Leadership

Columbia Credit Union is a cooperative financial institution with strategic leadership from our Board of Directors and audit oversight by our Supervisory Committee. Columbia is a state-chartered credit union regulated by the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) at the state level and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) at the federal level. Together these entities ensure Columbia is securely and soundly operated with a focus on our mission, vision and values.

 

Columbia Credit Union Board of Directors

Columbia Board Member Al-Schauer is part of Columbia's Volunteer Leadership
Became CCU Official: 2012
Became Director: 2012
Current Term Expires: 2020
Current Board Committees:
Executive
  Al Schauer Chair
Member Since: 1979
Residency: Camas, WA
Employment Status: Retired/Part-time consultant
Education: Washington State University – engineering management; Portland State University – civil engineering; University of CA Berkeley – civil engineering/psychology; Chabot College – civil engineering/psychology
Employment History: President, PointNorth Consulting, Inc. – 2011-present; Senior Partner, MacKay & Sposito, Inc. – 2010-2011; President/CEO, MacKay & Sposito, Inc. – 2002-2010; Senior Vice President, MacKay & Sposito, Inc. – 1985-2002; Office Manager, MacKay & Sposito, Inc. – 1977-1985
Community/Volunteer Services: Board member,MacKay Sposito – 1985-present; Board member, Low Impact Development/Design Implementation Advisory Board, WA State Dept. of Ecology – 2008-2011; Chair and Facilitator, City of Vancouver Stormwater Ordinance Compliance Committee/NPDES Ph. II – 2009-2010; Team member, Clean Water Act/NPDES Ph. II, National Association of Home Builders – 1999-2006; Vice President/Board Member, Building Industry Association of SW WA – 1996-2006; Board member, Responsible Growth Forum of Clark County – 2002-2009
 
