Leadership and News

Meet some of your fellow Alaskans who are working diligently on your behalf to ensure True North Federal Credit Union remains true to its roots. You also can access the latest news coming out of your credit union.

Board & Management

True North's leadership team includes volunteers and credit union management professionals, all of them dedicated to guiding our credit union toward a more prosperous future while meeting our members' diverse needs.

Board of Directors

  • Christine Moleski, Chair
  • David Teal, Vice-Chair
  • Mark Troupin, Treasurer
  • Lillian “Lisa” M. Worl, Secretary
  • Kim Garnero
  • Karen Morgan
  • Valerie Mertz

Board Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34157 Juneau, AK 99803

Supervisory Committee

  • Elizabeth "Buffy" Pederson, Supervisory Committee Chair
  • Josephine Stern, Supervisory Committee Secretary 
  • Chris Letterman
  • Amber LeBlanc

Supervisory Committee Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34141 Juneau, AK 99803

Leadership Team

  • Lauren MacVay, President / CEO
  • Patty Ray, Chief Operations Officer
  • Michelle Denton, Chief Financial Officer
  • TinaMarie Kile, VP Member Experience and Consumer Lending
  • Nicchia Leamer, VP of Lending
  • Aaron Mar, IS Manager
  • Melinda Wheeler, Human Resources and Administrative Manager
  • Stephen Beedle, Loan Services Manager
  • Amy Tonsgard, Mortgage Lending Manager
  • William Boothe, Business Lending Manager
  • Angela Graham, Member Contact Center Manager
  • Rex Tetzlaff, Collections Director
  • Jessica Naumcheff, Compliance and Risk Management Director
  • Kathryn Beers, Marketing Director
  • Sara Boyer, Training Director

Branch Management

  • Josh Yelle, Anchorage Branch Manager
  • Chris Oeser, Juneau Branch Manager


Every quarter, The North Word provides financial news, special offers and tips to help you improve your financial well-being. Access current and past issues here.

Spring 2022

  • Message from the CEO
  • Annual Meeting: Save the date
  • Credit Score by SavvyMoney
  • #MyNextStep Journey: Stephen
  • Shopping around for financing is just as important as shopping for a car
  • #MyNextStep Journey: Amy
  • Calendar Photo Contest
  • How to figure out if your hobby is a business
  • #MyNextStep Journey: Melissa
  • True Crew Award Acknowledgements
  • Small Steps: Why a starter home can be a good idea
  • #MyNextStep Journey: Shannon
  • Step into spring with a new or used Toy
  • Heat Pump Loan Program
  • Juneau Pilot App Program
  • Kids Page
    • Help Alex get to the True North Camp
    • Save Small, Dream BIG
    • Test your Sudoku Skills
  • Steps you can take to make saving easier
  • Spring Skip-a-Pay promotion
  • Branch holiday closure dates
  • Visit us on Facebook

Winter 2021-2022

  • Message from the CEO
  • Credit Score by SavvyMoney
  • Start your New Year with extra cash on hand!
  • New eBanking -- are you enrolled?
  • Retirement may be many steps away but it's never to early to start planning for it.
  • Have your PFD check direct deposited to True North!
  • Heat Pump Loan Program
  • Winter Skip-A-Pay!
  • The Get Back: How to get your emergency funds back on track
  • The Local Frequency App
  • Activity for Kids: How many do you see?
  • 2022 Calendars

Fall 2021

  • Message from the CEO
  • New eBanking Platform Coming Soon!
  • The Local Frequency App and Voting Details
  • 2022 True North Calendar Photo Contest Winners
  • Step Up Debit Card Program
  • 2022 True North Calendar Photo Contest Honorable Mentions
  • International Credit Union Day
  • Change to Mobile Deposit Service Terms
  • Heat Pump Loan Program
  • Branch Holiday Closures

Summer 2021

  • Message from the CEO
  • Electronically Sign Documents
  • Fee Changes
  • Skip-A-Pay Promotion
  • We Have New ATM's!
  • True North Calendar Photo Contest
  • Holiday Closures
  • True North in the Community
  • Did You Know Article
  • Kids Fun Activity
  • Alaska Heat Smart
  • The Local Frequency App

Spring 2021

  • Message from the CEO
  • Step Up Debit Card Program
  • Save The Date: Annual Meeting
  • Holiday Closures
  • Spring Vehicle Promotion
  • True North in the Community
  • True Crew Acknowledgements
  • Alaska Heat Smart
  • Coming Soon: Calendar Photo Contest
  • The Local Frequency App

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