RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (9/24/08)--Leon Panetta, chief of staff to former President Bill Clinton, and Andrew Card, former chief of staff to President George W. Bush, will give their perspectives on the November presidential election and implications for the nation at the California and Nevada Credit Union League’s Annual Meeting and Convention. The event takes place Nov. 5-7 in San Francisco with the Panetta and Card presentations set for Nov. 6--two days after the national presidential election. Also among the speakers at the convention will be Anna Quindlen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Newsweek columnist and best-selling author, who will provide her perspective on current events and issues. Other speakers include former NFL football player, author, actor and humanitarian Rosey Grier, and economist Esmael Adibi, director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research and Anderson Chair of Economic Analysis at Chapman University. “This year’s convention is well-timed to address the current economic and political challenges the nation is facing,” said Bill Cheney, the leagues’ president/CEO. The convention theme, “YOU make the Movement Shine,” salutes credit unions and members in celebrating the 75th anniversary of the California Credit Union League.