GAC Kicks Off Today, CUNA Unveils New Vision

Posted by Marissa Anema Monday, February 25, 2013 10:44:00 AM


WASHINGTON – CUNA officially kicks off its 2013 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) today. The over 4,200 credit union representatives in attendance in Washington will hear CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney unveil a new strategic vision for the credit union movement this morning.

CUNA president/CEO Bill Cheney addressing GAC attendees this morning.

According to CUNA, for more than a year, it has been reaching out to credit unions, leagues, system partners, and its leadership to develop and present a strategic vision to guide and inspire the movement's advocacy, communications and planning. Presentation of this new initiative and what it will mean for CUNA, leagues, and credit unions going forward will be the focus of Cheney's remarks to the GAC audience this morning.

Also during the 2013 GAC, which kicks off today and wraps up on Thursday, credit union representatives from across the nation will hear presentations by high-profile policymakers and get the latest information on top credit union issues.

The conference will also feature breakout sessions on state- and federal-level tax discussions, hot exam issues for 2013, building powerful alliances across co-op sectors, managing changes in lending rules, and many other sessions taken from the front pages of credit union news. CUNA will also holds its 79th Annual General Meeting, the association's yearly business meeting. 

The NJCUL will host a NJ Delegation Dinner on Tuesday and Hike-the-Hill on Wednesday.


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