Longtime credit union insider John McKechnie will address New York attendees at the 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.
McKechnie currently serves as senior partner at Total Spectrum, a federal lobbying and advocacy consulting firm based out of Washington, D.C. He was a longtime lobbyist for CUNA, where he worked from 1987-2006, including four years as the organization’s chief lobbyist. McKechnie went on to work for NCUA, where he served for five years as the agency’s director of public and congressional affairs. He also worked on Capitol Hill in the office of former Rep. Stanford Parris, a Republican from Virginia.
McKechnie will make his remarks during the New York Credit Union Association’s legislative briefing, scheduled for 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12. Association President/CEO William J. Mellin will lead the briefing.
The CUNA GAC will be held March 10-14. The conference is considered the premier event for political impact in the credit union industry, drawing thousands of credit union advocates from across the country each year. A number of prominent speakers are scheduled to keynote this year’s event, including former Secretary of State and U.S. Sen. John Kerry.
In addition to the keynote and educational sessions, the event also includes face-to-face meeting with some of the most influential policymakers in the country.
To learn more, visit the Association’s website.