Influence public policy affecting credit unions.



Jeff Rendel
Jeff Rendel, President, Rising Above Enterprises

Jeff Rendel, President, Rising Above Enterprises outlines the board’s role in political advocacy.

Published Information

How CUs can alleviate the burden of CFPB amid judicial and legislative uncertainty

Advocacy helps protect members and their money; helps CUs offer them needed products and services; and helps simplify the process of offering financial services.

Chairman of SchoolsFirst FCU describes his start in CU advocacy and offers suggestions for supporting the movement in the future.

Director Education Center

Introduction to Advocacy

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the advantages of applying time and resources to credit union advocacy efforts.
  • Identify the keys to effective advocacy.
  • Identify the steps involved in preparing to meet with an elected official.
  • Learn about the value of advocating for credit unions and how to prepare for testimony