CUNA GAC. Powerful Cause. Positive Effect. Join CUNA and the League in Washington D.C. March 8-12, 2015 for the 2015 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) to Unite for Good.
CUNA GAC is the biggest week of the year for credit unions. More than 4,000 credit union people come together to:
Hear from influential legislators, policymakers and credit union experts on the political landscape and its effect on credit unions
Identify new strategies for building and maintaining America's awareness and trust
Network with credit union leaders
Attend breakout sessions on the hottest issues in the movement
Tour the largest vendor showcase in the financial services industry
Tell Congress our story at Hike the Hill visits
New - Alabama and Florida credit unions, along with the CA/NV League, will have a one-on-one session with NCUA board Member Mark McWatters on March 10 from 1:30-2:30 in the CA/NV hospitality suite inside the Washington Convention Center. This information will be in your packets and given out during the LSCU's hospitality event on Sunday.
General Stanley McChrystal General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, will speak as a part of the new Ed (Filene) Talk, a CUNA Councils-sponsored event in honor of Ed Filene, a visionary leader for the credit union movement. McChrystal, also known for his inspiring TED Talks, will bring his insights on leadership and innovation to credit union leaders.
Read more about General Stanley McChrystal.
Arianna Huffington Arianna Huffington is the chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist and author of fourteen books. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely read, linked to and frequently cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She has been named to TIME magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people and the Forbes' Most Powerful Women list. Read more about
Ari Fleischer Ari Fleischer, former White House Press Secretary, was the primary spokesperson for President George W. Bush and delivered the daily White House briefings from 2001 to 2003. A seasoned expert on crisis communications, Fleischer is the author of Taking Heat, which details his years in the White House and reached #7 on The New York Times best seller list. Credit unions will value his expertise and insight on the importance of communications, image and crisis management strategies and issues.