News: Association

Mountain West Credit Union Association Formally Endorses Mark Gordon for Governor of Wyoming

Support of credit unions and understanding of the need for continued regulatory relief led to the endorsement. Denver, CO (August 13, 2018) — The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA), which represents 21 of Wyoming’s federal credit unions, as well as credit unions in Colorado and Arizona, announces it is endorsing Republican … Read More

Meridian Trust Announces New Executive Vice President

Cheyenne, WY – Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union has named Bryan Thomas as Executive Vice President. Mr. Thomas was previously the vice president / chief lending officer at On Tap Credit Union in Golden, CO. Prior to working at On Tap, he was the vice president / chief administration officer … Read More

TruWest® Credit Union and American Lung Association® Announce Partnership in Arizona and Texas

TEMPE, AZ – TruWest Credit Union and the American Lung Association  are excited to announce a joint partnership in furthering community efforts to fight lung disease. The Tempe, Arizona-based credit union will offer financial support for ongoing events as well as robust employee involvement at the local level. “We believe … Read More

House passes reg relief for credit unions;

Washington, DC (July 19, 2018) – Today the House approved H.R. 6147, the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Credit Union National Association (CUNA) supports the legislation as it continues to build upon CUNA’s Campaign for Common-Sense Regulation. The bill would delay the effective date of National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) risk-based capital rule to … Read More

Credit unions show support for several candidates in Tuesday primary election

WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2018) — The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Credit Union Legislative Action Committee (CULAC) are showing support for credit-union friendly congressional candidates in this week’s primary elections. Key states include Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma and Utah with runoff elections in Mississippi and South Carolina. CUNA and the Utah Credit Union Association are supporting former Massachusetts … Read More

Mary Lee Blommel to retire from MWCUA

Last Friday, we held a retirement reception for Mary Lee Blommel. For those that don’t know Mary Lee, you have missed out. She has been with our organization for over 36 years, beginning with the Arizona League in 1982. She has a total of over 57 years in the credit … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association, Maine Credit Union League Announce Support of STATES Act

Bill provides states’ rights and public safety protections DENVER, Co. & WESTBROOK, Me. (June 7, 2018) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) and the Maine Credit Union League (MCUL) today sent a letter to Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) supporting their bill, the Strengthening the … Read More

CUs earn historic victory as House passes S. 2155 reg. relief bill (Source: CUNA)

The House voted Tuesday to pass the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), a bipartisan regulatory relief bill that will provide much needed regulatory relief for credit unions. Having passed the Senate in March, the bill now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature, which is … Read More

New Compliance Communities Announced

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (May 23, 2018) – Support and information on state and federal regulations is now available in one central hub. After successful beta testing, three leagues have joined CUNA for the inaugural launch of CUNA & League Compliance Communities. These new communities, an extension of the CUNA … Read More

Secondary Education Scholarship available in honor of Former CEO Sandy Neves

Aurora, CO – The Sandy Neves Scholarship was named in honor of former Chief Executive Officer Sandy Neves of Fitzsimons Credit Union (FCU). Sandy retired in 2017 after thirty-six years of service to the organization. This scholarship (ranging from $1,000 – $5,000) represents Sandy’s commitment to lifelong learning and her belief that education … Read More