Alishia Topper is a Volunteer Board Member at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2012
Became Director: 2012
Current Term Expires: 2019
Current Board Committees: Executive, Development/Nominating
  Alishia Topper Vice Chair
Member Since: 2009
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: Washington State University – BS Psychology; Washington State University – BA Foreign Language and Literatures; Portland State University – MPA Public Administration
Employment History: Director of Strategic Partnerships, Vancouver Public Schools; Senior Director of Development, Fort Vancouver National Trust; Director of Development, Columbia Springs; Director of Donor Relations, Portland State University
Community/Volunteer Services: Council member, City of Vancouver – 2014 – present; Board Director, Council for the Homeless – 2015-present; Board Director, Southwest Clean Air Agency – 2015-present; Board Director, Columbia River Economic Development Council – 2013 – present; Board Director, Vancouver’s Downtown Association – 2011-present; Board Director, Columbia Springs – 2010-2013; Board Director, Rotary Club of VMS – 2010-2013
Marci White-Stumpf is a Volunteer Board Member at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2015
Became Director: 2015
Current Term Expires: 2018
Current Board Committees:
Executive, Financial Performance
  Marci White-Stumpf Treasurer
Member Since: 2010
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: Washington State University – BA Business Administration; Clark College – AA General Studies
Employment History: CPA, Peterson & Associates – 2005–present; Office Assistant, First Pacific Associates – 2003–2005; CNA, Woodland Care Center – 1997-2002
Community/Volunteer Services: Finance Committee Member, Northwest Assoc. of Blind Athletes – 2013–present; Volunteer, Clark County Food Bank 2000-present; Volunteer, PTA Truman Elementary – 2011-2013; Board Director, Young Professionals of Vancouver – 2006–2013
Kelly Love is a Volunteer Board Member at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2015
Became Director: 2015
Current Term Expires: 2018
Current Board Committees:
Executive, Policy Review
  Kelly Love Secretary
Member Since: 1991
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: Washington State University – BA Humanities; Everett Community College – AA Communications
Employment History: CEO/President, Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce – 2010–present; District Director, U.S. Rep. Brian Baird – 2005–2010; News Reporter/Anchor KGW TV – 1991–2005; News Reporter/Anchor KUTV TV – 1987-1991
Community/Volunteer Services: Board Member, The Children’s Center – 2010–present; Board Member, Association Washington Business – 2010– present; Board Member, SW WA Workforce Development – 2010–present; Board Member, Leadership Clark County – 2010-present
Columbia Credit Union Volunteer Board Member Roy Johnson
Became CCU Official: 2013
Current Term Expires: 2019
Current Board Committees:
Policy Review
  Roy Johnson Director
Member Since: 2009
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: University of Nebraska, Omaha – MPA public administration
Employment History: Executive Director, Vancouver Housing Authority – 2008-present; Executive Director, Spartanburg Housing Authority, SC – 2003-2008; Housing Director, City of Wichita, KS – 2000-2003; Housing Director, City of Lincoln, NE – 1997-2000
Community/Volunteer Services: Board Director, Bridgeview Housing – 2008- present; Board Director, Vancouver Affordable Housing – 2008-present; Board Director, Assoc. of WA Housing Authorities – 2008-present; Board Director, Impact Capital – 2009-2012
Larry Paulson is a Volunteer Board Member at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2012
Became Director: 2012
Current Term Expires: 2020
Current Board Committees:
Financial Performance
  Larry Paulson Director
Member Since: 2001
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Retired
Education: Willamette University– BA Economics; Willamette University College of Law – JD Law
Employment History: Executive Director, Port of Vancouver – 1999–2012; Deputy Executive Director, Port of Vancouver – 1997-1998; Shareholder, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt – 1983–1997; Associate, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt – 1979–1983; Officer-Brigadier General, Oregon Air National Guard – 1968–1999
Community/Volunteer Services:Energy Facility Site Evaluation Board – 2014-present; Committee Member, City of Vancouver Review of Fire Districts – 2012-2013; Board Member, City of Vancouver Public Facilities District – 2011-present; Board Member, Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board – 2010-2013; Board Member, United Way of the Columbia Willamette – 2008-present; Board Member, Governor’s Climate Advisory Team – 2007-2009; Task Force Member, Bi-State Task Force for the Columbia River Crossing – 2006-2008
Columbia Credit Union Board Member Eric Sawyer
Became CCU Official: 2017
Became Director: 2017
Current Term Expires: 2018
Current Board Committees:
Policy Review
  Eric Sawyer Interim Director
Member Since: 2015
Residency: Camas, WA
Employment Status: Full Time
Education: Central Washington University, BS Communications
Employment History: Area Manager, BBSI Preferred Payroll – 2009 to present; Mortgage Lending – 2000 to 2009; Business Relations, KNDO NBC – 1996 to 1999
Community/Volunteer Services: Board Chair, Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, 2014 – 2015; Member, Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, 2011 to present; volunteer for Share House, Salvation Army, Mount St. Helens Institute, Gardner School, Humane Society and other Clark County non-profit organizations. Youth baseball coach, 2000 to present.
Paul Montague is a Columbia Credit Union Board of Directors member
Became CCU Official: 2013
Became Director: appointed 2013
Current Term Expires: 2019
Current Board Committees:
Financial Performance, Board Development/Nominating Committee
Lynn Valenter Director
Member Since: 2013
Residency: Camas, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: Cornell University – B.S. Hotel Administration; Washington State University – MBA Business Administration
Employment History: Vice Chancellor Finance and Operations, Washington State University Vancouver, 1997 – present; Various hospitality positions, Pointe-Hilton Resort, Westin Hotels/AIRCOA/Far West Enterprises – 1979 – 1992
Community/Volunteer Services: Board Member, Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University – 2014 -present; Civil Service Commissioner, City of Camas – 2006 – present; Board Director, H-RoC – 2012- present; Board Director, EOCF – 2006 – 2013; Board Director, CREDC – 2011-2012
 
Carol Van Natta is a Columbia Credit Union Board of Directors member
Became CCU Official: 2017
Became Director: 2017
Current Term Expires: 2020
Current Board Committees:
Board Development/Nominating Committee
Carol Van Natta Director
Member Since: 2016
Residency: Camas, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: University of Missouri, Kansas City – MPA Nonprofit Management; Portland State University – BA English
Employment History: Executive Director, PeaceHealth  Southwest Medical Center Foundation – 2013-present; Vice President, Oregon State University Foundation, Portland Office – 2008–2013; Vice Chancellor for Advancement, University of Washington, Tacoma – 2002-2008; Director of Development, College of Business, University of Denver – 2000-2002; Director of Development, Schools of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – 1998-2000; Special Assistant to the President, University of Texas at San Antonio – 1993-1998; Development Officer, Henry W. Bloch School of Business and School of Education, University of Missouri, Kansas City – 1986-1993
Community/Volunteer Services: Board Member, Identity Clark County – 2013-present; Board Member, Association of Fundraising Professionals Foundation – 2013-present; Chair, Campaign for St. Luke Lutheran Church – 2013-present; Past President, Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon/SW Washington Chapter – 2011-2013; Board Member, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry – 2010-2013
 

