Advocacy Archives

CUNA sets young professionals advo training for Sept. 9, 23

CUNA sets young professionals advo training for Sept. 9, 23

CUNA will conduct its third annual Young Professionals Advocacy training in September, a full-day program teaching the benefits of advocacy, how to build strong relationships with members of Congress and best practices for in-district and [...]

CUNA leaders meet with new NCUA board member Todd Harper

CUNA leaders meet with new NCUA board member Todd Harper

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan, Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer Elizabeth Eurgubian and Senior Director of Advocacy and Counsel Mitria Wilson met with new NCUA board member Todd Harper Wednesday to [...]

Advocacy is the key to sales

Advocacy is the key to sales

Six years ago, a now $16 billion bank began to acquire nearly 75 branches in the Western U.S. from one of the nation’s largest banks. Initially, there was a lot of deposit runoff ([...]

Row, row, row your boat down the cooperative CU stream

Row, row, row your boat down the cooperative CU stream

Another CUNA GAC has come and gone, another Wegner Dinner under our belts, and with that comes a renewed sense of purpose and excitement for the credit union movement. I don’t know about everyone [...]

CUs fill social media with #CUDifference hashtag during Hill visits

CUs fill social media with #CUDifference hashtag during Hill visits

Credit unions wrapped up another successful, record-breaking CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference Thursday with the last of their visits to Capitol Hill. During the week credit union advocates visited with every Congressional office to tell stories [...]

How to be a credit union advocate

How to be a credit union advocate

We have millions of stories to tell. Every credit union member – all 115 million in the United States – has a unique perspective on how they benefit from their credit union.  Then there are the 5,[...]