Photo gallery: Tuesday at the 2022 #CUNAGAC
Social psychologist Amy Cuddy addresses the general session at Tuesday’s 2022 CUNA GAC. (Photo by

Photo gallery: Tuesday at the 2022 #CUNAGAC

Amy Cuddy and economic update offer attendees take-home value

March 1, 2022

Highlights from the third day of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) included a keynote presentation from social psychologist Amy Cuddy and an economic update from CUNA economists. 

Cuddy provided attendees with guidance on how the bring their best selves to difficult challenges while CUNA economist framed the U.S. economy in light of the most recent political and social developments.

Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova also addressed a general session audience.

Other topics covered Tuesday included cryptocurrency, serving the underserved, payments, compliance and advocacy.

Following are highlights from Monday.


  Oksana Markarova

The people of Ukraine stand strong in the face of recent actions initiated by Russia, Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova told a CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) general session audience on Tuesday (Photo by


  Rodney Hood

NCUA Board member Rodney Hood encourages credit unions to be open to innovation and experimentation while remaining committed to their members (Photo by


  Tony Budet

CUNA Board Chair Tony Budet encourages credit unions to focus on the impact they have on people, not on balance sheets (Photo by


  Elissa McCarter-Laborde

Elissa McCarter-Laborde, president/CEO of World Council of Credit Unions, says worldwide credit union growth requires contributions from critical global partners, including U.S. credit unions (Photo by


  Amy Cuddy

Renowned social psychologist Amy Cuddy offers advice on developing a strong personal presence in critical moments often marked by anxiety and social judgment (Photo by


  Rock Stars

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle welcomes Credit Union Magazine Rock Stars to Washington, D.C., and praised the group for their contributions to the credit union movement (Photo by


  Chris Lorence

Credit Union Awareness Executive Director Chris Lorence says the campaign is ready to turn its past success into action during 2022 (Photo by


  Mike Schenk

Mike Schenk, CUNA’s deputy chief advocacy officer for policy analysis and chief economist, offers an update on the U.S. economy based on recent global developments (Photo by

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