NAPERVILLE, Ill. (3/24/10)--Nearly 140 credit union activists are expected to be present when Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn kicks off the Illinois Credit Union League’s (ICUL) annual legislative day and reception today in Springfield. Other event highlights will include:
* A regulatory update with officials from the National Credit Union Administration, including board member Michael Fryzel, and Robert Meza, director of the Division of Financial Institutions of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Meza will provide an update on Illinois state-chartered credit unions; * ICUL staff Steve Olson, executive vice president, general counsel and chief operating officer, and Keith Sias, director of state governmental affairs, who will brief participants on current issues critical to credit unions; * State Capitol visits, where participants can personally call on their lawmakers at the Capitol; and * A legislative reception at the Governor’s Mansion--a new location for the event. More than 40 lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and other dignitaries will attend.
The Illinois General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its spring legislative session on May 7.