CUNA and League victories on both the legislative and regulatory fronts position credit unions to take advantage of opportunities in 2017, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan said Monday. Donovan called 2016 a “remarkable” year from a credit union advocacy perspective and said credit unions are well positioned for continued success in 2017.
“Building off of what credit unions, leagues and CUNA were able to accomplish in 2016 will help credit unions continue to be able to meet the needs of their members, and it will allow consumers to continue to have access to a strong, safe credit union system,” Donovan said. “With the opportunity before us to improve the operating environment for these credit unions, we’ve launched a campaign to address this, and will need everyone’s help to get it done.”
CUNA, Leagues and credit unions worked together to achieve many victories in 2016, including:
“For as much as we accomplished together in 2016, we know the challenges in 2017 are going to be just as significant,” Donovan said, adding that the coordination between CUNA, leagues and credit unions is an essential part of meeting those challenges.
More information on the CUNA/League system’s 2016 victories and 2017 goals can be found at CUNA’s Removing Barriers Blog.