Obama Nominates John Herrera to NCUA Board

Herrera is the SVP for Hispanic and Latino affairs at Durham, N.C.-based Self-Help Credit Union, and previously served as a Commissioner for the North Carolina Credit Union Commission.

CUNA Invites Credit Unions to Webinar Thursday

The Credit Union National Association is inviting member credit unions to take a front row seat to find out what’s in the works at the national level.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Scheduled for Senate Vote

If the bill passes the Senate, it will be sent to Governor Kate Brown to be signed into law.

CUNA Training Offers Professional Certifications in Business Development, Business Lending

Credit union employees who specialize in business lending or business development can earn professional certifications from the Credit Union National Association at training sessions scheduled for this summer.

Washington Legislative Week in Review: Deadline Weeds Out WASHPOT, Other Bills

Several bills of interest to credit unions failed to clear their house of origin by last week’s deadline, but others – including the NWCUA-sponsored credit union merger bill — are still in play and have until Feb. 28 to pass their policy committee in the opposite house.

Services for Dolores Fallis Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16

Long-time Spokane credit union leader Dolores Fallis died Nov. 8. Services are planned for Saturday.

Reputation Manager Anthony Huey to Offer High Impact Communications Training at Amplify

A renowned reputation manager will help credit union professionals create and deliver impactful messages during his presentation at Amplify Convention in Portland. Huey’s communications training will be one of the highlights of an agenda that also includes memorable presentations on innovation, financial services breakthroughs, and the regulatory landscape.

NCUA Chair Matz to Keynote NWCUA’s Amplify Convention

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz will deliver the keynote address at the NWCUA’s Amplify Convention, the Association announced this week. Matz addresses Amplify attendees on Oct. 8, the opening day of the region’s largest gathering of financial services providers.

First Save to Win Prize Drawings Scheduled for May 14

More than 200 Washington consumers have opened Save to Win accounts since the program launched just a month ago. The first cash prize drawings will put $50 into the hands of five lucky winners May 14.

Services Scheduled Saturday for Former State Employees Credit Union CEO Larry Queen

Services are planned Saturday for long time Oregon credit union executive Larry Queen, who passed away late last week.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Bill Scheduled for April 5 Senate Committee Vote

With SB 520 scheduled for a vote in the Oregon Senate General Government, Consumer, and Small Business Protection Committee next Friday, the Oregon Legislature is also considering NWCUA-supported proposals to increase funding for the Oregon Growth Board and Clean Energy Works Oregon.

Inslee Among Scheduled NWCUA Interviews with Key Washington Political Candidates

Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor in Washington, is one of several candidates for office in the state scheduled for an interview with NWCUA member credit unions and advocates during the first week of September.

NCUA Cancels Third Open Meeting, Delays CUSO Final Rule

The NCUA vote scheduled for today on the proposed rule requiring all CUSOs to submit financial reports to the NCUA has been cancelled, likely moving to next month a possible decision.

The IRS Hosts Two Free Webinars in May

The IRS is hosting a pair of free webinars in May to help financial institutions stay safe, sound and compliant. The first will focus on identity theft and online fraud, with the second covering employment law.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

This Washington Legislative Week in Review updates the progress of the Public Funds Bill and details the bills that died after missing last week’s House of Origin Cutoff.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

Friday, Feb. 3 is the first cut-off for non-budget-related bills to pass out of policy committee in the current Washington State legislative session. The Public Funds bill continues to progress and is now eligible for a floor vote in the House.

Filene’s Denise Gabel to headline Feb. 10 Leadership Symposium

Credit union leaders have a rare opportunity to meet face-to-face with the Filene’s Denise Gabel and regulators from Washington and Oregon at the year’s first Leadership Symposium in Portland on Feb. 10.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

Despite a week’s worth of winter weather, a number of bills that could impact credit unions saw progress in the Washington Legislature last week.