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2014 ACUA State GAC

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates announces its annual Alabama Credit Union Association State Governmental Affairs Conference (ACUA State GAC), February 4-5 in Montgomery. This newly renamed conference is packed full of valuable advocacy and regulatory information with opportunities for credit union officials to inspire and assist in building strong political relationships. These connections are essential to the future of the credit union movement. The planned reception with state lawmakers and lobby visits to the Capitol will allow credit unions to network with Alabama’s key policy makers.

Take advantage of an opportunity to meet with your lawmakers about important issues facing the credit union industry! This year’s conference will be held in the Convention Center at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa.

The conference Includes:

  • State Legislative Outlook
  • GAC Awards Luncheon
  • PAC & Grassroots Advocacy
  • Legislative & Regulatory Priorities Update
  • Lawmaker Reception
  • Regulator Roundtable
  • Visits with Lawmakers at the Capitol


Tuesday, February 4, 2014                          

11:00-11:30am                   Registration                                      

11:30-12:45pm                  GAC Awards Luncheon - Welcome & League Update
                                                Senator Slade Blackwell                              

12:45-1:00pm                     Break                                   

1:00-2:00pm                       Opening Session: State Legislative Outlook
                                                Jason Cochran, Director, Governmental Affairs – AL, LSCU & Affiliates                  

2:00-2:45pm                       Campaigns & Elections: What’s at Stake in 2014
                                                Cliff Sims, CEO,Yellow Hammer News

2:45-3:00pm                       Break                                   

3:00-4:00pm                       Regulator Roundtable
                                       Lloyd Moore, Credit Union Assistant Administrator,
                                         Alabama Credit Union Administration

4:00-5:00pm                       PAC & Grassroots Advocacy
                                                Barry Mask, CEO, Alabama Association of Realtors                          

5:30-7:30pm                       Legislative Reception
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

8:00-8:30am                       Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:15am                       LSCU’s 2014 Legislative Agenda
                                                Kim Adams, P.C., Adams & Associates
                                         LSCU & Affiliates Governmental Affairs Staff

9:15-10:00am                     Credit Unions & the 113th Congress
                                                John McKechnie, Partner, Total Spectrum

10:00-10:15am                   Brief Instructions on Hill Visits
                                                Jason Cochran, Director, Governmental Affairs – AL, LSCU & Affiliates

10:15am                               Adjourn & Depart for Hill Visits

Hotel Information:
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa
210 Tallapoosa Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
To make a room reservation, click here.
Hotel Cut Off Date: Noon, Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Room Rate: $144

Lawmaker Reception sponsored by Print Resources, Inc.