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 and lobby visits to the State House 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.
Tues., March 21
11am - 11:30am
11:30am - 12:45pm
Welcome & Awards Luncheon
Sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group
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 2016 Alabama Lawmaker of the
Year award to the Alabama legislator who has served as a
champion of credit unions and credit union issues.
12:45pm - 1pm
1pm - 2pm
Alabama Politics and an Early Look at 2018 Elections
Steve Flowers, Alabama political journalist and commentator, will share his
unique insights into Alabama politics, recent happenings and potential
impacts on future political races, and what we may see unfold in 2018.
2pm - 2:45pm
2017 Session Outlook and Business Agenda
Mark Colson, Senior VP of Governmental Affairs and Chief of Staff with the Business Council of Alabama, will discuss the 2017 Legislative Session and what issues the business community sees as the most pressing matters facing Alabama.
2:45pm - 3pm
Break Sponsored By:
3pm - 4pm
State Legislative Priorities and Session Update
Jason Cochran, Senior Director of Government Affairs, will provide attendees with an outlook of the 2017 Credit Union Legislative Agenda in Montgomery, AL as well as discuss other session priorities the state will be facing in the coming months.
4pm – 5pm
Sarah Moore, ACUA Administrator, will update Alabama credit unions on important regulatory issues and concerns in Montgomery, AL and Washington, D.C.
5pm - 5:30pm
5:30pm – 7pm
Legislative Reception Sponsored by Print Resources
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.. Sponsored By:
Dinner on Your Own
Wed., March 22
8am – 8:30am
Continental Breakfast Sponsored By:
8:30 – 9:15am
Federal Legislative and Regulatory Priorities and Update
Ryan Donovan, Chief Advocacy Officer for CUNA, 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 – 10am
Alabama House Speaker Mac McCutcheon will share his unique insights as the leader of the House of Representatives on the 2017 Legislative Session, his priorities for the year, and the Republican Agenda for the legislature and how all three impact the state.
Early Bird Attendee Registration: $99 (before March 7, 2017)
Regular Attendee Registration: $119 (starting March 7, 2017)
YPG Attendee Registration: $79
All cancellations must be in writing and received by Monday, March 13, 2017 by 5:00pm. No refunds will be issued after this time. Substitutions are always welcome.
If you have physical, medical, or dietary needs requiring special attention, contact Jo Beth Wicks at 866.231.0545 x2172.
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) or visiting www.floridaconsumerhelp.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Ch#35833.