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What to Know From Recent CUNA, NASCUS Cybersecurity Symposium

Also, the latest legal briefs and your compliance question, answered.

State, Federal Regulators to Share Insights on Hot-Button Issues at Leadership Symposium

Northwest credit union leaders will get to rub elbows with state and federal regulators next week at the 2014 Leadership Symposium and Small Credit Union Roundtable, where the NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital proposal and guidance surrounding the banking of legal marijuana businesses will be front and center.

National Speakers Bring Operational Efficiencies, Employee Engagement and Inspiration to Northwest

Northwest credit union leaders heard some candid messages from management specialists Joseph Prunty and Michael Neill at the Small Credit Union Roundtable and NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium events last week. Attendee takeaways: balancing focus on profitability with focus on employee engagement.

Small Credit Union Roundtable, NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium Will Explore Talent Wars and Operations Efficiencies

Nationally acclaimed experts and Northwest credit union leaders will outline clear strategies for credit unions to win talent-recruiting wars and leverage regulatory and revenue opportunities Nov. 5-6 at the Small Credit Union Roundtable and NWCUA/CUES Leadership Symposium.

When Rivermark Members Speak, Legislators Listen

Within just a few hours of receiving a call to action from Rivermark President/CEO Scott Burgess, thousands of Rivermark members responded, signing the NWCUA’s online petition opposing the bank lobby’s attack on credit unions’ tax structure.

NWCUA’s Partnership with CUES Kicks Off with Spring Leadership Symposium

The NWCUA is teaming with the OR/WA Northwest Council of CUES to present the Spring Leadership Symposium, which will feature a discussion with CUNA’s Paul Gentile about raising credit unions’ visibility in addition to legislative updates and networking opportunities.

Has the Credit Union Movement Reached a Strategic Inflection Point?

During his presentation at the Leadership Symposium on June 21, CUNA Mutual’s John Lass will discuss whether the credit union system has reached a strategic inflection point, a time when an industry must completely retool its model to stay relevant.

The Basics of Engaging Credit Union Membership in Partisan Politics

Dennis Pierce, CEO of CommunityAmerica Credit Union in Kansas City, Mo., and a featured presenter at the NWCUA’s upcoming Leadership Symposium, discusses the importance of political advocacy for credit unions and easy tips for effective engagement.

Was Bank Transfer Day Good for Credit Unions? Depends Who You Ask

Three months after Bank Transfer Day, it’s still unclear whether leadership feels it had a positive or negative impact on credit unions. An exercise at the first Leadership Symposium produced some interesting findings.

Credit Union Leaders to Gather in Oregon for Legislative Summit, Leadership Symposium

This week’s Legislative Leadership Summit and Leadership Symposium offer credit union leaders in the Northwest two critical opportunities to advocate for the movement and lobby legislators.

Leadership Symposium Hot Topic: Are Your New Members Taking Out Loans?

Keeping the shine on credit unions following Bank Transfer Day and face-to-face dialog with state and federal regulators will highlight the first-ever Leadership Symposium Feb. 10 in Portland.

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.