Kieran Marion, Senior Vice President of Advocacy
Kieran is the Senior Vice President of Advocacy, overseeing Government Affairs and Regulatory Affairs.
The Government Affairs and Regulatory Affairs departments provide a strong voice for Michigan’s credit unions with state and federal policy makers on legislative and regulatory issues. These teams work to drive change and remove barriers for Michigan’s credit unions every day through a comprehensive approach to advocacy.
The Government Affairs and Regulatory Affairs departments work closely with credit union leaders to develop and respond to policy initiatives, and keep them connected in a constantly evolving political landscape. They also collaborate with the Communications and Education teams to keep Michigan’s credit unions informed about public sector developments and help them take advantage of key opportunities that will help them grow and better serve their membership.
Renee Werth, Senior Vice President of Education & Communications
Renee is the Vice President of Education and Events, overseeing MCUL & Affiliates' delivery of in-person conferences, schools and workshops, as well as distance learning webinars, audio and online training resources.
Her team strives to help credit unions meet the demands of today and the challenges of tomorrow, with timely, relevant and affordable professional development topics, delivered throughout the state and through the Internet.
The Education and Events group takes the lead with coordinating the MCUL & Affiliates Annual Convention and Exposition and works closely with credit union leaders and subject matter experts to facilitate quality training experiences for executives, volunteers, operational and frontline staff members.
Jordan Kingdon, Vice President of Government Affairs
Jordan is the Vice President of Government Affairs, which is comprised of Legislative Affairs, Grassroots Advocacy and Political Action.
Jordan's team advocates for the credit union movement in Lansing and Washington, DC by working to create a better operating environment for credit unions so they can bring more benefits to their members.
The Government Affairs team partners with credit union leaders to deliver their message to legislative and regulatory leaders, ensuring the public has continued access to a robust credit union system. The team also coordinates grassroots activity throughout Michigan.
Amanda Tuckey, Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Amanda is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, overseeing marketing and communications activities. Her team manages the public profile and messaging for MCUL, including print collateral development, website and digital communications, social media, public relations and corporate brand management.
As lead on the Awards Committee, Amanda organizes and executes the MCUL awards program and ceremony with partnering credit unions. Additionally, as lead on the CU Link Committee, she develops and maintains the holistic public persona for credit unions across the state through the CU Link Campaign.
Amanda’s team serves as support to the entire agency and its partners. From driving research initiatives to MCUL’s advocacy efforts to educational events and Foundation support, Amanda’s team collaborates with all MCUL divisions and its members.
Sarah Stevenson, Director of Regulatory Affairs
Sarah is the Director of Regulatory Affairs for MCUL & Affiliates, overseeing regulatory initiatives and the League's compliance helpline.
She and her team review proposed rules from the various governing regulatory agencies, assessing the impact to Michigan’s credit unions and advocating for change at the state and federal level. The team also assists credit unions with compliance through the compliance helpline and Destination Compliance in order to help credit unions manage through regulatory and compliance burden.
The regulatory affairs department also works closely with credit union leaders to deliver strong messaging to state and federal regulators. Additionally, the team collaborates with the government affairs team on key issues impacting credit unions at the state and federal level.
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