First West Credit Union

January 4, 2017 - - in Leadership
First West Credit Union issues call for board nominations
November 17, 2016 - - in Community
We don’t always hear about these stories because the foundation doesn’t run its own programming. It’s the stories from the people impacted in our communities as a result of that work which illustrate the importance of the First West Foundation’s work.
October 6, 2016 - Shelley Besse - in People
What I learned during my humanitarian trip in Mexico
September 29, 2016 - - in Leadership
Insights from our leaders on Closer to the Member Day
September 15, 2016 - Shalane Wellard - in Leadership
The little ones are key to some of our greatest relationships
September 15, 2016 - - in Strategy
Are we doing enough?

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First West Credit Union is now accepting nominations from candidates interested in standing for election to the board of directors.

Seven seats will be available in the 2017 election – three in the Island Savings Region, two in the Envision Region, one in the Valley First Region and one at-large seat. Nominations will be accepted from January 4, 2017 to February 10, 2017.

Interested in learning more about what the board is looking for in new directors and how you can get...


By Seline Kutan

Several years ago, I was asked to visit a Canadian Mental Health Association program funded by the First West Foundation. During the visit, I was introduced to a young woman who wanted to thank me personally for supporting the Youth Supper Club because it had such a positive impact on her life. She expressed how alone she felt in her struggles with mental illness before joining the club but that through the program she had since met many others who...


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A couple of years ago, First West Insurance made the decision to move from four disparate insurance broker management platforms to a unified state-of-the-art system from Applied Systems. To say...