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MAXXimum Impact: 2016 MAXX Convention Brings Together Best of NW CU Movement

More than 150 credit unions, 500 Movement leaders, and 100 business partners gathered for the three day convention to share ideas, learn the newest operational solutions for their members, and glimpse at 2017 and beyond during Your Association’s Annual Business Meeting.

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CO-OP’s Hollen to be Recognized at Wegner Awards

Herb Wegner Memorial Awards are presented during CUNA GAC in February.

Association Urges Exam Improvements in Letter to NCUA

Chair Metsger established the exam flexibility initiative, requesting input from stakeholders. Now is your chance to add your voice and influence the debate.

Revamped Manual Helps CUs Bring New Hires up to Speed on Philosophy

Updated manual covers the foundation of credit unions’ democratic structure, along with the value they bring to members.

CULAC FAQ

July is CULAC Month! We have some frequently asked questions on what CULAC is, and how your credit union can engage during July, and year-round in supporting credit union champions to Congress.

NWCUA Releases CU Sidekick Smartphone App, Putting 157 Credit Unions With One Voice, on One Screen

CU Sidekick will place dozens of NWCUA member resources in members hands, literally—from webinars and seminars to upcoming events, to Anthem, credit union contacts and advocacy.

“Global” Perspective on Advocacy: How to Get Involved in Supporting the Credit Union Movement

Anthem talked to Linda Crane of Global Credit Union, who coordinated the 2015 award-winning efforts on credit union advocacy, about getting started, implementing a long-term strategy, and how car washes raise more than dollars.

Sound CU CEO Richard Brandsma Looks Back

Sound Credit Union President & CEO Richard Brandsma retires after nearly four decades of strong, principled leadership with the Credit Union Movement. Anthem talked to him about his beginnings, challenges, and how he almost chose a career as a tax collector with the IRS.

Set the Stage for Career Growth; WCMS Scholarship Available

A three-year scholarship is available for a Northwest credit union employee to attend the prestigious Western CUNA Management School. The combination of on campus and in-credit union curriculum is considered to be among the nation’s highest level educational opportunities for credit union professionals.

Merkley Tells GAC Delegates He Will Cosponsor Wyden’s MBL Parity Bill

The Northwest sent one of the largest delegations to CUNA GAC to message the Credit Union Difference. The group visited with all Northwest Members of Congress and U.S. Senators.

Yakima Valley Credit Unions Collaborate to Contribute to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital received some “credit union love” and generous Credit Unions for Kids contributions on January 13.

Calling all CEOs: Town Hall Series Kicks Off January 21

Mark your calendar to attend a CEO Town Hall meeting in 2016. The first opportunity to network with your Association and your peers is in Vancouver, on January 21.

80 Years Young and More Innovative Than Ever

As CUNA Mutual Group enters its ninth decade, Troy Stang shows how the company’s innovation and legacy serve credit unions, members, and the Movement.

Pat Smith Inducted Into CUES Hall of Fame

CUES cited Smith’s long list of professional achievements and contributions to the Credit Union Movement in adding her to the distinguished company of the CUES Hall of Fame.

Answer the Credit Union Movement Call: Volunteer for Committees

Volunteer for a Northwest Credit Union Association Committee or Task Force, and lend your skills to the critical work of advancing the Credit Union Movement.

Stang Calls for 5-Million-Seat Strategy

During his annual President’s Address, NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang challenged Northwest credit unions to engage their directors, managers, staff, and members in credit union advocacy.

Get the Latest Movement Updates at Amplify Convention

The credit union movement is evolving rapidly to meet the changing demands of consumers in a dynamic legislative and regulatory landscape. October’s Amplify Convention in Portland offers the latest news.

Northwest Credit Union Educators Among Nation’s Most Effective, Says NYIB

Financial education is part of the credit union DNA, and Northwest credit unions lead that charge. The National Youth Involvement Board reports nationally, credit unions reached 366,356 students last year.