Alaskan Credit Union Educational Cruise Conference

Aboard Celebrity’s Solstice
June 16 – 23, 2017
Register – Brochure

Join us for an educational conference undisturbed by the everyday distractions of the office as we cruise aboard the elegant, Celebrity Solstice. Benefit from timely updates on the credit union topics of the day while enjoying spacious staterooms and world-class amenities.

For cabin availability or to reserve your cabin, contact Jill Donati of Altair Travel and Cruises 800-880-0055.

Itinerary – Passport required

Friday, June 16, 2017 Seattle, Washington
Saturday, June 17, 2017 At Sea
Sunday, June 18, 2017 Ketchikan, Alaska
Monday, June 19, 2017 Tracy Arm Fjord – Scenic Cruising
Juneau, Alaska
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Inside Passage – Scenic Cruising
Skagway, Alaska
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 At Sea
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Victoria, British Columbia
Friday, June 23, 2017 Seattle, Washington

For pricing and cabin availability, call Jill Donati of Altair Travel & Cruises, 800-880-0055 or email Jill at

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Bruce Hoogstraten is President of Geo-San, Inc. which has been in existence since 1998.  He has over 25 years of experience involving operational management, financial, sales, marketing, and engineering.  Geo-San is a management consulting practice focusing on operational management issues for small businesses, government contractors, as well as being instrumental in supporting various non-profits organizations.

Bruce lives in Hampton, VA and attended Hampton High School.  He received his BSME from the small private military college of Norwich University. He was a project engineer for the Westinghouse Corporation working on Naval Nuclear hardware, and a design engineer for a local NASA LaRC contractor.  After receiving his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, Mr. Hoogstraten worked for Ferguson Enterprises Incorporated as a manager specializing in operations and business processes. The first startup venture Bruce created was an effort centered on technology transferred from the NASA LaRC involving a patented ultra-stable laser which was marketed in the space based communication industry.

Mr. Hoogstraten has two sons and is very active in volunteer work.  In addition to being on  the Governor’s Aerospace Advisory Council (past chairman) – He was the past Chairman of the Hampton YMCA and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA; the Colonial Virginia Council of the Boys Scouts of America; The Board of Fellows for Norwich University (Chairman of the Engineering Sitting Committee) and The Class Agent for Norwich 1982; The Board of Directors for Langley Federal Credit Union; The Peninsula Baseball Stadium Authority; Chairman of the Pilots Youth Baseball Organization; and has been an adjunct MBA professor at Hampton University.


Rory Rowland is a: been there, done that speaker. He has successfully turned around a failing credit union. Within 2 years it rocketed from a bottom 10 percentile performer to achieve the recognition of a Top 10 performer in the state of Missouri.

Rory knows the challenges you face every day, with being asked to do more with less. Rory will give you practical, useful ideas to improve your credit union, from years of experience working with top performing CUs nationwide.

Rory has helped thousands of professionals clearly define what great leadership is and how to be one of the best bosses. Rory facilitates strategic planning sessions for credit union boards so that boards and management will be on the same page, same hymnal, while they lead their CU to greater results and better performance. Rory has presented his high energy fun and humorous programs in all 50 states over the past 20 years as well as Canada and Mexico.


  • Reaching Your Members In The 21st Century
  • Board Development
  • Meetings & Metrics
  • CEO Compensation & Evaluation
  • Service/Sales Culture Success Stories
  • Financial Literacy
  • And Much More!

Book on or before December 15, 2016 and SAVE $100 per person
Book December 16, 2016 – February 28, 2017 and Save $50 per person

Category Participant Rate (1st Person) Spouse/Guest Rate (2nd Person)
11…Inside Stateroom $2495 $1195
8….Oceanview Stateroom $3295 $1295
2B..Verandah $3795 $1395
C3..Concierge Class $4095 $1495

Rates based on double occupancy. Rates do not include taxes and fees of $459.51 per person. For single, 3rd, and 4th person rates, and availability of Suites, contact Jill Donati at 800-880-0055. (All taxes and fees are subject to change) Insurance is mandatory and additional.

Registration can NOT be confirmed until your deposit has been received.

For cabin availability or to reserve your cabin, contact Jill Donati of Altair Travel and Cruises 800-880-0055.

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