Local Credit Union Leader Re-elected to Pennsylvania Credit Union Association Board

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) Board of Directors held its annual reorganization meeting and elected its Chairman and Vice Chairman.  Two officers were re-elected for one-year terms:

  • Chairman — Michael Kaczenski, President/CEO, Sun East Federal Credit Union, Aston
  • Vice Chairman — Maria LaVelle, President/CEO, Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union, Greensburg.

Kaczenski represents credit unions with more than $100 million in assets and has served on the PCUA Board since 2004.  He was elected Chairman in 2011 and had previously served as Vice Chairman.

LaVelle represents credit unions with $30 to $100 million in assets and was elected in 2009.  She also currently serves as a Board member of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation.

Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members.  The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational and operational support for nearly 500 credit unions in Pennsylvania.  These credit unions have assets in excess of $33 billion and serve more than 3.5 million members.  For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit

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