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Who Can Join?

Anyone who resides in, is employed in, attends school in, 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 maintains a $5 share of ownership in their Share Savings Account. Each Member-Owner is eligible to vote for our Volunteer Boards, and even to run for a position on the board of Directors.







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Our History

Wauna Federal Credit Union was chartered in 1967 by a group of local residents who were employees of the Crown Zellerbach Paper Company (now known as Georgia Pacific Paper Company), located in Wauna, Oregon. As the popularity of our Credit Union grew, other nearby residents requested the opportunity to become members, too. This prompted our volunteer board of directors to apply to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a federal government agency that oversees the credit union industry, to expand our field of membership so others could join. Over the years a number of field of membership expansions were approved to the point where Wauna Federal Credit Union today is authorized to serve all the residents and businesses in Clatsop County, Columbia County, and Western Washington County (Oregon), and Pacific County (Washington).

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Community Involvement
Environmental Commitment

To file a member complaint please click on the button below to send an email to our Supervisory Committee. Please describe the incident or issue in as great of detail as possible, including date, your name, and any other pertinent information.

Board of Directors

George Dunkel

  • Chair: George Dunkel, Scappoose
  • 1st Vice Chair: Christine Johnson, Scappoose
  • 2nd Vice Chair: William (Bill) DeJager, Birkenfeld
  • Financial Officer: Jennifer Teeter, Astoria
  • Secretary: Erick Holsey, Clatskanie
  • Mike Hoag, Scappoose
  • Beth Van Elswyk, Astoria
  • Jill Hult, Vernonia

Interest in joining our board or committees? Find out more  at

Supervisory Committee

  • Daniel Huggett, Vernonia
  • Santiago Estrada, Forest Grove
  • Mike Avent, Rainier
  • Jeff Engstrom, Warren
  • Lester Kahr, Clatskanie

Read the 2021 Annual Report as a PDF

Read the 2020 Annual Report as a PDF

Read the 2019 Annual Report as a PDF

Read the 2018 Annual Report as a PDF

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

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