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Message from the Board Chair and CEO

In 1930, Salem Postal Credit Union (SPCU) was formed to provide competitive and convenient financial services, while maintaining sound, financial practices. At first, SPCU served only members in Salem but in later years changes were made to allow postal employees in the 973xx zip codes to join.

In 1957, Salem General Credit Union was started to serve employees and family members of the hospital and in 1968 the name was changed to Salem Hospital Credit Union. In 1976, the field of membership was opened to other health care facilities and renamed Valley Health Credit Union (VHCU). In 1981, VHCU purchased the property at 2096 Mission and the credit union has been located here since that time.

In 1996, these two credit unions that were financially strong, engaged in the Salem

Community and located within a mile of each other made the decision to merge their operations. Our current board and staff are proud to carry on the legacy that has been built during the past 90 years.

Today, the financial services landscape continues to change, and we remain diligent to ensure that our service delivery is personal and professional and the products we offer are relevant to you, our member. Valley Credit Union is invested in our community. All our volunteer board members and employees live and work in the Salem area. Decisions that impact the operations of Valley and our service to you are made here at 2096 SE Mission Street in Salem.

Thank you for your membership,

Rob Kansky, Board Chair & Pat Force, President and CEO