The Central Chapter of Credit Unions welcomed area lawmakers and House and Senate Financial Institutions Committee members to its annual legislative reception on February 19. The event was held at Capitol City Cork in Jefferson City. Credit union staff, volunteers and supporters met and discussed credit union topics with Missouri legislators in a relaxed setting.
"It was so wonderful to see all of the legislators including members of the Financial Institutions Committees, credit union staff, and board members come together for an evening of networking," says Tracy McCord, chairperson for the Central Chapter. "It is so important that credit unions hold legislative reception events. We need to stay proactive to ensure our voices are heard."
The following lawmakers attended the legislative reception:
The Central Chapter of Credit Unions is designed to promote unity among local credit unions. Approximately 30 credit union representatives from the following credit unions attended the event:
Contact David Kent at 314-542-1343 or firstname.lastname@example.org if your credit union or chapter is interested in holding legislative meetings or a reception during the legislative session. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) will work with credit unions and chapters to set up appointments and invite lawmakers.
1) Brent Sadler, President/CEO of United Credit Union and Representative Paul Wieland;
2) Representative Jay Swearingen; Loretta Roney, President/CEO Division 5 Highway Credit Union;
3 & 4) Attendees at the Central Chapter of Credit Unions Legislative Reception