In one of her first acts as Board Chair for Your Association, Brooke Van Vleet, President & CEO of St. Helens Community Credit Union, has issued a call for credit union professionals to engage in service through NWCUA committees.
Five Northwest credit union professionals have accepted appointments to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Board of Directors Nominating Committee. Their task will be to help facilitate the Association’s at-large governance model.
St. Helens Community Credit Union President and CEO Brooke Van Vleet published an Op-Ed showing credit unions’ impact and stabilizing force on Oregon communities.
For its financial education work, youth outreach and overall community involvement, St. Helens Community Credit Union has been named the 2014 South Columbia County Chamber Business of the Year.
Through counseling and strategic credit, a Washington family regained their financial footing with help from Newrizons Federal Credit Union.
Brooke Van Vleet, Larry Hoff, Jake Jensen, and Sadie Hawkins may not really say “don’t tax my credit union” in their sleep, but the winners of this year’s NWCUA Advocacy awards certainly fill their waking hours with efforts to advance the credit union message.
Three new members were named to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s board of directors at the Association’s annual business meeting in Portland this week. Debie Keesee of Spokane Media Federal Credit Union will serve another term as board chair.
St. Helens Community CEO Brooke Van Vleet steps into the national spotlight tomorrow at a Washington, D.C., media event showcasing small-business lending. Her panel will follow remarks by Sen. Mark Udall, Rep. Ed Royce and CUNA President and CEO Bill Cheney.
St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union membership presented the credit union’s board of directors with a petition containing 492 signatures seeking a recall of five of its seven board members. A special meeting has been scheduled for Sept. 4.
Brooke Van Vleet Appointed President/CEO at St. Helens Community Federal, Board Terminates Merger Talks
Brooke Van Vleet brings 20 years of credit union experience to her new role as president/CEO at St. Helens Community FCU. Upon Van Vleet’s recommendation, the St. Helens board terminated a recent letter of intent to explore a merger with Wauna FCU.