Rogue’s $2.5 Million Loyalty Dividend Demonstrates Credit Union Difference

Medford, Oregon-based Rogue Credit Union deposited $2.5 million into the accounts of 81,000 members as part of the first “Rogue Rewards Loyalty Dividend.”

Rogue Credit Union President & CEO Gene Pelham Gives Rural Oregon a Voice on the Fed

A recent appointment to a Federal Reserve advisory council gives this busy CEO yet another chance to represent and support Northwest credit unions and their members.

Rogue, Pacific Crest, Launch Wagon Train Benefitting Credit Unions for Kids

Red Wagons and funds raised at the NWCUA Roaring 20’s Auction are rolling into regional Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Rogue Credit Union and Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union made the season’s first presentation Wednesday at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.

Top Directors Contribute Combined 70 Years of Service to Credit Unions

Credit union board accomplishments were celebrated during the recent Northwest Credit Union Association’s Directors Conference. Honors presented included the Distinguished Impact, Director of the Year and Advocate of the Year awards.

Rogue Student Teller Rises to Manage Branch Where He Started

Derek Reeser of Rogue Credit Union says that working at his high school’s student branch changed his life, and his career trajectory.

Rogue Credit Union Raises Over $24k for Children’s Hospital

By connecting the ask to a holiday promotion and using compelling imagery, Rogue inspired 7,000 members to give to Credit Unions for Kids.

Rogue CEO Named WCMS Chairman, Numerica CEO Welcomed to Board

Gene Pelham named new board Chairman of Western CUNA Management School. Carla Altepeter joins WCMS board.

Northwest Credit Unions Awarded Ten Percent of NCUA’s “Round Two” Grant Pool

In an extraordinary demonstration of collective action, 24 Northwest credit unions worked together to win a Collaboration Grant from NCUA that will fund a package of compliance tools for a full year.

Credit Union Cookies and Long-Nurtured Relationships Rule a Very Busy Day in Salem

It’s a good thing that Oregon credit union advocates brought specially designed cookies with them to the NWCUA’s Legislative Lunch @ the Capitol, because even on a very busy day during a short legislative session, they found lawmakers hungry to hear about the impact credit unions have on the communities they serve.

Troubled Chetco Had ‘No Way Out,’ Rogue CEO Gene Pelham Says

Rogue Credit Union CEO Gene Pelham told the Curry Coastal Pilot this week that Chetco Federal Credit Union had “no way out” of the downward spiral that led to its failure in 2012 and that Rogue “fought really hard” to acquire Chetco’s assets.

Rogue FCU to Retain Chetco’s Oregon Employees and Branches Through Acquisition

Breaking news: Rogue Federal Credit Union will purchase and retain Chetco Federal Credit Union’s Oregon operations, retaining branches and employees. Chetco’s Crescent City, Calif., branch and memberships will be assumed by Coast Central Credit Union. The announcement was made Friday evening by Rogue Federal, Coast Central and the NCUA.

Rogue Federal Credit Union’s Jackson Jones is Credit Union Volunteer of the Year

All volunteer directors are valued, but there is an extra special twist to the story of Jackson Jones. A retired school teacher who has given 44 years of service to his credit union is the 2012 Summit Awards “Credit Union Volunteer of the Year.”

Rogue Federal Masters Low-Cost Media Coverage and Event Ownership

From soup to nuts, Rogue Federal is large and in charge of community events and media coverage in Medford. What’s the secret sauce? Read on to find out.

Oregon Community Credit Union Brings Home Hardware For Advocacy, Community Service

Oregon Community Credit Union was honored last month with two advocacy awards and with the Dora Maxwell Award for community service. Rogue FCU was recognized as a Dora Maxwell runner-up for its work teaching financial literacy to children.

Member & Chapter News

Mega-merger creates $1bn CU in WA, plus the Association launches a brand new Chapter website.