Leominster, MA – Leominster Credit Union is pleased to announce that Nicole Legere, Compliance Officer has been selected to “Crash the GAC” and attend the Government Affairs Conference, the nation’s premier advocacy event for America’s credit unions. GAC is an annual event by The Cooperative Trust in partnership with Credit Union National Association (CUNA). One Credit Union professional under the age of 35 from each state is selected and given the chance to participate in the CUNA event, as well as to meet veterans of the system.

“I am honored to be selected as a ‘Crasher’ for the 2016 GAC, and I truly look forward to what I know will be a once in a lifetime experience. My hope is to bring the highlights of my experience back to Leominster Credit Union and share it with everyone here.” – Nicole Legere

Crash the GAC will bring young credit union professionals together, 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.

All Crashers selected receive a complimentary registration to attend GAC, from Credit Union National Association.

“We are extremely pleased that Nicole was selected from an exemplary field of professionals to participate in this year’s event,” commented John O’Brien, LCU President & CEO. “Not only is this an honor for Nicole to be chosen, but it will be a great opportunity for her professional development.”

“The commitment from both CUNA and The Cooperative Trust to the Crash the GAC program says a great deal about the importance of young adults in the credit union system” says James Marshall, Manager of The Cooperative Trust, “looking at the advocacy issues that face credit unions early in one’s career helps set our young professionals up with the right knowledge to help support their credit unions as they become our CEO’s of the future. With a reach across the whole of the United States, Crash the GAC brings a diverse group of future leaders to the forefront of credit unions at the industry’s premier event.”

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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