ICUL News & Updates: Two Iowans Elected to CUNA Board

March 2, 2017
Pat Jury Becomes CUNA Chair, Pat Drennen Joins CUNA Board
Two long-time Iowa credit union advocates will serve on CUNA's Board of Directors for the coming year. Pat Jury, President and CEO, ICUL and Pat Drennen, CEO, 1st Gateway Credit Union stepped into new roles on the CUNA Board of Directors on Monday. Jury will serve as the Board Chair for the next 12 months, and Drennen joins the Board for the first time. Both were elected at the CUNA Board of Directors organizational meeting during CUNA's Annual Governmental Affairs Conference, which took place in Washington D.C. earlier this week.

"My commitment to you is to do whatever I can to advance the credit union movement. Working with Jim Nussle and his team to strengthen the CUNA/league's position as the fiercest champion for America's credit unions," said Jury in an interview with CUNA News.

Jury just completed his terms as board vice chairman and chairman of CUNA's Advocacy Committee. He joined the credit union movement in 1989 and was named president and CEO for ICUL in 2006. He has served on the CUNA board since 2009.

Drennen joined the credit union movement in 1987 as an Examiner for the Iowa Division of Credit Unions of Des Moines. In 1992, he was named the CEO of 1st Gateway Credit Union after four years as its assistant manager. He served as the ICUL Board Chair from 2007-2010 and has served on CUNA's Government Affairs Committee for the past several years.

Congratulations to Pat Jury and Pat Drennen! Read more.
RSVP for Capitol Hill Days on March 15 and April 12
Join us for one of ICUL's two Capitol Hill Days (formerly known as Chapter Lobby Visits) on March 15 or April 12 to connect with your legislator on issues of importance to the credit union industry.

A lunch and legislative briefing will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the State Historical Society of Iowa, 600 East Locust, Des Moines. Free parking is available in a ramp across from the Historical Society. It is encouraged to RSVP at least two weeks prior to the event.

Questions? Contact Keisha Knepper at 800.860.6180, x8959.
Iowa Contingent Represents at GAC
A large contingent of credit union leaders represented Iowa during
CUNA's Annual Governmental Affairs Conference this week in Washington D.C. During the conference, a number of leaders met with Iowa's federal legislators to discuss credit union issues including, regulatory reform, removing barriers to member service and community outreach efforts.

Shown in the photo on the right, courtesy of CUNA News, Pat Jury, ICUL President and CEO and newly-elected CUNA Board Chair, addressed the attendees on Tuesday. Among the first-time attendees was Mallory Albert of Collins Community Credit Union, who was selected as Iowa's representative to Crash GAC. Congratulations Mallory, and thank you to everyone who was able to attend to advocate for the credit union movement.

View photos of the conference here.
RSVP by Friday for the Small Credit Union Roundtable
Join us for the Small Credit Union Roundtable on March 8 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Iowa Credit Union League office in Des Moines. RSVP online by this Friday, March 3. This roundtable is geared towards credit unions with $35 million in assets and less. The agenda and discussion topics are generated by participants. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided courtesy of ICUL.
 
Pike Place Fish Market Featured at TMG Summit
Register for the 2017 TMG Summit - scheduled for June 26-28, 2017, in Seattle. Visit the event website and learn more. We're excited to announce John Yokoyama, owner of the world famous Pike Place Fish Market, as a Summit speaker! John transformed a failing fish market into a booming business. His crew of fishmongers have flung their wares into world fame and become a landmark at the Pike Place Market.

You don't want to miss this exclusive opportunity to hear his tried-and-true strategies for building a successful business! Plus, you'll get to see a live fish-throwing demonstration. Register now for the 2017 TMG Summit!
RSVP for the Human Resources Roundtable
Join us for the Human Resources Roundtable on Tuesday, April 11 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 1520 NW 114th St. Clive 50325. The roundtable will feature thought-provoking topics and discussion in the human resources environment, as well as a presentation on Generational Differences and Engagement from award-winning financial educator, Adam Carroll.
The Human Resources Roundtable is a dues-supported, informal network of credit union employees who have human resources responsibilities in their credit union. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided courtesy of ICUL. RSVP online by Friday April 7.
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