Northwest CU Professionals Win Big at CUNA Lending Council Conference

Rivermark Community Credit Union’s Gayle Gustafson received the Phil Greer Award, while Lower Valley Credit Union was recognized for excellence in lending to members of low-to-modest means.

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MAXX Convention Speeds Out of the Gate With Roaring Start

NCUA Chair Rick Metsger, Dear World among those to welcome hundreds of attendees from around the Northwest.

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Young CU Professional? Here’s How to Score Free Auction Seats!

A select few will get the chance to mingle with credit union leaders during the Hollywood Glamour Credit Unions for Kids Auction at the MAXX Convention. Apply now, and one of those select few could be you.

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Political Advocacy With a Side of Slaw

Northwest Young Credit Union Professionals welcomes industry professionals looking to make a difference to political advocacy on the ‘Que!

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Nominate the Best Northwest Credit Unions for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards; Deadline is June 17

Nominating period is now open for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards, which will be presented during the 2016 NWCUA Convention in October.

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.

Rouillard Family Invites Credit Union Community to Memorial

The credit union community is invited to remember one of the Northwest Movement’s most profound contributors, Bruce Rouillard, in two ways—at a memorial service on February 6 and through donations.

Cloud-Based Tech Brings Three States of Credit Union Professionals Together

In collaboration with the Idaho Credit Union League, the Northwest Credit Union Association implemented cloud-based video conferencing to expand its Networking Councils to seven locations across three states.

Young Credit Union Professionals: Apply for Free Auction Seats!

Three lucky up-and-coming credit union leaders will rub elbows with C-level executives from around the region at October’s Roaring ‘20s Auction benefiting Credit Unions for Kids. Apply now for your chance to attend.

Submit Your Entries and Nominations for the 2015 Amplify and CUNA Awards

The most prestigious awards program in the Northwest movement is now accepting nominations and entries. Awards will be announced at the 2015 Amplify Convention in Portland.

Northwest ‘Crashers’ Reflect on Jet Lag, 17-Hour Days, and ‘Unforgettable’ GAC Experience

Two young professionals from the Northwest who “crashed” CUNA’s GAC with support from The Trust and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation share about their experience.

Credit Union Movement to Honor Advocates, Accomplished Professionals and Community Impact on Stage at Amplify October 7-9

Passion, commitment, advocacy and community involvement set cooperative credit unions apart in the financial services world. The NWCUA is accepting 2014 Summit, CUNA, Chapter and Advocacy award nominations through noon on Sunday, July 20.

Gesa’s Griffith, Maps’ Henderson Chosen to be Northwest’s ‘Crashers’ at 2014 GAC

Gesa Credit Union’s Brian Griffith and Maps Credit Union’s Liz Henderson are passionate about sharing the credit union story, and about protecting its place on the financial landscape. And now they’ll get to share that passion on the industry’s biggest advocacy stage. Both have been selected to “crash” CUNA’s 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C., this month.

Deadline Nears for International Credit Union Leadership Program in Brazil

The World Council of Credit Unions is offering scholarships to emerging leaders in the U.S. to work alongside their Brazilian colleagues and learn firsthand how to better serve an increasingly diverse membership.

WCMS Graduates 89 Professionals; Five from Northwest Receive High Honors

Fifteen Northwest credit union professionals were among 89 graduating from the Western CUNA Management School. The Lambda Class of 2013 included five high honors students from the Northwest.

YCUP Seeks Two New Board Members

The Northwest Young Credit Union Professionals group is looking for two new board members. Since it was founded in 2007, YCUP has helped seed countless career opportunities and provided rich networking opportunities.

A.B. Stoddard, Associate Editor of The Hill, to Keynote Amplify Convention

A star-studded line up of speakers will talk media, messaging, innovation, and regulation at Amplify Convention in Portland Oct. 8-10. One of the keynote sessions and talent has been announced.

NWCUF Awards Season Opens; Honors Professional Achievements and Credit Union Community Impact

Credit union professionals dedicate their careers and much of their personal time to fulfill the “People Helping People” philosophy. While some are modest about winning awards for their life’s work, such recognition helps to celebrate and tell the credit union story. Awards season is now open at the NWCUF.