Staff & Officials
Members of the board of directors are elected from and by the members
of the Credit Union. Directors serve without pay, serve terms of
three years. They are required to attend monthly meetings, training
sessions and seminars to keep abreast of changes in regulations.
The Board consists of nine members, each elected for three year terms.. Each year after the annual meeting, the Board elects a Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary. The Board is responsible for setting Credit Union policy and directing the President.
The Directors come from varied backgrounds and interests. They share a common commitment to being good stewards of our Members financial interests thus ensuring the continued success of American Lake Credit Union. They are dedicated to ongoing education in the areas critical to their roles as volunteer Directors. The following are your current Board members:
Glen Neal – Chair
Connie Hyndman – Vice-chair
Bob Dermann – Secretary
Marlene Grantham – Treasurer
| Don Ham
John Weber - Associate Member
Goody Calugas – Director Emeritus
The committee's job is to insure that the member's funds are being
handled in accordance with State and Federal regulations. The committee
hires a CPA firm to audit the credit union and provide the board
with an opinion audit each year.
Members of the committee also perform other auditing tasks such
as verifying closed accounts and activity on dormant accounts. Members
of the committee are elected by the membership to serve 3 year terms.
The committee works closely with the examiners from the Division
of Credit Unions during the annual exam. The members of the committee
|Carol Aldrich - Chair
Pat Freeberg - Secretary
The staff has over 100 years of combined experience working in credit
unions. They are dedicated to providing you service and helping
you achieve your financial goals. The following is a brief background
on the staff of the credit union:
Kolin C. Mcmann – President/CEO
Kolin McMann has been proactive in the Credit Union movement for over a decade, having graduated in 2008 from Portland State University with a B.S. in business, emphasizing in Accounting. In 2013, he graduated from Western CUNA Management School, a three year comprehensive program specifically created for Credit Union professionals.
For the previous six years, Kolin has been harnessing his skills as a CEO and President, all the while maintaining the philosophy that members are the priority and driving force behind the Credit Union’s success. Embodying an ‘out of the box’ mentality allows him to remain a visionary in the field; a characteristic that serves as the catalyst for the longevity of the institution, services that are offered, and satisfaction of its members.
A firm believer in collaboration, Kolin also encourages the facilitation of group involvement amongst staff, volunteers and the Board of Directors. Adhering to these practices ensures that the infrastructure of the company is continuously flourishing, and that all needs and views are addressed.
In his spare time, Kolin enjoys a profusion of different activities– whether kayaking on the shimmering waters of Commencement Bay, trying unique cuisines at new restaurants, or donating his time to causes like Relay for Life and People United for Pets, he remains an active and well-rounded individual in his community. This enthusiastic demeanor is a reflection of the positive and promising contributions we can expect to see from Kolin McMann as the CEO of American Lake Credit Union.
Oma Madsen – VP/CFO
Oma Madsen has been working within the Credit Union industry for over 30 years and is currently our Vice President and CFO here at American Lake Credit Union. Having begun in 1981 as a Member Service Representative and Accountant, she progressed and acquired a varied and diversified skillset which she continues to utilize today. Until 2010, she served as an independent contractor and offered assistance with duties relating to data processing, accounting, and numerous electronic services.
Since beginning her time here at ALCU, Oma has been an asset to the company by creating and analyzing financial statements, budgets and other financial reports that are imperative to the Credit Union’s success. In addition to monitoring risk factors and other assorted sensitive matters, she serves as a unifying liaison between the Credit Union and external auditors.
Advocating that honesty is paramount in all aspects of the Credit Union philosophy, she aims to facilitate the behind-the-scenes facet of the business as thoroughly as possible to ensure member satisfaction. This ethical conviction is accompanied by a collaborative mentality and determined demeanor in regards to completing tasks promptly and efficiently.
When she isn’t looking over spreadsheets and important documents, Oma enjoys curling up with a good book, traveling, and spending time with her family. Originally interested in the veterinary field, she possesses a passion and fondness for animals - particularly horses and dogs. In honor of this reverence, she hopes to one day engage in a charity that focuses on equine rescue efforts.
With her vast knowledge, expertise, and abundancy of time spent immersed in the Credit Union movement, Oma Madsen is an invaluable addition to our family here at American Lake Credit Union.