It is that time of year again, time for the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. Thousands of credit union professionals and volunteers will come to our nation’s capital to hear speakers ranging from television and sports personalities, authors, senators and congressman to federal regulators.
These photos by John Cooke capture some of the action of the first day of sessions Monday at the 2013 GAC in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON — Retired NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw proposed service academies to prepare public servants, in GAC keynote talk.
NAFCU President/CEO Fred Becker, who announced his retirement Jan. 7, said he will be leaving the credit union industry for good when he leaves the trade July 31.
“There’s nothing worse than an ‘ex’ anything,” outgoing trade group chief says.
President returns from Christmas vacation to take on sequestration showdown.
Another year, another meeting. A reality of the credit union industry is that it is chockablock with conferences, conventions, and more, from CUNA’s sprawling annual Washington Governmental Affairs Conference in late February through the California-Nevada Leagues’shindig on the West Coast toward year end.
Small credit unions in Florida, New York, New Hampshire, Minnesota and Hawaii in mergers with larger credit unions as the new year nears.
Bankers one step away from Transaction Account Guarantee extension without MBL; CUNA says it will continue opposition.
Consolidation creates $88 million credit union. Conversion process expected to be complete by April 1.