Clackamas Federal Credit Union (Clackamas), has added four new board officers to its board of directors: Keith Galitz, chairman; Gordon Huiras, vice-chairman; David Wimmer, secretary; and Geoff Horton, treasurer. Clackamas is a not-for-profit, financial cooperative open to membership for people who live, work, worship or attend school in Clackamas County.

“A major distinction of credit unions is that the directors serving on the board are volunteers,” said Andrew Vahrenkamp, chief financial officer of Clackamas. “Not only are we thankful for the continual commitment and service that our directors provide, but their leadership and expertise is beyond compare.”


Keith Galitz is the CEO of Canby Telecom. He has served on Clackamas’ Board of Directors since 2010, with his recent role being vice chair of the board. A veteran with 35 years in the telecommunication and broadband industry, Galitz started as an attorney before moving to management positions in the Bell system. Experience such as past president of the Rotary Club of Canby and serving on the board of trustees of George Fox University will help Galitz make the transition. He and his wife live in Canby.


David Wimmer is a retired finance director for the city of Oregon City. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has served on Clackamas’ board since 2006. He was the chief accountant for Washington County for 10 years and his last 19 years were with the city of Oregon City before retiring in 2012. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Oregon City and the Oregon City Chamber of Commerce and is still active in both of those organizations. He and his wife Marcia live in Oregon City.


Gordon Huiras is a retired Oregon City chief of police. He has been actively involved with Clackamas since 2001 when he became a part of the supervisory committee, of which he served as the chair for three years, and has served on the board of directors since 2004. Huiras’ 31 years with the Oregon City Police Department included 10 years as the chief and director of public safety. His expertise and familiarity with Clackamas serves as a notable commitment to the local credit union. He and his wife live in Canby.


Geoff Horton is a senior audit manager for AKT LLP and holds eight years of experience in public accounting. Horton is a CPA who specializes in providing financial services to manufacturing, financing, healthcare and other small to mid-sized businesses. The native Oregonian volunteers his time with the Special Olympics of Oregon and lives in Wilsonville with his wife and two children.

Galitz, Huiras, Wimmer and Horton will join the current Clackamas board members: Hugh Kalani, Dana Lord and Barry Rotrock. Clackamas has branches in Oregon City, Milwaukie, Canby, Molalla, Sandy and West Linn.

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