GoWest Advocates Go Big in Summer of 2022

With the midterm elections on the horizon, GoWest credit unions fanned out to meet with elected champions, candidates, and regulators.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Advocacy News, Top Headlines.


Get Ready for a New, One-of-a-Kind Celebration at MAXX 2022

Grab an item that best represents your credit union, and we’ll see you at the Credit Union Celebration Dinner at MAXX 2022, Oct. 27.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Events, MAXX Annual Convention, Top Headlines.


Influence the Future of the CU Movement by Serving on GoWest Committees

The nomination deadline is Oct. 14, so learn about the 2023 future-focused committees and get involved today.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in GoWest Association, Top Headlines.


GoWest Fall Hike the Hill Adds Support for CU Modernization Legislation

A delegation of Young Professionals joined advocates from all six states for the successful event.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Advocacy News, Top Headlines.


Does Your Cybersecurity Measure Up? Don’t Wait to Find Out

Credit unions have expanded into remote work and new technologies to keep pace with innovation, but that presents new cyber vulnerabilities.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in GoWest Solutions, Top Headlines.


Horizon Credit Union Gets in the Giving Groove

The credit union’s closed its doors for an afternoon for its Go.Give.Grow. event where 425 employees volunteered 1700 hours at 30 local organizations.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


Harborstone Credit Union Elects New CEO Geoff Bullock

Bullock currently serves as executive VP and Chief Member Experience Officer of Royal Credit Union, based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and is expected to transition to his new role before the end of October 2022.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Leadership, Regional Member News, Washington.


Unitus Community Credit Union Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Portland-based credit union filled the month with events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The credit union strives to provide affordable, sustainable, and responsible financial products and services to empower Hispanic and immigrant communities.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


OnPoint Community Credit Union Employees Direct More Than $100,000 to Oregon and Southwest Washington Nonprofits

As part of its sixth annual employee giving campaign Portland-based credit union recently announced a total of $100,218 directed to Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest, Girls Build, and Cascade AIDS Project.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


Compliance Newsletter – Sept. 27, 2022

Stay informed on the latest news and resources around compliance-related issues.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Compliance Resources.


Mid Oregon Credit Union Named Top Workplace for 2022

Of the 134 companies named over three size categories, Mid Oregon was ranked in the top 25 in the category of Midsize Employers with 100-500 employees.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


Three Oregon Credit Unions Win CUNA Excellence in Technology Award for Digital Identity Authentication Implementation

Collaboration between id-go’s creators, Cozera, and the three credit unions served to provide a seamless implementation of the technology across all current branch locations and call centers.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


10 GoWest Credit Unions Win 2022 Regional CUNA Awards

The CUNA Awards categories of member service, community impact, and financial education represent the spirit of what credit unions are all about.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Top Headlines.


Idaho Credit Union Leader Seeks FHLB Des Moines Board Position

Credit unions in the GoWest region all win when peers serve on important industry boards or advisory councils.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Advocacy News, Top Headlines.


Represent Your Community for a Good Cause — Donate to the 2022 CU4Kids Silent Auction Online Today!

Choose a gift and fill out a quick form to support Credit Unions for Kids and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Events, Top Headlines.


Understanding Rising Fraud and What it Means for Credit Unions

Fraud losses to the FTC increased by 70% from 2020 to 2021. Learn the methods being used to commit fraud and how to defend against it.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in GoWest Solutions, Top Headlines.


Networking Events Throughout the Region You Don’t Want to Miss

Join your credit union peers at several upcoming networking events to have some fun, hear from experts, and build new connections. 

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Top Headlines.


Peninsula CU’s Jim Morrell and Alaska FCU Earn Wespay Payments Leadership Awards

Congratulations to two GoWest members for being recognized for their contributions towards the advancement of the financial industry.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


The BECU Foundation Announces 2022 Green Equity Initiative Grant Recipients

The co-op commits funding for nonprofits dedicated to environmental and climate justice, circular innovation, and renewable energy.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Regional Member News.


Compliance Newsletter – Sept. 20, 2022

Stay informed on the latest news and resources around compliance-related issues.

Posted by Andrew Kobialka in Compliance Resources.