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CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC)


CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), the credit union industry’s premier advocacy event returns to Washington, D.C., February 27 to March 3, 2022.   Each year thousands of leaders from across the country come together to rally around a united cause — to tell legislators how their policies affect credit unions and their more than 120 […]

TriStar Advocacy Update – Early February, 2021


Things are starting to ramp up in Nashville at the General Assembly this month. Last Monday night, Governor Bill Lee gave his State of the State address to the legislative bodies, kicking off the main course of the legislative session. Of note in the speech was a proposal to spend $200 million on bringing broadband […]

Tennessee’s GAC Crasher is Audrey Barnette with ORNL FCU


Audrey Barnette, Financial Service Officer with ORNL FCU was selected as the Tennessee representative by Filene Research Institute’s Cooperative Trust “Crash” Program to attend the CUNA GAC in Washington, DC. What made you decide to apply to be a GAC crasher? I applied to be a GAC crasher because I like challenges and the unconventional […]