GAC 2017 - Scenes from Monday

Scenes from Monday’s Opening General Session

Presentations by CUNA's Jim Nussle and keynoter Kat Cole headline the day's events.

February 27, 2017

The CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) kicked off Monday with the Parade of Flags Ceremony and continued with appearances on stage by CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and keynoter Kat Cole, among others.

Following are highlights from Monday’s Opening General Session.

  • Slide 01

    Paul Berry introduces state flag bearers during the Parade of Flags Ceremony by listing the advocacy wins each state accomplished in 2016.

  • Slide 02

    To leave a lasting impression on lawmakers this week, credit union leaders must be ready to tell their story, says CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.

  • Slide 03

    Changes occurring in Washington, D.C., this year bring an opportunity for credit unions to achieve true, meaningful regulatory relief, says outgoing CUNA Board Chairman Rod Staatz.

  • Slide 04

    Appealing to members and employees in the future will require credit unions to excel at brand-building and storytelling, says branding guru Kat Cole.

  • Slide 05

    Humanitarian Derreck Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project, praises credit unions Sunday for meeting the needs of their member-owners.

  • Slide 06

    GAC attendees get their photos taken for the cover of Credit Union Magazine while visiting the Exhibit Hall.