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League's NoVA-Area Legislative Reception Draws 12 Federal, State Lawmakers

Authored By: Lewis Wood on 10/12/2022

Rep. Gerry Connolly at the NoVA legislator reception.Rep. Gerry Connolly at the NoVA legislator reception.

NoVA Chapter Legislative Event

Forty credit union supporters and a dozen federal and state lawmakers attended the League's legislative reception Tuesday night in Fairfax. Apple Federal Credit Union hosted the event.

Congressman Gerry Connolly, a longtime supporter of credit unions, addresses 50 credit union attendees at the League's NoVA Legislative Reception.
Congressman Gerry Connolly, a longtime supporter of credit unions, addresses 50 credit union attendees at the League's Northern Virginia Legislative Reception.
League President/CEO Carrie Hunt welcomes lawmakers and credit union supporters at the League's NoVA-area legislative reception.
League President/CEO Carrie Hunt welcomes lawmakers and credit union supporters at the League's Northern Virginia Legislative Reception.

This was the latest in a series of receptions all across the Commonwealth designed to bring together credit unions and their state and federal representatives to discuss credit union and financial services issues. Credit unions also had the opportunity to share their work in serving members and in support of their communities. 

Legislators and legislative aides in attendance were:

  • Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-11th)
  • Sen. George Barker (D-38th)
  • Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st)
  • Sen. Scott Surovell (D-36th)
  • Del. Briana Sewell (D-51st)
  • Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-31st)
  • Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd)
  • Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-50th)
  • Del. Karrie Delaney (D-67th)
  • Del. Vivian Watts (D-39th)
  • Del. Richard "Rip" Sullivan (D-48th)
  • Del. Dan Helmer (D-40th)
  • Aide to Sen. Mark Warner - Tannia Talento
  • Aide to state Sen. Jennifer Boysko - Karen Harrison
  • Aide to state Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-30th)

"The success of our advocacy efforts hinges on the relationships we build with lawmakers," said CeJae Vtipilson, League Director of Grassroots Programs and Political Fundraising. "It's critically important that we connect with lawmakers to discuss the issues that matter to our members and the future of the credit union industry."

Special thanks to the following credit unions for attending, with special thanks to our friends at Apple Federal Credit Union for hosting the event.

  • CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union
  • Justice Federal Credit Union
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • NextMark Credit Union
  • Northwest Federal Credit Union
  • Pentagon Federal Credit Union
  • Spectra Federal Credit Union


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