NAFCU Reorganizes Governmental AffairsDepartment
ARLINGTON, Va. - (03/31/05) NAFCU has reorganized its governmentaffairs department to create a new political affairs divisionheaded by Murray S. Chanow, formerly NAFCUs seniorlegislative representative. Chanows new duties will includedirecting NAFCU/PAC, the associations political actioncommittee, leading NAFCUs grassroots programs and managingthe annual Congressional Caucus public affairs meeting. Brad Thalercontinues to lead NAFCUs congressional lobbying team asdirector of legislative affairs. Its become apparentover the last year that we need to place more emphasis on ourpolitical programs, said NAFCU President Fred Becker,and I cant think of a more qualified person to leadour efforts in this area than Murray Chanow. Becker pointedto the associations increased visibility last year at thetwo national party conventions as well as activities earlier thisyear associated with President Bushs inaugurationallof which Chanow had a large part in orchestrating.