Northwest Delegation Over 200 Strong at CUNA GAC; Rick Hein Receives Prestigious Advocacy Award

Thousands of credit union advocates from across the nation are gathered in Washington D.C. this week for the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. Against that backdrop, Oregon State Credit Union’s Rick Hein received the nation’s highest advocacy honor.

Senate Confirms McWatters to NCUA Board

The U.S. Senate confirmed J. Mark McWatters as the newest member of the NCUA board. He will take office as the NCUA prepares to finalize the controversial risk-based capital rule.

Mr. Metsger Goes to Washington: An Exclusive Interview with Rick Metsger, the NCUA’s Newest Board Member

New board member Rick Metsger says he’ll bring a Northwest perspective to the NCUA, along with a belief that “we can meet our regulatory responsibility while working to not unduly burden well-meaning credit unions.”

U.S. Senate Confirms Oregonian Rick Metsger to NCUA Board

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Oregonian Rick Metsger’s nomination to serve on the NCUA board. Metsger joins the regulatory agency following a swearing in ceremony.

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Former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger Nominated by President Obama to NCUA Seat

President Obama has announced his nomination of former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger to become a member of the NCUA Board of Directors.

Congressman Larsen Visits Whatcom Educational, North Coast Credit Unions

Rep. Rick Larsen of Washington’s Second District visited Whatcom Educational Credit Union and North Coast Credit Union as part of a visit to Bellingham to explore job creation opportunities in the region.