Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

The Youth Advisory Board was established in 2012 to assist the Credit Union in keeping connected with young adults.

Youth Advisory Board Duties

  • Assist the credit union in keeping connected with young adults
  • Help us better understand the needs and perspectives about today’s youth and finances
  • Present ideas and make recommendations on products and marketing
  • Contribute to financial literacy initiatives, projects, and community events


  • Requires a commitment from September to May
  • Attend monthly meeting, one evening a month at Olean Area FCU. Food will be provided by the Olean Area FCU
  • Board member must be Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in High School
  • Required GPA 3.0/80% or better
  • Completed Youth Advisory Board Application (available April-May for the following year)


  • Have your voice heard at your local Credit Union
  • Opportunity to expand your knowledge of and work in a business and personal finance team environment
  • Gain a unique addition to your college applications or resume
  • Meet and network with other youth in the area
  • Become better prepared for college and/or work force
  • Be eligible for the Olean Area FCU YAB scholarship

Youth Advisory Board fill & print Applications (Applications are accepted in April & May each year)

For questions regarding our Youth Advisory Board please contact Abbey at 716.372.6607 ext 119 or