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Josh Juhlke, Manager, Media Relations
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media releases

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...

October 10, 2009

New corporate head office to house executives responsible for setting the high-level corporate vision and strategy for First West

Penticton, BC – First West Credit Union this week confirmed a corporate head office location in South Surrey’s Morgan Creek...

September 24, 2009

Local credit unions join together to form the third-largest credit union in British Columbia

Penticton, BC – Earlier this week Envision Financial and Valley First Credit Union received strong member approval to proceed with a merger that will create First West...