CUNA’s GAC Underway in Washington, Livestream of Nussle’s Speech Highlights Monday

This year’s record-breaking CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference kicked off Sunday with orientation sessions, the opening of the largest exhibit hall in financial services, and a keynote speech from Alison Levine.

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NJCUL President/CEO David Frankil and Chairman Andy Jaeger presenting the New Jersey flag during this morning’s Parade of Flags ceremony at CUNA’s GAC.

Levine, an author and mountain climber, spoke about what she learned during an expedition to Mount Everest in which she did not reach the summit, and how she learned from that and climbed it years later.

One hundred young credit union professionals are at CUNA GAC for the first time this year, part of a record-breaking class. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle welcomed them Sunday, telling the Crashers they are the future of the credit union movement.

Monday will be an action-packed day at CUNA GAC, starting off with Nussle’s address, which will be livestreamed on Facebook, starting at 9:30 a.m. (ET).

To watch:

  • Login to with your account credentials
  • Visit CUNA’s Facebook page at 9:30 a.m. (ET) Monday, March 11
  • Engage with the live steam by sharing the link, and submitting questions, comments, and likes in the feed.

The link to the Facebook Live recording will also be tweeted on @CUNA.

Monday’s events also includes a keynote address from former Secretary of State John Kerry, CUNA’s Annual General Meeting, an advocacy update from Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan, and breakout sessions covering the most current issued facing credit unions.