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Remembering Terry Belcoe, Former Association Board Member, Longtime CU Advocate & Fixture of Skagit, WA

The North Coast Credit Union President and CEO leaves behind two daughters and a lofty legacy as a community leader in Washington.

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Strategic Link Question of the Week

Our credit union has implemented a few marketing campaigns in the past, but are getting frustrated by our inability to track their effectiveness. What can we do to figure out if there has been any effect?

Credit Union Workers Association Honors NWCUA’s Rockwell at Final Meeting

Kasey Rockwell was honored with the Anna Read Award at the final annual meeting of the Credit Union Workers Association last week. CUWA has presented the annual award since 1986 for outstanding contributions to CUWA and the credit union movement.

Morrell Tabbed to Lead Peninsula Credit Union

Peninsula Credit Union has named Northwest credit union stalwart Jim Morrell its new president and CEO, succeeding Steve Gorseth, who plans to retire in June.

Rating Agencies Call One-Fourth of Northwest Banks Problematic

Bauer Financial and Highline Financial found that 24 percent of Washington-based banks and 16 percent of Oregon-based banks are considered problematic or troubled.

Numerica Credit Union Chief Executive Officer Announcement

After an extensive search, the Numerica Credit Union board appointed Carla Altepeter as the credit union’s new Chief Executive Officer, replacing the retiring Dennis Cutter.

General Sessions Set the Pace for Convention

The general sessions at the Washington Credit Union League Convention and Annual Business Meeting set the pace and tone for attendees’ daily activities and then help those attendees regroup at the end of the day.

2010 Capitol Advocacy Award Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 Capitol Advocacy Award to recognize credit unions that have been leaders and participants in legislative and regulatory grassroots advocacy over the past year.