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The Association Compliance team has more than 80+ years of industry-specific experience in credit union compliance and operations. We provide individualized compliance consultation that meets your credit union’s needs for efficiency and growth, while maintaining effective and compliant operations. We are experts in our fields, working only to serve you!

Compliance Community

The compliance community is a dedicated space for credit union compliance professionals. Designed by credit unions, the compliance community is the interactive hub for all your compliance needs. Click on the Compliance Community to find answers to compliance questions, interact with your peers and access your Association’s compliance resources.


AffirmX helps financial institutions stay on top of governance, risk, and compliance. AffirmX helps financial institutions reduce risk management workloads, anxieties and costs through our patented Risk Intel Center platform. The scalable, fee-based platform draws on internal data sources as well as multiple external industry data sources to help clients revolutionize the way they audit and review alignment with policy, strategy, regulation and community. For more information, contact Julie Kappenman, VP of Compliance Operations, 800.477.1697, ext. 3324 –jkappenman@gowest.org.


Team contact information:

Julie Kappenman, VP of Compliance Operations, 800.477.1697, ext. 3324 –jkappenman@gowest.org

Laura McFadden, Director of Association Compliance Services, 800.477.1697, ext. 3279 – lmcfadden@gowest.org

Sara Shubra, Executive Administrator , 800.477.1697, ext. 3281 – sshubra@gowest.org

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