Washington CUs Busy In Olympia

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Washington's credit unions have been busy in this state's capital, welcoming a new director of the Department of Financial Institutions and meeting with the governor on financial literacy.

Washington's Gov. Christine Gregoire has appointed Scott Jarvis as the new director of the DFI. Among Jarvis' first duties was to meet with credit union and Washiongton league officials to talk about efforts being pioneered by the Jump$tart Coalition.

In the photo, above, Gregoire (center) and Jarvis, host five young credit union members and Jump$tart Washington board members along with Kevin Foster-Keddie, CEO of Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU); Deborah Wege, BECU; Will Rance, WSECU and Stacy Augustine, Washington Credit Union League, Senior Vice President of Policy and Public Advocacy.

Above, Gov. Gregoire, discusses financial literacy with three-year-old Adriana Hall, daughter of the Washington league's CFO, Sharon Hall.

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