SMCU is present on several social media channels where we demonstrate the 7 Cooperative Principles. We provide financial education, show support for fellow co-ops and causes in the Seattle area, and share information about anything from current promotions to community events. We also like to keep in touch with all of our members. Join us… (keep reading)
principle #2 (voice)
Members should call the shots. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is a democratically run organization, controlled by our members. Our Board of directors is composed of volunteers from our membership, and each representative is democratically elected by our members.
As a financial cooperative, SMCU is 100% owned by you, our members. As owners, it is your right to participate in decisions related to SMCU’s operations. The idea that members “call the shots” is one of the Seven Principles that guide everything we do at SMCU. This annual meeting is an opportunity to let your… (keep reading)
The application deadline for SMCU’s Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee has been extended to December 31. Board of Directors The Board of Directors oversees the operations of the credit union by setting policy, planning strategic direction, hiring the President/CEO and protecting the interests of SMCU members. Each year, three of nine volunteer positions are… (keep reading)
As you know, SMCU’s Online Banking has been upgraded to a more streamlined and secure platform and we believe that most of our members are enjoying the new experience. However, since November 27 we have received numerous calls and messages from members about issues that resulted from the upgrade. While most Online Banking users transitioned… (keep reading)
Over the past few weeks, you have nominated more than 50 amazing local non-profits. After reviewing all of these incredible organizations, we have chosen 21 finalists, including our current partners who are up for re-election, to be in the running to become one of SMCU’s seven 2013 Feel Good Checking® partners. To choose the finalists, we… (keep reading)