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
11:00am - 11:30amConference Registration

Break sponsored by

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.

Presentation of 2017 PAC Fundraising Awards and the 2017 State Lawmaker of the Year Award.

Lunch sponsored by
12:45pm - 1:00pmBreak
1:00pm - 2:30pmPayday Lending: Ending the Cycle of Debt
LSCU & Affiliates have assembled a panel of experts to discuss predatory lending and how to end the cycle of debt.
2:30pm - 3pmSocial Media and Advocacy, A Perfect Marriage
Social media consultant, Jessie Metzler, will speak to attendees on how to effectively use social media when advocating for specific issues.
3:00pm - 3:15pmBreak
Sponsored by
3:15pm - 4:00pmState Legislative Priorities and Session Update
Jason Cochran, Senior Director of Government Affairs and Kim Adams of Kimberly H Adams, PC will provide attendees with an outlook of the 2018 Credit Union Legislative Agenda in Montgomery as well as discuss other session priorities the state will be facing in the coming months.
4:00pm - 5:00pmRegulatory Roundup
ACUA Administrator Sarah Moore and NCUA's Region III Director of Supervision Robert Parrish will update credit unions on regulatory issues and concerns in Montgomery and Washington, DC
5:00pm - 5:30pmBreak
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

Dinner on your own
Wednesday, February 7
8:00am - 8:30amContinental Breakfast

Sponsored by
8:30am - 9:15amKeynote Address
Senator Greg Reed, Senate Majority Leader
9:15am - 10:00amNational Legislative Outlook
John McKenchie, Senior Partner of 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
10:00am - 10:45pmGrassroots and the 2018 Elections
Cygnal Founder and President, Brent Buchanan, will speak to attendees about the importance of grassroots advocacy as well as provide insight on the 2018 elections in Alabama.
11amConference 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.