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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

media packages

First West Annual Report 2015

First West Annual Report 2014

Facts at a glance

media releases

March 5, 2010

Credit union expresses support of the new national credit union framework

SURREY, B.C. – First West Credit Union expressed support today for the federal government’s plan to introduce a legislative framework that will enable credit unions to operate nationally...

March 3, 2010

British Columbia’s newest financial institution now accepting candidate nominations for its board of directors

Surrey and Penticton, B.C. - British Columbia’s newest financial institution, First West Credit Union, is now accepting candidate nominations for its...

January 20, 2010

Three new table officers enlisted at the company’s inaugural board meeting

Surrey, BC - At its inaugural meeting this week, the First West board of directors elected its table officers as follows: Terry Enns, chair; Colleen Lister, vice-chair; and Shawn Neumann,...

November 21, 2009

B.C.’s third-largest credit union seeking key player to join the First West executive team

Penticton and Langley, BC - Valley First and Envision Financial have begun a search for First West Credit Union’s senior vice-president, people services.


November 7, 2009

Members of the Valley First and Envision boards seeking individual to advance First West’s vision

Penticton, BC - The boards of directors of Valley First Credit Union and Envision Financial are pleased to jointly announce that they have begun the search for First...