FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (2/9/15)--Credit unions were represented in the contingent of San Antonio business and community leaders that attended the 37th SA to DC conference in Washington.
|Yvonne De La Rosa, regulatory affairs officer, SACU, San Antonio, speaks with U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) during the SA to DC event. (Cornerstone Credit Union League Photo)|
The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Free Trade Alliance hosted the Feb. 2-5 trip.
The Alamo Chapter of Credit Unions sponsored a speech by freshman Rep. Will Hurd (R), who addressed data and cybersecurity (Leaguer Feb. 6).
In advance of CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, the credit union advocates also met with U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R) and staff from the offices of Reps. Joaquin Castro (D), Henry Cuellar (D), Lloyd Doggett (D) and Hurd to discuss data security, regulatory burden and tax status.
"Credit unions have several pressing issues right now, and the SA to DC trip was a great way for us to lay some groundwork before the GAC in March," said Ashley Harris, board chair of the Alamo Chapter of Credit Unions and vice president, Generations FCU, San Antonio, with $519 million in assets.
Other credit union attendees included Mark Leita, vice president of corporate relations, Firstmark CU, San Antonio, with $841 million in assets; Robert Williamson, Security Service FCU, San Antonio, with $7.9 billion in assets, and Yvonne De La Rosa, regulatory affairs officer, SACU, San Antonio, with $2.7 billion in assets.