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Legislative Advocacy

Your Credit Union, Your Voice, Your Impact
The Leagues' Government Affairs team works diligently in Sacramento, Carson City, and Washington, D.C. We promote credit unions' legislative agenda, review hundreds of bills each year, and provide credit union leaders with opportunities to meet with legislators. Please take part in these essential advocacy efforts. (Continue to meet the staff...)
Federal Government Affairs

California and Nevada's voice in Washington D.C. The Leagues are the only Leagues with a full time staff dedicated to working with Congress, Government Agencies, and Federal Regulators. The resources in this area will help you keep informed of the latest developments and credit union priorities.

State Advocacy

State Government Advocacy efforts brings the voice of credit unions to Sacramento and Carson City. Our advocacy team works daily with elected officials, staff, the executive offices, gubernatorial appointees, and the decision-makers of California and Nevada. This area will keep you updated on all advocacy efforts at the state level of Government.

From the Editors of CU Weekly

First-place winners of the 2014 Multi-Chapter PAC Golf Tournament pose for a photo with their trophies.
updated 05/20/14 03:23 PM
'Total Brand' Wins 1st Place
More than 150 credit union CEOs, executives, professionals, and industry vendors took part in the 2014 Multi-Chapter PAC Golf Tournament in Valencia, CA on Monday, raising more than $57,700 for the California Credit Union League’s Political Action Committee.

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The annual event’s proceeds will help support political candidates who understand the unique role credit unions play in their communities.

The May 19 event, held at Tournament Players Club, was in “scramble” format and featured contests for Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and Putting.

This year’s winners include:

  • 1st place—score of 57
  • Dennis Hutchison, Total Brand
  • David Kim, Total Brand
  • Marc Lewis, Total Brand
  • Jordon Uch, Total Brand

  • 2nd place—score of 61
  • Joe Schroeder—Ventura County CU
  • Chris Paredes—Ventura County CU
  • Thom Powers—Ventura County CU
  • Gavin Bradley—Ventura County CU

  • 3rd place—score of 64
  • Chuck Papenfus—Inland Valley FCU
  • Nichole Glowin—Wright, Finlay and Zak
  • Robert Arnett—Catalyst Corporate FCU
  • Ken Schneider—SWBC

  • Ladies’ Longest Drive
  • Pricilla Ciamarro—Hole No. 8
  • Office Solutions

  • Men’s Longest Drive
  • Chris Paredes—Hole No. 6
  • Ventura County CU

  • Closest to the Hole
  • Tom Harter (Microdynamics Group)—Hole No. 11; 3 feet, 8 inches
  • Eric Hollingsworth (California CU)—Hole No. 16; 15 feet, 4 inches

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Grassroots Advocacy
Grassroots Advocacy efforts connects you to your government. Whether issues arise at the Federal or State level, you can be an advocate for your credit union by participating in our programs. Using traditional Grassroots tactics, the Leagues connects you to our cause.
PAC Programs

Political Action Committees are organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates, representing business, labor or ideological interests.

Talking Points
If your credit union would like talking points for an issue, such as member business lending (MBL) or supplemental capital, the Leagues' Consumer Advocacy Department can develop one to suit your particular needs. Please contact Public Affairs and Consumer Advocacy Specialist Tina Ramos-Ingold at tinar@ccul.org, or by phone at 909-212-6050.