On the Move: Unitus and OnPoint Welcome New Senior Leadership

Steven Stapp comes to Unitus from San Francisco Federal Credit Union, while Stephen Owen joins OnPoint as COO.

Numerica Announces Student Scholarship Recipients

$7,500 awarded to five high school seniors.

NCUF Twitter Chat on Senior Citizens Set for June 8

National Credit Union Foundation to focus on elder fraud in recognition of Older American’s Month.

Maren Gatchell Joins NWCUA as Senior Accounting Specialist

Maren Gatchell, who has worked for state- and federally-chartered credit unions since 2003, has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as its senior accounting specialist.

Free CUNA Webinar to Address Key Aspects of NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital Proposal

Can the NCUA’s proposed Rick-Based Capital Rule be fixed? That’s the question CUNA will ask in a free one-hour webinar that will explore key aspects of the proposal. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19, and is limited to the first 500 registrants.

Vance, Wooden Join Esteemed Colleagues in Filene’s i3 Program

Two credit union thought leaders with Northwest ties are among the 15 executives selected for membership in the Filene Research Institute’s i3 program. Matt Vance of Salal and Brett Wooden, formerly of Unitus and now with a Texas credit union, will make a two year commitment to help develop new ideas and innovations for credit unions.

Governance Guidance: NASCUS Training Helps Volunteer Directors Stay Sharp

NASCUS will host a day-long credit union board of directors training in Tukwila, Wash., on April 22 to enhance volunteer directors’ understanding of their statutory, fiduciary and regulatory responsibilities.

Credit Unions ‘Study Abroad’ During Wednesday’s General Sessions

The general sessions at Convention Wednesday had a distinctly international flavor thanks to a keynote address from Arnold Kuijpers of Rabobank Nederland and an afternoon panel discussion with leaders of the Canadian credit union movement.

Breakout Breakdown: Convention Sessions Offer Resources from All Angles

Want to take a sneak peek at the credit union of the future? Interested in establishing or growing an MBL portfolio? Looking for ways to curb plastic card fraud? These are just a few of the topics to be covered in breakout sessions at the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting.

CUNA Mutual Group Webinar: Staying in Compliance

As demanding regulatory changes are introduced, it is important to have a compliance strategy. Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group is offering a webinar called “Staying in Compliance,” focusing on risk-management tips and best-practices to address the hottest compliance trends and issues affecting your world today.

NWCUA Convention Website Goes Live, Registration Now Open

The online home for the NWCUA 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting is now live, offering the first chance to register and to learn more about this year’s speakers, sessions and schedules.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Turns its Attention to Elder Financial Abuse

The CFPB is hoping to learn more about the many ways in which older Americans are financially exploited and about the best practices for elder financial management.

CUNA Mutual Hosting Webinar on Proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage Rules

The webinar will feature representatives from the Credit Union National Association, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and CMG Mortgage Insurance Company, and will encourage comment by the August 1 deadline.

Governor Signs Credit Union Modernization Bill

The Association scored its first victory for Oregon credit unions when Governor John Kitzhaber signed SB 177, the Credit Union Act update bill, on Tuesday.

New Interchange Push Needed as Senate Schedules Vote

The Association asks CUs and their members to contact senators through letters, Facebook, calls, and local town-hall meetings, a list of which are in this article.

Member Directions August 2, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.

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.