State-Wide Advocacy Council (SWAC)

The State-Wide Advocacy Council (SWAC) is composed of credit union representatives from across the Commonwealth. Council members:

  • Coordinate grassroots activities
  • Establish Virginia Credit Union Political Action Committee (VACUPAC) goals for each credit union
  • Coordinate political fundraising efforts
  • Host activities for legislators that showcase the "Credit Union Difference."

The Council has representatives serving in each of the four geographic regions of the state.

Regional Map of SWAC areas

Council Membership

 

Chairman:

Rick Pillow
Virginia Credit Union League
Staff Liaison: David Miles
Virginia Credit Union League
VACUPAC Trustee (Chairman) (ex-officio): Paul Muse
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
Virginia CULAC Trustee (ex-officio): Chris Williams
Henrico Federal Credit Union

 

Advocacy Grassroots Coordinator: Chris Anuswith
ABNB Federal Credit Union
VACUPAC Coordinator: Sharon Conti
Virginia Educators Credit Union
Legislative Event Coordinator: Phil Richards
Chartway Federal Credit Union
Staff Liaison: David Deacon
Virginia Credit Union League

 

Advocacy Grassroots Coordinator: Patsy Stuard
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union
VACUPAC Coordinator: Fred Overmann
Henrico Federal Credit Union
Legislative Event Coordinator: Amanda Habansky
Peoples Advantage Federal Credit Union
Staff Liaison: David Miles
Virginia Credit Union League

 

Advocacy Grassroots Coordinator: Joe Hasto
Northwest Federal Credit Union
VACUPAC Coordinator: Nicole Bowen
NextMark Federal Credit Union
Legislative Event Coordinator: Alan Christopher
DuPont Community Credit Union
Staff Liaison: CeJae Vtipilson
Virginia Credit Union League

 

Advocacy Grassroots Coordinator: Steadman Payne
Member One Federal Credit Union
VACUPAC Coordinator Missy Bowman
Mountain Empire Federal Credit Union
Legislative Event Coordinator: Andrew Reynolds
ValleyStar Credit Union
Staff Liaison: Terry Childress
Virginia Credit Union League

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