Volunteer with GPFCU

Want to be involved in the operations and/or decisions of Greater Pittsburgh Federal Credit Union? Want to make a difference? Credit Unions are owned and operated by their membership. Every member has the right and opportunity to run for a Board or Committee position. We need members just like you!

The commitment is only about 1 day per month plus occasional events/activities as needed and training will be provided. We will of course work with your schedule! (And we are a great group of people to work with, if we must say so ourselves!)

Open Positions:

Supervisory Committee

  • Act as the “watchdog” of the credit union to protect and safeguard member assets
  • Ensure that records are maintained properly, honestly and accurately
  • Make sure that policies are established according to law and carried out faithfully
  • Check to see that proper internal controls are in place
  • Ensure that members receive the best possible service.
  • Who Cannot be a Supervisory Committee Member?

    • Loan Officer
    • Membership Officer
    • Treasurer / Assistant Treasurer
    • Secretary of the Board of Directors
    • Cannot be related to any credit union employee
  • Who is Eligible to be a Supervisory Committee Member?

    • Must be a member of the credit union
    • Must be bondable by the credit union’s surety bond company
  • How Does Someone Become a Supervisory Committee Member?

    • The committee is appointed by the Board of Directors
    • The number of committee members should not be less than three or more than five
    • Terms are for one, two or three years All terms must be for the same number of years
    • Committee members elect a chairperson and secretary
  • Major Duties

    • Make recommendations to Board based on findings of auditor and examiner Conduct the annual audit/hire auditor Verification of accounts every two years
    • Hire CUMIS for risk audit
    • Present report at annual meeting
  • Ongoing Duties

    • Review minutes of Board and credit committee meetings
    • Surprise cash counts
    • Randomly review loans with special attention to large loans, staff and volunteer loans and loans to inside parties
    • Recalculate expected interest from loans, investments, and member deposits
    • Review data change list (non-financial transaction report)
    • Review closed account report and member insurance payments
    • Review reconcilement of credit union accounts