Two NW Entries Make Top 15 in CUES Next Top CU Exec Competition

What began as more than 200 young credit union leaders at the beginning of the nomination process has made it to the next round.

Succession Planning Critical for Credit Unions

Recent leadership changes in the Northwest show that succession planning is not only critical, it can add value to operations and help attract and retain top talent. Amplify speaker to share strategy.

Emerging Leaders, Session I: Acronyms, ‘Seasons of Organization’ and Plenty of Self-Reflection

How does Verity Credit Union’s Jeremy Sankwich, the winner of the NWCUA’s Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest, sum up the program’s first three-day session? “Woo-hoo!”

NWCUA’s A/LM Conference to Address Interest Rate Risk, Mitigating Exposure

Interest rate risk and mitigating exposure will be among the key topics when the Northwest Credit Union Association hosts an interactive Asset/Liability Management Conference in March.

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders: Deadline Nears for 2014 Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest

Emerging Leaders have until Tuesday, Jan. 14, to nominate a co-worker, employee, boss — or themselves! — for the 2014 Emerging Leadership Scholarship Contest and a chance to nurture and refine their leadership presence.

New NCUA Regulation Requires Development of Interest Rate Risk Policy and Process by Sept. 30

A new NCUA rule requires federally-insured credit unions with assets greater than $50 million to develop an interest rate risk management policy by Sept. 30. An upcoming NWCUA training on A/LM promises to help credit unions comply with the new rule.

Mindset Shifts That Have Helped Credit Unions Thrive

John Myers of c. myers will be leading Asset Liability Management trainings in Oregon and Washington in March. He writes here about philosophies and priorities that can help credit unions flourish in a competitive marketplace.