Celebrating one year leading CUNA, President and CEO Jim Nussle announced big changes including a dues reduction, expense savings, expanded membership, and more. Next week he will address Northwest credit unions at Amplify Convention in Portland.
St. Helens Community Credit Union President and CEO Brooke Van Vleet published an Op-Ed showing credit unions’ impact and stabilizing force on Oregon communities.
NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang published an op-ed column in The Oregonian last week outlining the benefits of the cooperative structure and refuting recent attacks on the credit union tax exemption. “The credit union model, regardless of a credit union’s size, is as relevant and critical to consumer choice as ever before,” he wrote.
For Kristen Christian, the year since she founded Bank Transfer Day has been a whirlwind, but she remains committed to the day’s original goal. “I’ve been so proud to see credit unions share the unique implementations of the ‘people helping people’ mission,” she said.
The Hill, considered a must-read for federal lawmakers, showcased the work this week of NWCUA Board Chair Debie Keesee, publishing her op-ed piece supporting supplemental capital.