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 abowser@oleanfcu.com