Bayer Heritage FCU’s Christine Nice selected as West Virginia’s 2019 GAC Crasher — 2/11/19

Receives $1,000 scholarship from WV Designated Fund

(Parkersburg, W.Va.) The West Virginia Credit Union League is pleased to announce that Christine Nice, CUDE, Bayer Heritage FCU has been selected to attend Crash the GAC by The Cooperative Trust and Credit Union National Association. The GAC is the Credit Union National Association’s annual Governmental Affairs Conference which will held in Washington, D.C., March 10-14, 2019.

Crash the GAC will bring 100 young credit union professionals together from each state, running a tailored program alongside the main event and allowing for mentor sessions with key individuals; previously from the likes of National Credit Union Foundation, Credit Union National Association, Filene Research Institute and CUNA Mutual Group.

“Attending the 2019 GAC as a Crasher wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for the WVCUL – a big thank you to everyone,” stated Nice. “This opportunity will satisfy one of the to do’s on my credit union bucket list. (Doesn’t everyone have one?) I look forward to representing my credit union, my state, and most importantly, my passion. The credit movement is only as powerful as our involvement,” Christine added.

All Crashers receive a complimentary registration to attend GAC, from Credit Union National Association. In addition, the West Virginia League Designated Fund provides a $1,000 scholarship to offset travel and lodging related expenses. During the previous four years, the League Designated Fund has co-sponsored four Crashers from West Virginia to attend the GAC. Last year’s West Virginia Crasher was Alexis Friel from Members Choice WV FCU.

“We congratulate Christine on being chosen as West Virginia’s 2019 GAC Crasher,” stated League President Ken Watts. “We look forward to her joining us in March at the GAC and during our visits with West Virginia’s Congressional delegation. It will also be a good opportunity for Christine to network with other young professionals, and to interact with other GAC credit union participants from West Virginia,” he added.

“The Crashers program is a great opportunity for young credit union professionals, the conference, and the entire movement at large,” said CUNA CEO and President Jim Nussle. “Crashers at the GAC will have the opportunity to network and participate in the premier event of the credit union industry. We will all benefit greatly from their enthusiasm and fresh perspectives as the movement is invigorated by a new generation of advocates.”

The Crash the GAC is brought to you by The Cooperative Trust and CUNA, in association with Credit Union Leagues/Associations.

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