News: Association

MWCUA’s Cranston speaks at inaugural tech meeting for CU Ledger effort

Last month, Rick Cranston, board member for the National Credit Union Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (NCU-ISAO) headed to Florida for it’s inaugural tech meeting held at the Kennedy Space Center. This was the initial next step in connecting our MWCUA credit unions to cybersecurity, information sharing and fraud based … Read More

Landings Credit Union has its Crasher!

Phoenix, AZ – Landings Credit Union and the Mountain West Credit Union Association are pleased to announce that Tara Roether, Marketing Specialist for Landings Credit Union in Tempe, Arizona has been selected to attend Crash the GAC by The Cooperative Trust and Credit Union National Association and represent the Mountain … Read More

Brayman-Beach Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation is seeking applicants for the 2017 Brayman-Beach Scholarship. One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a member of a Colorado-based credit union seeking a business degree from a four-year accredited institution. “There is no better way to convey the ‘people helping … Read More

Court Dismisses Bankers’ Frivolous MBL Lawsuit Against NCUA

Washington (Jan. 24, 2017) – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) issued a statement today regarding U.S. District Court Judge James Cacheris’ granting of the National Credit Union Administration’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Independent Community Bankers of … Read More

MWCUA Hosts Wyoming Legislative Reception

January 11, the MWCUA staff and member credit unions in Wyoming held the annual legislative reception in Cheyenne. Governor Mead joined many state representatives and senators, along with other senior level employees at the gathering held at Little America. The event is held in conjunction with the opening of the … Read More

Coopera, Federation usher in more Juntos Avanzamos-designated credit unions

Collective of credit unions serving the Hispanic community grows nationwide DES MOINES, IA (January 4, 2017) — The credit union movement gained two more Juntos Avanzamos-designated cooperatives in the fourth quarter of 2016. The designation, which translates to “Together, we advance,” is a national recognition of the work and commitment … Read More

Kent Oram, Mandy Jones, and Stephanie Teubner join Western CUNA Management School Board

Ontario, CA (January 4, 2017) — Idaho Central Credit Union President and CEO Kent Oram, and Oregon Community Credit Union President and CEO Mandy Jones have joined the Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) Board of Trustees. In addition, Blue Federal Credit Union President and CEO Stephanie Teubner recently joined the … Read More

Earn CPE Credits at November Financial Strategies Seminar

The Financial Strategies Seminar, scheduled for November 9 in Phoenix, AZ is the ideal opportunity to earn some CPE Credits and learn more about what’s going on in the finance sector. Managing risks while maintaining stability and growth is a constant challenge for financial institutions, especially in a complex regulatory … Read More

World Council Announces New Leadership Award

Recognizes Emerging Female Leader Boulder, Colorado – Nicole Brusewitz, Vice President of Education and Events at the Mountain West Credit Union Association, has been selected as the first winner of the Global Women’s Leadership Network “Emerging Leader” award which recognizes the accomplishments of an up-and-coming female leader working in the U.S. … Read More

Center for Credit Union Leadership Releases Leadership Study Results

Data provides insight into high-performing credit union CEOs LAS VEGAS, Nv. (October 13, 2016) – The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation (MWCUF), in collaboration with the Center for Credit Union Leadership, presented the results of its most recent survey at the CEO & Board Chair Summit, and exclusive gathering of … Read More