HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) Board of Directors held its annual reorganization meeting May 17 and elected its Board Chair and Vice Chair. The new officers elected were:
Chair — Maria LaVelle, President/CEO, Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union, Greensburg
Vice Chair — Louise Lingenfelser, CEO, ClearChoice Federal Credit Union, Wyomissing
LaVelle represents credit unions in the total assets greater than $30 million and up to $100 million dollars and has been on the PCUA Board since 2009. She also serves as Chair of the PCUA Governmental Affairs/PAC Trustees Committee and has served on the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation Board since 2011. LaVelle has been the President and CEO of Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union since 2001.
Lingenfelser also represents credit unions in the total assets up to $30 million and was elected in 2008 to the PCUA Board. In addition, she has also served on the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation Board since 2008. Since 1986, Lingenfelser has been the President and CEO of ClearChoice Federal Credit Union.
Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members. The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational, and operational support for more than 400 credit unions in Pennsylvania. These credit unions have assets in excess of $37 billion and serve more than 3.7 million members. For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit www.iBelong.org
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