contributions to their communities.