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.

46 Credit Union Professionals Earn CUDE Designation

BECU’s Sara Moorehead is one of 46 credit union professionals to become a Certified Credit Union Development Educator.

Last Chance to Nominate Leaders for Amplify Awards!

The deadline for Amplify Awards nominations is Tuesday, June 30. Make your nominations now for the most prestigious awards program in the Northwest.

Global Credit Union Offers a Passport to Culture, Plus $1,000

With its Cultural Passport campaign, Global is inspiring its community to invest in local culture and offering a $1,000 reward to one lucky participant.

Why They Won: Credit Unions, Chapters Honored for Regional, National Efforts

Oregon and Washington credit unions and chapters take a home a pile of awards from the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention, cementing their leadership roles on regional and national stages.

Brandsma, Hein, Nowacki Win Summit Awards at Amplify Convention

Rick Brandsma, who led Sound Credit Union through 14 mergers to become a 21-branch operation with more than $1 billion in assets, was honored Thursday with the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Summit Awards Dinner & Gala in Portland. Jill Nowacki, vice president of development for Maps Credit Union, was honored as Young Credit Union Professional of the Year; Rick Hein, president and CEO of OSU Federal Credit Union, won the Innovation and Impact Award.

NWCUA Launches Updated Credit Union Philosophy Manual

The NWCUA has updated its Credit Union Philosophy Manual, streamlining the certification process and offering credit unions a new-and-improved tool to share the rich history and unique role of credit unions with newcomers to the movement.

In the Spotlight: National CUNA Awards

The CUNA Awards celebrate the credit union tradition, and state-level winners will be recognized during the Association’s Annual Convention prior to national judging.