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Who Can Join?
Anyone who resides, is employed, attends school, or worships in Clatsop County, Columbia County, or Western Washington County in Oregon, and Pacific County in Washington, is eligible to join. Any business, organization, or legal entity within these areas is eligible for a business membership; and any relative of any current Wauna Credit Union member is eligible to join.
Become a Member/Owner
All members are equal owners of Wauna Credit Union. Each member-owner maintains a $5 share of ownership in their Share Savings Account and is eligible to vote for our Volunteer Boards, and even run for a position on the Board of Directors.
Wauna Federal Credit Union was chartered in 1967 by a group of employees of the Crown Zellerbach Paper Mill (now known as Georgia Pacific), located in Wauna, Oregon. As the Credit Union's popularity and success in providing financial thrift grew, area residents began requesting the opportunity for membership. This prompted the volunteer board of directors to apply to the National Credit Union Administration, a federal government agency that oversees the credit union industry, to expand the field of membership. Over the years, a number of field of membership expansions were approved. Today, Wauna Federal Credit Union serves all residents and businesses in Clatsop County, Columbia County, and Western Washington County in Oregon, and Pacific County in Washington.
What is a Credit Union?
A financial institution that is not-for-profit, is member-owned (cooperative) to serve residents with a common-bond (such as an employer, a community, a county, etc.), is also member-directed (a volunteer board of directors annually elected by the membership), and returns all profits each year to its members via strong savings and loan rates (than traditional for-profit banks), investment in technology and convenient service delivery systems, and most importantly, the delivery of the highest rated personal service in the financial services industry
We Want to Hear from You
To better serve the members of Wauna Credit Union, we are interested in your comments, suggestions, and/or complaints. Please send to Wauna Credit Union at this address:
Wauna Credit Union
PO Box 67
Clatskanie, OR 97016