FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2019
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced the appointment of Becca Durr as the Director of Advocacy. In her role at CUNA, Durr will be responsible for managing the association’s relationships with Democrats on a variety of key advocacy issues. She brings over 10 years of governmental affairs experience to CUNA’s team of lobbyists who develop and execute advocacy strategies that address top credit union priorities at the national level.
“Becca’s work reflects a proven ability to develop a strong narrative among Washington policymakers,” said CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan. “We are confident she will be key pillar in our 360-advocacy approach as we strive to break down legislative barriers and further advance the credit union movement.”
Prior to joining CUNA, Durr was the Regional Director of Political Affairs at the American Medical Association (AMA) where she cultivated and maintained relationships with over 100 offices in the United States Senate and House in the southeastern region. Durr also served as the Director of Corporate Relations for the Democratic Governors Association, serving as the bridge between trade associations and their political outreach campaigns which focused on issues impacting the corporate community. She brings a wealth of experience in corporate fundraising, political affairs and grassroots advocacy within the Democratic Party.
Durr has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Texas at Austin.
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by 115 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit cuna.org. To find your nearest credit union, visit YourMoneyFurther.com.