CLATSKANIE — Wauna Federal Credit Union celebrated its 45th annual meeting with more than 100 members April 14 at the Westport Community Church Fellowship Hall in Westport.

CEO and President Robert Blumberg reported that as of the end of 2011, there were total assets of $137.2 million, total loans of $114.5 million, total deposits of $124.6 million, a capital ratio of 8.4 percent (of total assets), and total membership of 15,364. He also informed the membership that Pacific County, Wash., has been added to the credit union’s field of membership.

Karl Hansen, chairman of the board of directors, highlighted several milestones during the year, including the Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification presented to the green-built Scappoose Branch. He also recognized outgoing board members Ed Serra and Milton Parham, in addition to informing the membership that he had chosen to retire from the board after serving three years.  

Results from the annual election by the membership included the re-election of incumbents Erlene Darby of Clatskanie and Debbie Huffman of Astoria, plus the election of Julie Gassner of  Astoria, Bill DeJager of Clatskanie and Philip Lager of Warren to the board.

At a later meeting of the board of directors, George Dunkel of Scappoose was selected chairman, Erlene Darby is first vice chairwoman, Lester Kahr is second vice chairman, Don McDaniel is finance officer and Debbie Huffman is secretary. Additional members of the board include Paul Lewicki of Astoria.  

At the conclusion of the business meeting, numerous prizes were awarded to the attending membership, including a $500 cash grand prize to Colleen Scherer of Scappoose.  

For information about Wauna FCU, call (800) 773-3236 or go to www.wauna fcu.org

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