News and information about the happenings within the Northwest credit union movement
Credit unions in Colorado, Arizona and Wyoming have cast an affirmative vote to merge their respective state associations into a new Mountain West Credit Union Association, with headquarters in Denver and offices and staff maintained in both Phoenix and Casper, Wyo.
The Credit Union Association of Oregon and the Washington Credit Union League announced last week that their Boards of Directors have signed a letter of intent to merge after more than 20 years of on-again, off-again discussion.
Cities have been tentatively chosen for Washington credit unions to discuss and provide feedback about the proposed merger of the Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon. They include Longview, Yakima, Spokane, Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia.
The Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon Board of Directors have set the dates and times for the August Town Hall meetings to discuss the proposed merger of the two trade groups.
The Washington Credit Union League and the Oregon Credit Union Association will begin Town Hall meetings next week to discuss the proposed merger of the two trade groups.
Paper ballots on the merger of the Washington Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Oregon will arrive in delegates’ mailboxes Thursday, Oct. 21.
Two reports by the Credit Union Timesâ€™ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.
Ballots must be postmarked no later than this Thursday, Nov. 4.
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