Paul Revere Award

The Paul Revere Award is given to the credit union grassroots advocate of the year.  This award is intended for the advocate who regularly and effectively trumpets the battle cry of the credit union community.  The award is based on the grassroots contacts made by individual advocates and reported to NAFCU.  The award is presented at NAFCU's Congressional Caucus.

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Entry deadline: Friday, August 11, 2017


The following criteria must be met to be a candidate for The Paul Revere Award:

  • Candidates must be from NAFCU-member credit unions.  
  • Candidates for The Paul Revere Award should have held at least two meetings during 2016 or 2017 with each of their members of Congress (two Senators and one Representative). Qualifying meetings include: events with congressional staff; town hall meetings; fundraisers; and meetings in Washington, the local district or state offices.
  • Candidates for The Paul Revere Award should promptly respond to all NAFCU Grassroots Alerts by completing the actions requested, such as: phone calls, e-mails and letters to their legislators. 
  • Candidates should regularly be in contact with NAFCU to ensure that they have the most up-to-date legislative and regulatory information.

Note: Special consideration will be given to those individuals who have invited their members of Congress for credit union tours or are politically active either with congressional campaigns, or organizing and attending political fundraisers. 

Submitting Applications

Complete all sections of the Paul Revere Award application and limit your responses to the space that has been allotted for each section. Return your completed application to NAFCU via one of the options below:

  • Apply online with the electronic Paul Revere Award entry form
  • Mail to NAFCU, 3138 10th Street North, Arlington, VA 22201,
    Attn: Associate Director of Political Affairs
  • Fax to 703-522-0594.

Download PDF Download the Paul Revere Award entry form PDF.

For more information on the Paul Revere Award, or for additional information on how your credit union can support NAFCU through our grassroots programs, please contact Meghan Brady, Associate Director of Political Affairs, at 703-842-2837 or

2011-2016 Paul Revere Award Winners

2011 Dawn Donovan, Price Chopper Employees Federal Credit Union
2012 Cyndy Scott, Tower Federal Credit Union
2013 Edward Marvin, Randolph- Brooks Federal Credit Union
2014 Walter Furnace, American Airlines Federal Credit Union
2015 Chris Anuswith, ABNB Federal Credit Union
2016 David Casey, Family Trust Federal Credit Union