Breakout sessions examine top issues

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Discussions center around diversity, leadership, and the economy.

February 25, 2020

Breakout sessions during the 2020 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference examined topics ranging from CEO leadership to diversity to data privacy.

Here’s a look at Tuesday’s breakout sessions and other conference happenings.


  • Slide 01

    Local Government FCU CEO Maurice Smith leads credit union CEOs through a series of discussions on leadership.

  • Slide 02

    Congressional Chief of Staff Angela Ramirez discusses diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Slide 03

    CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk gives an update on the state of the economy and what it means for credit unions.

  • Slide 04

    CUNA Chief Compliance Officer Jared Ihrig examines the current compliance minefield.

  • Slide 05

    From left, CUNA’s Lance Noggle, CO-OP Financial Services’ Todd Clark, CU Direct’s Bob Child, Unify Financial CU’s Gordon Howe, Desert Financial CU’s Ron Amstutz, and CULedger’s John Ainsworth discuss privacy issues at credit unions.

  • Slide 06

    From left, BECU’s Solynn McCurdy, Coastal CU’s Creighton Blackwell, CFPB’s Janneke Ratcliffe, and National Credit Union Foundation’s Gigi Hyland discuss financial wellness.

  • Slide 07

    CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle thanks the CUNA Councils for sponsoring the opening Ed Talk at the GAC each year.

  • Slide 08

    Rachel Finch, organization development consultant for Lake Michigan CU, discusses CLIMB (Challenging Leaders in Management and Beyond), a leadership development program, during Tuesday’s CUNA Councils breakfast.

  • Slide 09

    Artist Rajan Sedalia paints a mural based on attendees’ stories of service to members.

  • Slide 10

    Attendees enjoy the final day of the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday.

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