Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Local Credit Union Leader Elected to PCUA Board

5/19/2009
HARRISBURG – The members of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association have elected Maria LaVelle, CEO of Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union to its Board of Directors.  LaVelle will serve a three-year term and represent credit unions in the Armstrong, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.  Since 2001, LaVelle has served as the CEO of the Greensburg-based credit union. 

LaVelle also serves on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation and is active in the Greensburg Chapter of Credit Unions, holding the position of Vice President.  Within Westmoreland County, LaVelle is involved in many community events, including the Chamber of Commerce and the Juvenile Diabetes Walk for a Cure.  She also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Business Management from Point Park University.

Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members to be better consumers.  The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational and operational support for nearly 600 credit unions in Pennsylvania.  These credit unions have assets in excess of $28 billion and serve nearly three and a half million members.  For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit www.ibelong.org.

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