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2023 State Governmental Affairs Conference

Monday, March 20, 2023, 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 2:00pm




Turn advocacy into action at the New York Credit Union Association's 2023 State Governmental Affairs Conference! Advocacy is a year-round effort, but this annual event is when the power of the New York credit union movement is on full display! State GAC is your chance to connect directly with some of the most influential lawmakers, regulators and insiders in New York State government.

Conference Agenda:
*Subject to change*

Monday, March 20, 2023   
12:00pm - 12:45pm   Registration
12:00pm - 12:45pm   Lunch
12:45pm - 1:30pm   Casey Seiler, Editor in Chief/VP of the Times Union
  Casey Seiler will share insights from his extensive journalism career and what he has learned from covering New York   state government, as well as the crisis in state journalism as more and more news outlets pull back from meaningful   watchdog reporting.
1:30pm - 2:15pm   Federal Home Loan Bank of NY
2:15pm - 2:30pm   Break
2:30pm - 4:00pm   Legislative Briefing
  Kristina Persaud, Director of Governmental Affairs, New York Credit Union Association
5:00pm - 6:30pm   Reception

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
7:30am - 8:30am   Breakfast
9:00am - 2:00pm   Legislative Visits


Location & Lodging:

Renaissance Albany Hotel
144 State Street
Albany, NY  12207

Standard Rooms: $214 per night
Executive Rooms: $234 per night


To Reserve Your Room:

  • Call (888) 236-2427 

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by one of the above methods.

Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 24, 2023

Parking Arrangements:
Discounted self parking of $14 per car, per day will apply. 
All parking charges are the responsibility of the individual parkers.


Educational Investment:
Registrant - $199 per person
Young Professionals Full Conference (credit union professionals age 39 and under) - $149 per person
Young Professional YP Track Only (credit union professionals age 39 and under) - $99 per person

Registration Deadline:  March 3, 2023


Register to Attend


Featured Speakers:

Seiler.jpgCasey Seiler, Editor in Chief and Vice President, Albany Times Union

Casey Seiler is the Albany Times Union’s editor in chief and vice president. He previously served as managing editor, Capitol Bureau chief and entertainment editor. He served as a co-host of WMHT’s Emmy-winning news magazine “New York Now” from 2009 to 2019. His column appears in the Sunday Perspective section.

Before arriving in Albany in 2000, he worked at the Burlington Free Press in Vermont and the Jackson Hole Guide in Wyoming. A graduate of Northwestern University, Seiler is a Buffalo native who grew up in Louisville, Ky. He lives in Albany’s lovely Pine Hills. 


Cancellation Policy:

A refund of the amount paid, less an $40 administrative fee per registrant, will be given for all cancellations submitted via email to events.training@nycua.org ten or more business days prior to the start of the session. No refunds will be granted if the cancellation is received after that time frame. Substitutes will be accepted any time prior to the start of the program at no additional cost. Simply email events.training@nycua.org, listing the new participant and who they will be replacing.


Event Code of Conduct and Protocols