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The Expanding Financial Access for Underserved Communities Act was introduced by House Financial Services Committee Chair Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif. earlier today.  The bill prioritizes marginalized communities and is the first significant update to the Federal Credit Union Act in more than 20 years. The essential updates included in the bill update the credit union […]

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The Credit Union Association of New Mexico (CUANM) has joined the Worldwide Credit Union Foundation’s (WFCU) effort to raise funds for the Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund.  “Ukraine, just like the United States, has a vibrant and strong cooperative credit union system that has helped the country evolve from the Soviet Republic to a democratic […]

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In honor of the 20th anniversary of The Credit Union House, please check out the profile we put together for Sylvia Lyon, a 2014 Credit House Hall of Leaders Inductee and former CUANM President & CEO. Sylvia Lyon faithfully served New Mexico credit unions for more than 20 years.  Lyon will forever be remembered for […]

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The 2022 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) kicked off with the annual Parade of Flags ceremony.  Proudly representing New Mexico from left to right, CUANM’s CEO & President, Juan Fernández Ceballos; Karen Griffo, the President & CEO of Roswell Community Federal Credit Union; and Ricardo Alan Lopez of Guadalupe Credit Union, one of NM’s GAC “Crashers.”  During the ceremony, advocacy […]

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Some favorite photos from the ABQ-Area Chapter Dinner. Held in conjunction with the Global Women’s Leadership Network — New Mexico Sister Society, our first in-person gathering of 2022 broke attendance records, raised hundreds in funds for New Mexico’s Gynecological Cancer Awareness Project, and featured female #CUChangeMakers. A special thanks to our discussion panelists Michelle Dearholt, […]

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An op-ed piece by CUANM’s President & CEO Juan Fernández Ceballos was recently shared in the Santa Fe New Mexican. New Mexico’s House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this afternoon on HB 132, a bill that would cap interest rates at 36%. A step in the right direction.  CUANM will continue to advocate for policies […]

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Member Update from Guadalupe Credit Union Tanya Romero has been promoted to Chief Operations Officer/Senior Vice President at Guadalupe Credit Union. “Tanya’s dedication, professionalism, and industry expertise have played an important role in GCU’s continued growth over the years,” says Winona Nava, President/CEO of Guadalupe Credit Union. “I am thrilled that she will be assuming this […]

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Important Information for New Mexico Notary Publics and Notarial Officers By Melia D. Heimbuck, Esq., CUANM’s Vice President of Advocacy & Risk Management If you offer Notary Public services to your members, please note that a new law recently went into effect for NM Notary Publics: Remote Online Notarization | Maggie Toulouse Oliver – New […]

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