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CUNA Appoints New Director of Advocacy

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) has announced the appointment of Becca Durr as the director of advocacy. In her role at CUNA, Durr will be responsible for managing the association’s relationships with Democrats on a variety of key advocacy issues. She brings more than 10 years of governmental affairs experience to CUNA’s team of lobbyists who develop and execute advocacy strategies that address top credit union priorities at the national level.

“Becca’s work reflects a proven ability to develop a strong narrative among Washington policymakers,” said CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan. “We are confident she will be key pillar in our 360-advocacy approach as we strive to break down legislative barriers and further advance the credit union movement.”

Prior to joining CUNA, Durr was the regional director of political affairs at the American Medical Association (AMA), where she cultivated and maintained relationships with more than 100 offices in the United States Senate and House in the southeastern region. Durr also served as the director of corporate relations for the Democratic Governors Association, serving as the bridge between trade associations and their political outreach campaigns which focused on issues impacting the corporate community. She brings CUNA a wealth of experience in corporate fundraising, political affairs and grassroots advocacy within the Democratic Party.

Durr has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Texas at Austin.

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2019-06-24 00:00:00