Email the Board of Directors at BoardMembers@ColumbiaCU.org

Columbia Credit Union Supervisory Committee

 
Dick Thompson is a member of the volunteer supervisory committee at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2014
Current Term Expires: 2019
  Dick Thompson Supervisory Committee Chair
Member Since: 2004
Residency: Woodland, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: University of Washington – B.S. Business Administration; Clark College – General Studies; SEC Licensed Series 7 and 66
Employment History: Owner, Thompson Financial Services, – 2000 – present; Owner, Thompson & Associates, CPAs – 1976 – present
Community/Volunteer Services: Major Gifts and Finance Committees, Columbia Land Trust – 2006 – present; Board Member, Committee Member and Past Treasurer, Vancouver Rotary Foundation – 1997 – present; District Audit Chairman, Rotary District 5100 – 2012–2014; Board Member and Disaster Chairman, Red Cross – 1975-2005; Member, American Legion/Voiture 40 et 8 – 1977-present; Lifetime/Active Member of numerous Fisheries/Environmental Groups
Tony Jackson is a member of the volunteer supervisory committee at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2013
Current Term Expires: 2019
  Tony Jackson Supervisory Committee Vice Chair
Member Since: 2001
Residency: Battle Ground, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: Washington State University – B.A. business administration; Andrews University – MBA business administration
Employment History: Controller, FamilyCare, Inc. – 2012 – present; Senior Financial Analyst, FamilyCare, Inc. – 2011-2012; Accountant III, The Regence Group – 2004-2011
Community/Volunteer Services: Treasurer, Meadow Glade SDA Church – 2006-2009
Columbia Credit Union Board Member Judith Chipman
Became CCU Official: 2006
Current Term Expires: 2018
  Judith L. Chipman Supervisory Committee Member
Member Since: 1984
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: Institute of Supply Mgmt. – certification purchasing management
Employment History: Business Manager, Supply Chain, Bonneville Power – 2001-present; Director of Procurement, Vanalco Inc. – 1994-2001
Community/Volunteer Services: Committee Member, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) regional leadership workshops – 2003-2006; President, Northwest Supply Management Association (N.S.M.A.) – 2005-2006; Board of Directors, N.S.M.A. – 1996-2000, 2005-06; Portland State University mentoring program for Supply and Logistics students – 2004-2005; Co-Chairman, Western Energy Institute Utility Supply Conference – 2004; Conference Co-Chairman, ISM Western Regional Conference – 2002-2003; Committee Member, Clark County Regional Development Council – 2000- 2001; Former volunteer for Blue Birds, Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, Race for the Cure and American Diabetes Association fundraising
Dave Dumas is a member of the volunteer supervisory committee at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2013
Current Term Expires: 2018
  Dave Dumas Supervisory Committee Member
Member Since: 2013
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment History: Realtor/Managing Broker, Keller Williams – 2008- present; Realtor/Associate Broker, John L. Scott – 2001-2008; Owner/CEO, The Ultimate Group – 1997-2001; Owner, D & H Development – 1994-1998
Community/Volunteer Services: Board Member, Community Housing Resource Center – 2009- Present; Board Member, Daybreak – 2007-2010; Board Member, SWIFT – 2004-2008
Dave Dumas is a member of the volunteer supervisory committee at Columbia Credit Union
Became CCU Official: 2009
Current Term Expires: 2020
  Paul Montague, III Supervisory Committee Member
Member Since: 2000
Residency: Vancouver, WA
Employment Status: Full-time
Education: North Carolina State University – BA Economics; University of Southern California – MA Communications Management
Employment History: Owner, Paul Montague Tax Preparation, LLC 2016-present; Executive Director, Responsive Leadership Institute – 2014-present; Executive Director, Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce – 2014-2016; Executive Director, Identity Clark County – 2011-2014; Membership Services Director, Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce – 2005-2011; Insurance agent & Registered Representative, NW Financial Group – 2002-2004; Key Account Executive, Siemens Carrier Networks – 1999-2002
Community/Volunteer Services: Board of Director, Columbia Credit Union 2009 – 2017; Board Director/Chair, Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation – 2009-2015, then 2017-present; Board Director/President, Greater Clark County Rotary Club – 2008-2014; Board Director/Treasurer, Greater Clark County Rotary Foundation – 2013-2015; Sponsorship Chair, Vancouver Relay for Life – 2007-2011; Member at Large, Bicycle Advisory Committee – 2008-2010

Email the Supervisory Committee at SupervisoryCommittee@ColumbiaCU.org