News: News Releases

Mountain West Credit Union Association Formally Endorses Elizabeth “Liz” Cheney for Congress

Her understanding of the need for regulatory relief led to the endorsement. MWCUA represents 22 credit unions in Wyoming. Denver, CO (July 19, 2016) — The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA), which represents 22 of Wyoming’s federal credit unions, as well as credit unions in Colorado and Arizona, announces it … Read More

CUNA/MWCUA partner to unveil CU Shared Ledger concept at ACUC

June 23, 2016by Lisa J. McCue, CUNA NEWS NOW Credit unions are the original financial services disrupters. And they are the original cooperative cooperators. Those two essential traits of their DNA make them the perfect business model to shake up financial services again by moving squarely into the innovative blockchain … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association To Release Annual Report

  More than 600 Credit Union Professionals Gather at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. & PHOENIX, Az. (April 19, 2016) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) will release its annual report to association members and disclose financial reporting for the year ending December 31, 2015 at its … Read More

Governor Signs Colorado CU Governance Bill

On Friday, April 15, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper held a ceremony as he signed SB 125: Credit Union Governance into law. The new law will give state chartered credit unions in Colorado the ability to compensate board members, as well as allow an audit committee to replace a supervisory committee. The … Read More

Denver-based MWCUA, Carolinas Credit Union League Announce Super Bowl Wager

    DENVER, Co. (February 3, 2016) – The credit union movement is tethered in the spirit of collaboration – but that all flies out the window when Super Bowl 50 is on the line. The Mountain West Credit Union Association, based in Denver, Colo., has offered a bet to … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Announces Partnership for Repossession and Disposition

PHOENIX, Az.  (Jan. 29, 2016)–The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) has finalized a strategic alliance agreement to help Arizona credit unions with asset repossession and disposition.  Powered by PAR North America, Remarketing by Element and Manheim, the new alliance delivers best-in-class providers, each with a proven commitment to serving … Read More

46 CU Professionals Become Certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs) in Dallas

    Foundation adds 4th CU Philosophy Training Session in 2016   Dallas, Texas – Forty-six credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training from the National Credit Union Foundation (the … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association region’s Crashers named

TruWest’s Henzel, Public Service’s Greiving and Reliant Federal’s Phillips to “Crash the GAC” DENVER, CO (January 22, 2016) — Three young professionals have been named to “Crash the GAC” and represent the Mountain West Credit union Association’s tri-state region at next month’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. TruWest Credit … Read More

Treasury, NCUA Partner to Increase Opportunities for Low-Income Credit Unions

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs    Agencies Aim to Double the Number of CDFI Credit Unions in 2016 ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 21, 2016) – The National Credit Union Administration and the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund today signed an agreement that will streamline the application … Read More

House Financial Services Committee passes two CU priority bills

On Wednesday, two of our priority bills in the House Financial Services Committee passed with strong votes. H.R. 2205, the Data Security Act, passed the Committee by a vote of 46-9. This bill would create a single data security standard for all entities that handle sensitive consumer data, as well … Read More