Schedule

The following are included in your GAC registration: education sessions, legislative materials, legislative meeting assignments, breakfast, lunch and the evening reception on Thursday, on Friday and a number of networking opportunities. New this year: a State GAC app to guide you throughout the conference.

January 23

7:00 – 10:00 pm: WCULAF Trivia Night

January 24

7:45 – 8:45 am: Registration & Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 am: Meeting Lead Briefing

8:45 – 9:00 am: Welcome Address - Brett Thompson

9:00 – 9:30 am: Legislative Visits Briefing - Sarah Wainscott

9:45 am: Group Photo at the State Capitol, Rotunda

10:00 am – 12:30 pm: Legislative Visits at the State Capitol

1:00 – 2:00 pm: Networking Lunch and Debriefing Session

2:00 – 3:00 pm: The Elections of 2018: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Dennis Goldford, Professor, Drake University
The 2016 presidential elections produced a result that dismayed some, pleased others, but surprised nearly everyone. This presentation will explore what happened, likely explanations and, the 2018 midterm elections as well as the 2020 presidential election. We will address the tasks ahead for both major political parties.

3:00 – 3:15 pm: Break

3:15 – 4:00 pm: Credit Union Awareness Initiative – Jim Nussle, President, CUNA

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Reception with Legislators, Government Officials & System Partners

January 25

8:30 – 9:15 am: Breakfast

9:15 – 10:30 am: Eggs & Regs: Session with NCUA Regional Director Cherie Freed

** For credit unions who wish to have follow-up time to drop off credit union-specific materials, use Friday as an opportunity to reach out to legislative offices or drop in to leave your materials.