September 15, 2017

Symposium on Current Issues in Credit Union Board Governance

Foster Pepper | 30th Floor Conference Center

Please join Foster Pepper PLLC and Lass Advisory Services for a one-day symposium event in Seattle featuring need-to-know information for Credit Union CEOs, Board Chairs, Supervisory/Audit Committee Chairs, Chief Risk Officers, Chief Compliance Officers and General Counsel.

Our distinguished panel of speakers will include:

  • Parker Cann, former BECU Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • Bill Longbrake, longtime Washington Mutual executive and current Executive in Residence at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland
  • John Lass, President of Lass Advisory Services
  • Rafael Stone, Foster Pepper attorney, Seattle Times Board Chair and former Board of Regents member for Washington State University
  • Other Foster Pepper attorneys

The panel will address the following topics: 

  • The Board-Management Relationship
  • Supervisory/Audit Committees: Appropriate Roles
  • Board Composition and Succession
  • Board Assessments
  • The Role of the Nominating Committee
  • Planning for the Future
  • Additional Issues of Interest

The symposium will take place on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Seattle offices of Foster Pepper PLLC. Attendees are also invited to attend a networking dinner the evening before Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Please RSVP to Capacity at the event is limited; please reserve your spot soon.

For those attending the Symposium from outside of the Seattle area, a discounted block of hotel rooms will be available at a downtown Seattle hotel near the Foster Pepper offices. Please contact for more information on hotel arrangements. 

Questions about the Symposium? Please contact Brad Thoreson (, Steve Peltin ( or John Lass (


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