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Carroll D. Beach, Elevations Credit Union
A 40-year credit union leader says directors need to serve as advocates of the credit union and the credit union movement. They can serve as ambassadors at their workplaces, in the community, and with elected officials. Directors’ words carry great weight, since they are volunteers rather than paid representatives of the organization.
December 5, 2013
Lynette W. Smith has twice gone before U.S. lawmakers on behalf of credit unions. Read about her experiences
January 24, 2013
The president/CEO of a $2 billion Ohio credit union says be sure to accept any invitation to testify before elected representatives; offers tips on ho...
March 16, 2012
A former Massachusetts state senator advises friendly meetings with elected officials to build relationships.
January 13, 2012
A former Massachusetts state senator advises that the next campaign begins after election day and advises you to take action immediately.
May 25, 2010
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