February 6th

10:00 am EDT
9:00 am CDT


Venue Info:

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center
201 Tallapoosa Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

Hotel Info:

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center
201 Tallapoosa Street
Montgomery, AL 36104



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This conference focuses on valuable advocacy and regulatory issues with unique opportunities for credit union officials to build and maintain strong political relationships. These connections are essential to the future of the credit union movement. A reception with state lawmakers will allow credit unions to network with Alabama’s key policymakers.

Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to meet with your lawmakers about important issues facing the credit union industry.


Conference Highlights:

Lawmaker Visits: Meet with your senators and representatives to discuss the key issues affecting your credit union and the industry as a whole.

Legislative Reception: Tell the credit union story while mingling with lawmakers in a relaxed atmosphere.

PAC Awards Luncheon – the Lawmaker of the Year award will be presented to a credit union champion in the state legislature, and credit unions will be honored for their commitment to PAC Fundraising.


Tuesday, February 6, at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel
11:00am - 11:30amConference Registration
11:30am - 12:45pmWelcome and GAC Awards Luncheon – Conference welcome and League update from LSCU President/CEO Patrick LaPine that will outline the important initiatives LSCU is undertaking on behalf of member credit unions.

LSCU will present PAC fundraising awards to recognize outstanding PAC performance by credit unions and chapters. LSCU will also present the 2018 Alabama Lawmaker of the Year award to the Alabama legislator who has served as a champion of credit unions and credit union issues.

Lunch sponsored by
12:45pm - 1:00pmBreak
Sponsored by
1:00pm - 2:00pmEducation Session #1 – TBD
2:00pm - 2:45pmGrassroots and the 2018 Elections – Brent Buchanan, President & Founder of Cygnal, a do everything firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL whose mission is to partner with clients to identify, understand, impact, and persuade political audiences in the most efficient and effect means possible. Brent, a veteran of over 300 political campaigns, will discuss his experiences and best practices of grassroots politics and also give his insights on the 2018 elections in November.
2:45pm - 3:00pmBreak
Sponsored by
3:00pm - 4:00pmState Legislative Priorities and Session Update – Jason Cochran, Senior Director of Government Affairs, will provide attendees with an outlook of the 2018 Credit Union Legislative Agenda in Montgomery, AL as well as discuss other session priorities the state will be facing in the coming months.
4:00pm - 5:00pmRegulatory Update – Sarah Moore, ACUA Administrator, will update Alabama credit unions on important regulatory issues and concerns in Montgomery, AL and Washington, D.C.
5:00pm - 5:30pmBreak
Sponsored by
5:30pm - 7:00pmLegislative Reception – The LSCU will host an evening of networking at the Renaissance Montgomery. Credit Union advocates from around the state will have the opportunity to meet peers and legislators in a relaxed environment to strengthen existing relationships and develop new ones.

Reception sponsored by
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dinner on your own
Wednesday, February 7, at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel

8:00am - 8:30amContinental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:15amFederal Legislative and Regulatory Priorities and Update – John McKechnie, Partner with Total Spectrum, will brief conference attendees on credit union priorities for the 115th Congress including pending legislation in Washington, D.C. and potential regulatory relief opportunities that exist.
9:15am - 10:00amKeynote Address – TBD
10:00amConference Concludes

Registration Information:

Regular Attendee Registration: $109
YPG Attendee Registration: $79

Hotel/Conference Information:

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center
201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery AL 36104
Cutoff Date: Jan. 5, 2018
Room Block Rate: $161
Please refer to the “League of Southeastern Credit Union Group Block” to receive the discounted rate.


Registrant Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be in writing and received by Monday, January 26, 2018 by 5:00pm. No refunds will be issued after this time. Substitutions are always welcome.


Special Needs:

If you have physical, medical, or dietary needs requiring special attention, contact Jo Beth Wicks at 866.231.0545 x2172.