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We welcome media inquiries and speaking engagements. Please contact First West's media relations team at the info below, or email

Jason Brown | Manager, Media Relations
TEL: 604-539-7415  CELL: 604-319-1211

Brian Bevilacqua | Sr. Manager, Communications & PR
TEL: 604-539-7389  CELL: 604-309-7446

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Facts at a glance

media releases

May 5, 2010

Credit Union’s inaugural AGM to be held in both Langley and Penticton

Surrey, BC - First West Credit Union this week notified all members of the credit union’s coming annual general meeting, board of directors election and voting.

The credit union...

April 6, 2010

Noted community leader and credit union pioneer passes away at the age of 83

Surrey, B.C.— Noted community leader and credit union pioneer Benjamin H. Voth passed away on Apr. 1 at the age of 83.

A carpenter by trade, Mr. Voth was a passionate community...

March 31, 2010

Director from the Valley First region resigns from the First West board of directors

Surrey, B.C. – Kevin Campbell, a director from the Valley First region, has resigned from the First West Credit Union board of directors for health reasons, effective immediately....

March 29, 2010

Skinner succeeds Gord Huston as the new CEO of First West Credit Union

Surrey, B.C. – First West Credit Union’s board of directors today announced that after an extensive recruitment process, Launi Skinner will be appointed chief executive officer, effective...

March 24, 2010

Huston announced plans to retire after 14 years of service to First West Credit Union and its forerunners

Surrey, B.C.—After 14 years of devoted service to First West Credit Union and its forerunners Envision Financial and First Heritage Savings, chief executive...