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Advocacy Committee

Advise CUNA staff and provide policy recommendations to the CUNA Board of Directors regarding advocacy issues affecting the credit union movement.

Name Position Company Location
Jason Stverak Staff Liaison Credit Union National Association  
Elizabeth Eurgubian Staff Liaison    
Lisa Ginter Chair CommunityAmerica CU Lenexa, KS
Caroline Willard Vice Chair Cornerstone League Plano, TX
Brian Akin Members North Georgia CU Toccoa, GA
Brad Bergmooser Members Financial Plus CU Flint, MI
John Dwyer Members New England FCU Williston, VT
Cecilia Homison Members First Commerce CU Tallahassee, FL
Matt Kershaw  Members Clark County CU Las Vegas, NV
Paul Kundert Members UW Credit Union Madison, WI
Bobby Michael Members All in CU Daleville, AL
Tim Mislansky Members Wright-Patt CU Inc Beavercreek, OH
Greg Mitchell Members First Tech FCU Hillsboro, OR
Sterling Nielsen Members Mountain America Credit Union West Jordan, UT
Jeff Olson Members CU Association of the Dakotas Bismarck, ND
Debbie Painter Members    
Pat Pierce Members City and County CU Saint Paul, MN
Christopher Roe Members CUNA Mutual Group Madison, WI
Larry Sewell Members Together CU Saint Louis, MO
Dan Thurman Members East Idaho Credit Union Idaho Falls, ID
Heather Voigt  Members Community First CU Appleton, WI
Frank Weidner  Members Wings Financial CU Apple Valley, MN
Dave Willis  Members Tinker FCU Tinker AFB, OK
Monica Belz Ex Officio Member Kaua?i FCU Lihue, HI
Amy Broderson Ex Officio Member Family Focus FCU Omaha, NE
Brad Douglas Ex Officio Member Heartland Credit Union Association Overland Park, KS
Bryan Fox Ex Officio Member Russell Country FCU Great Falls, MT
Greg Gallant Ex Officio Member Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa, OK
Lauren MacVay Ex Officio Member True North FCU Juneau, AK
Jim Morrell Ex Officio Member Peninsula Community FCU Shelton, WA
Max Villaronga Ex Officio Member El Paso Area Teachers FCU El Paso, TX

Advocacy Subcommittees

Consumer Protection Subcommittee

Monitor developments, address concerns and advise in the area of consumer financial protection laws and regulations.

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Credit Union Powers Subcommittee

Provide feedback on pending legislative and regulatory proposals affecting credit union powers at the federal and state government level.

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Examination & Supervision Subcommittee

Monitor, address, advise on and make recommendations to the Advocacy Committee on the concern for safe, fair and efficient examinations for federal and state credit unions.

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Housing Subcommittee

Monitor developments, address concerns, advise and make recommendations in the area of housing, housing finance, and mortgage lending law.

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Payments Subcommittee

Monitor, review, advise on and make recommendations on operational and public policy issues related to payments systems, data security and cybersecurity.

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World Affairs Committee

Develop policies, strategies, leadership, education and resources for credit unions with respect to all facets of the international credit union movement.

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