Making Lives Better: Summit Award Winners Share A Deep Commitment to the Members They Serve

You can talk about how much they love their work. Or how proud they are of what they‘ve accomplished. You can even talk about innovation and their visions for the future. But spend five minutes with Rick Brandsma, Rick Hein, or Jill Nowacki and see if the conversation doesn’t somehow come back around to three simple words: making lives better.

Historic NWCUA, CUES Partnership Strengthens Local Influence

A partnership between the NWCUA and the Credit Union Executive Society will give Northwest credit unions increased access to high-level professional development resources and networking opportunities for their CEOs and executives.

Convention Presentation Materials Available for Download

Many of the speakers and presenters at the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting have made their handouts and presentation materials available for download for member credit unions.

Canadian Credit Union Panel Set to Discuss Shared Issues, Collaborative Opportunities

“Our resources are being stretched, and there is a new federal rule that will soon begin coming into play that regulates credit unions on a federal level,” said Dominic Vinci, vice president and COO of Canada’s Interior Savings Credit Union. “Regulation in Canada is vigorous and getting worse.”

Deepen Member Relationships Profitably

Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group explains how offering the right protection products to the right members at the right time can help credit unions earn recurring non-interest income from satisfied members.

NWCUA Convention Website Goes Live, Registration Now Open

The online home for the NWCUA 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting is now live, offering the first chance to register and to learn more about this year’s speakers, sessions and schedules.

Supreme Court Ruling Creates Concerns, Opportunities for Credit Unions

The Supreme Court ruling mostly upholding the Affordable Health Care Act gives credit unions reasons to address compliance concerns for their coverage.

1 Day Left! Crasher Scholarships Offered to Young CU Professionals

Young credit union professionals have 1 day to apply for a scholarship to America’s Credit Union Conference June 17-20 in San Diego. Crashers will have the opportunity attend the conference and be a part of a Design Thinking Workshop.

Free Discovery Webinar to Address Credit Union Risks and Opportunities

Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group is presenting a free webinar on Feb. 29 to address credit unions’ unprecedented opportunity to capitalize on anti-bank sentiment in a challenging economy.

Can’t-Miss Conversations About Technology, Economic Revival Highlight CEO/Executive Summit

High-level dialogue with economic and technology experts will highlight the CEO/Executive Summit April 25 at Suncadia Resort, where credit union leaders will discuss economic recovery and cutting-edge innovation to better position credit unions.

NWCUA 2012 Calendar of Events: Helping the Movement ‘Flourish’

The NWCUA has released the 2012 Events Calendar, offering opportunities for growth related to every facet of the credit union movement through networking, training and continued education.

Business Lending Opportunities to Keep Your Credit Union Sound

Business Lending presents a huge growth opportunity for credit unions and for job creation in the communities they serve. Two training opportunities in 2012 could keep credit unions from taking the risks that put them on the regulators’ radar screens.

Give Colleagues the Gift of Continued Education

A gift certificate for continued education and professional development through the NWCUA’s Training and Development Department is the perfect gift for friends and co-workers in the credit union movement this holiday season.

Small Credit Unions Invited to NWCUA Collaborative Roundtables

In the financial services cooperative world, there are many common threads: an emphasis on member service and social responsibility and the burden of over-regulation. Because these challenges can be even greater for small credit unions, the NWCUA will offer solutions at three regional roundtables.

Association Town Hall Series Off to Strong Start; Still Additional Opportunities to Attend Next Week

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s senior management team is on the road for a series of Town Hall Meetings with the CEOs of our member credit unions. The Series is off to a strong start, and participants’ suggestions are already being acted upon.

NWCUA 2011 Convention Agenda Packed with Beneficial Learning and Networking Opportunities

The NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting agenda is packed with over 30 workshops designed to improve credit union’s compliance, management of loan portfolios and volunteer boards’ understanding of complex regulations. Four nationally-known speakers will share insight to regulations, effective marketing, technology and grassroots lobbying. The national-level resources are offered at regional-level pricing.

Registration Open for Nov. 3 Online Discovery Conference

Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners

Registration Still Open for CMG’s Nov. 3 Online Discovery Conference

Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners