Lakewood, WA – For her community passion and never-ending capacity to give, Mary Moss was recognized recently with the Lifetime Service Award from the Pierce County Chapter of Credit Unions (PCCCU). Moss, the community relations manager at Harborstone Credit Union, received the award at a PCCCU event October 21, International Credit Union Day.
Moss began her credit union career as a teller at the Harborstone McChord Air Force Base branch 32 years ago. She earned her Associates, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, all while raising a family, working full time at Harborstone and being promoted within the company. Harborstone Credit Union was the recipient of the Air Force Credit Union of the Year in 2006 and 2010 for its outstanding support to military personnel. Moss’s involvement with the Air Force Association was an integral factor in Harborstone’s recognition.
“With Mary’s work in not only the credit union community, but with the county and military communities, it was an easy decision this year,” said Earlene Fantz, American Lake Credit Union president, who was part of the three-person decision committee. “Her capacity to give just seems never ending.”
As a Pierce County resident and McChord Air Force spouse, Moss has put her passion for community relations expertise to good use in the Pierce County area. She is a trustee for Clover Park Technical College, a board member for Communities in Schools, the secretary for the Washington State region of the Air Force Association, a board member for Washington Credit Union Foundation, an active member in local chambers of commerce, a Lakewood City Councilwoman and has even adopted a unit under the 4th Striker Brigade Combat Team.
The PCCCU Lifetime Service Award is given annually to a person who has been a credit union employee or volunteer for 20 or more years, and who shows exemplary leadership in the credit union movement. The award distinguishes a person who has demonstrated leadership, community involvement, loyalty and promotion of the credit union movement.