Tuesday's Scenes from the GAC

Madeleine Albright and Congressional representatives took the stage in D.C.

February 25, 2014

madeline albright GAC 2014

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said globalization, information security challenges, and the rise of nonstate actors have intensified the pressures of managing world affairs.



attendees GAC 2014

More than 4,400 credit union leaders—a record attendance level—packed the Washington Convention Center at the GAC this year.



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Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., says CUs did their part to keep the economy afloat during the recession and encouraged them to turn their focus toward providing affordable private student loans.



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Patrick La Pine (left), President/CEO of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) recognizes Rep. Spencer Bauchus, R-Ala. (right), as one of the League's 2013 Lawmakers of the Year during the GAC. Rep. Bachus co-sponsored legislation to allow CUs to raise supplemental capital, and reform privacy notification.



Alcee Hastings LSCU GAC 2014

Patrick La Pine (left), President/CEO of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) recognizes Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla. (right), as one of the League's 2013 Lawmakers of the Year during the GAC. Rep. Hastings, a longtime member of BrightStar CU in Sunrise, Fla., co-sponsored legislation to allow CUs to raise supplemental capital, reform privacy notification, and raise the cap on member business lending (MBL).