NW Plus Announces Scholarship Winners

Each year the number of applications grow and the scholarship candidates become more diverse in their attributes and career goals.

Numerica Announces Student Scholarship Recipients

$7,500 awarded to five high school seniors.

Maps Community Foundation Awards 13 College Scholarships

The 2016 awards bring the amount that the Foundation has given away in scholarships to more than $110,000 since 2005.

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

Unitus Community Credit Union supports Doernbecher; Industrial Credit Union hosts shredding event; Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union CEO to Co-Chair business event; Columbia awards scholarships to Vancouver students; Rogue Credit Union honored; STCU promotes two to VP.

Solarity Credit Union Awards Five Students With Scholarships

One recipient, who is studying to bring health care to underserved populations, lauds the credit union for supporting graduate students as well as others.

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

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union members reelect three board members, WSECU and partner donate nearly $15K to state parks, iQ Credit Union promotes John Hapke to vice president of consumer lending and Solarity Credit Union awards $10K in scholarships.

Dan Hein Named President/CEO of Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Employees Federal Credit Union

Dan Hein, the Northwest Credit Union Association’s vice president of finance, has been named president and CEO of Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Employees Federal Credit Union. He will replace longtime CEO Carnot Reeff, who is retiring after 26 years.

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

Gesa Credit Union names Don Miller president and CEO after a nationwide search; Bill Before, STCU’s chief financial officer, is now also its chief lending officer; Columbia Credit Union names Paul Stednitz vice president of branch services; St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union promotes Steve Jensen to chief credit officer; Harborstone Credit Union, Numerica Credit Union, O Bee Credit Union, PrimeSource Credit Union and Rogue Credit Union make the season merry for Northwest families and nonprofits.

Andy Hines, Notable Futurist at the University of Houston Graduate Program, Slated to Speak at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference

Futurist Andy Hines will address credit union directors at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference this week. Hines believes technology, economic, environmental and other financial trends bode well for credit unions.

Maps Partners with WOU to Bring Financial Literacy to University’s Mentoring Program

Maps Credit Union is helping to fund scholarships for student peer mentors at Western Oregon University, and the university, in turn, is working closely with Maps to add a financial literacy component to the mentoring program’s curriculum.

Oregon Legislative Update: Betsy Close Chosen to Replace Sen. Frank Morse

This Oregon Legislative Update details the appointment of Betsy Close to the State Senate and provides updated voter registration figures in Oregon leading up to the November election.

Members in the News

Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.

Can’t-Miss Conversations About Technology, Economic Revival Highlight CEO/Executive Summit

High-level dialogue with economic and technology experts will highlight the CEO/Executive Summit April 25 at Suncadia Resort, where credit union leaders will discuss economic recovery and cutting-edge innovation to better position credit unions.

Member & Chapter News

Kitsap CU elects a new board chair, plus an Oregon chapter meeting announcement.

The Knowledge Curve: Quantifying the Value in Disciplined Investing

One of the most intriguing similarities among credit union management teams is their lack of awareness with regards to the wide disparity between top performing investment portfolios and bottom performing investment portfolios.

Member Directions November 16, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.