Two NW CU Leaders Elected to FHLB Des Moines Board

For the first time in more than a decade, Oregon’s seat on the FHLB Board of Directors will be occupied by a credit union representative. OnPoint’s Rob Stuart joins BECU’s Benson Porter on the board in January.

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National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

Applications must be received by October 14.

Forward-Looking Debie Keesee Continues Northwest Presence on CUNA Board of Directors

Debie Keesee, CEO of Spokane Media Federal Credit Union, has begun her term on the CUNA Board of Directors, maintaining a Northwest presence on the Board.

NCUA Vice Chair Metsger Outlines his Four Regulatory Relief Priorities

Along with the four priorities, Metsger said he wants to take certain issues out of the NCUA’s hands and put them in the hands of credit union directors, “where they belong.”

Senate Confirms McWatters to NCUA Board

The U.S. Senate confirmed J. Mark McWatters as the newest member of the NCUA board. He will take office as the NCUA prepares to finalize the controversial risk-based capital rule.

Senate Vote Possible This Week on McWatters’ Confirmation to NCUA

The U.S. Senate could vote this week to confirm J. Mark McWatters as the newest member of the NCUA board.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Seeks Three Asset-Based Trustees

The NWCUF is seeking three candidates dedicated to the Foundation’s mission and objectives to serve on its board of trustees. The new trustees will fill board seats based on asset size, with an application deadline of Nov. 19, 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.

Uncontested Election Means Most of Current NWCUA Board Will be Re-Seated in October

The NWCUA finalized its new board of directors this week, moving to an 11-member board from the initial 18-member board that came together with the January 2011 merger. Ten of the 11 newly chosen members were incumbents, and all 11 ran unopposed.

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.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Plans Board Elections

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is seeking nominees dedicated to its mission and objectives who will work to carry out the Foundation’s vision as elected members of its board of trustees.

NWCUA Seeks Nominations for Board of Directors

The NWCUA will accept nominations for all board of director positions from April 16-30. Board members are responsible for establishing the Association’s policy and governance direction and representing their district or asset-size category.

NCUA Stings NW CUs with Early Redemption of Corporate CDs

Northwest credit unions will lose millions of dollars in interest income as the result of the forced early redemption of term certificates deposited in WesCorp.

Washington Gov. Gregoire Won’t Run in 2012

Yesterday, Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire announced that she would not stand for a third term in 2012, leaving politicos to contemplate the future for both her and the office she will leave after eight years.

Help Boards Perform Without Using Term Limits

Convention speaker Rory Rowland outlines how credit unions can address with underperforming boards without the use of term limits, which can also eliminate quality leadership.

Credit Union Implements Board Term Limits to Increase Member Engagement

Through a methodical and deliberate process, management and the board came up with a process that addressed concerns and prepared the credit union for the future.

National Credit Union Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2 Board Seats

NCUF has two board seats available – both are for credit union executive or director seats. Now seeking Volunteer nominations.