The CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference turns toward policies and top issues on Tuesday, with speeches by federal regulators and keynote speaker Ted Koppel.
First up are Rick Metsger, NCUA board vice chair, and Richard Cordray, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director. Federal legislators include U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) in the morning and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) in the afternoon.
New this year are special videos that highlight the social impact that credit unions make on their communities: Look for videos on the winners of Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award during the morning general session.
After lunch, CUNA business takes the stage with the passing of the gavel to Rod Staatz, incoming CUNA board chair, from Susan Streifel, outgoing board chair. Staatz is president/CEO of SECU in Linthicum, Maryland. Streifel is president/CEO of Woodstone CU in Federal Way, Wash.
Also, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle will hold a town hall, moderated by CUNA Chief of Staff Rich Meade.
The annual Late Night at the GAC celebration, sponsored by CO-OP Financial Services, features the Fabulous Dueling Pianos at the Marriott Marquis Ballroom.