Breaking Down Statewide Election Results in OR, WA

Pro credit union candidates posted strong showings in the Northwest. We broke down how your support translated at the ballot box, and how that advocacy will continue.

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National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

Applications must be received by October 14.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Salal moves to First Hill; STCU gets neighborly with Urban Outfitters; Red Canoe hosts car seat safety clinic; and ACU team member receives JBLM Hall of Fame honors.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Seeking Nominations for Five Seats on Board of Directors

Nominations are now being accepted for five seats on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors. Nominations will be accepted beginning today and must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27.

Northwest Credit Union Association Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

Nominations will be accepted beginning March 12 for four seats on the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 11-member board of directors.

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.

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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.

NWCUA Seeks Interim Director for District 7 Board Seat

The NWCUA is seeking nominations for an interim director to fill the District 7 board seat vacated by the resignation of Prevail’s Tom Graves. Nominations are due by Dec. 28, 2012.

Nominations Open for National Credit Union Foundation Board

The National Credit Union Foundation is seeking nominations for three board seats—one system affiliate seat and two credit union executive seats, including the seat currently held by former BECU President and CEO Gary Oakland.

Last Call for Nominations for Foundation Board of Trustees

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is seeking candidates interested in helping carry out its mission to serve as elected members of the Foundation’s board of trustees. Those interested must submit a written declaration of candidacy by Monday, June 18.

Bonamici Wins Oregon House Seat with Credit Union Support

Suzanne Bonamici won the Oregon 1st District House seat in Tuesday’s special election with the support of the NWCUA and volunteers from Oregon credit unions. Among her “top priorities,” she says, will be raising the credit union MBL cap.

Washington Congressional and Legislative Maps Finalized

This Washington legislative update explains the details of the new political map that was unanimously approved by the state’s Redistricting Commission Sunday evening.

Oregon Legislator Calls for Shift of Public Funds to Credit Unions

This Oregon legislative update outlines Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith’s push to create the Credit Union Depository Pool and gives up-to-date information about local elections and the upcoming state Joint Revenue Committee meeting.

NWCUA Announces Support of Bonamici in Race to Fill Vacated House Seat

The NWCUA has announced that it will support Suzanne Bonamici in the race to fill the Oregon House seat left vacant by David Wu’s August resignation. Bonamici currently represents District 17 in the Oregon State Senate.

Changes on the Horizon in the Oregon House

This Oregon legislative update explains how the Oregon House of Representatives will look different after 2012, as several House members have announced their resignation or are running for a different office.

Contenders Line Up for Wu’s Seat

Governor John Kitzhaber announced publically that he intends to announce a date for a special primary election for the 1st District seat that will give the Secretary of State sufficient time for an election.

Salem Setting Up for Next Session, Election

This Oregon legislative update covers various leadership and staffing changes in Salem, including a new Oregon House Democratic leader.

League Announces Support for Third District Contender

Credit union professionals from throughout Clark, Cowlitz and Thurston counties gathered at Fibre Federal Credit Union to show their support of third Congressional district contender Jaime Herrera as the Washington Credit Union League announced its official support for her campaign.