“With your support, I would like to continue helping the OAS FCU to grow and thrive. In the last two years, the credit union met the challenge of providing services to its members during the pandemic. I am inspired by the OAS FCU team and continue learning about what makes the institution special. I would like to help guide the institution into its next phase, becoming a global institution with personalized services for its members.”
Lynn Swenson, a U.S. citizen, is the Chief of the Administrative Management Section of the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI). She joined the OAS in 1990 and previously worked in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management and the Unit for the Promotion of Democracy. She has previously served on the Joint Committee on Insurance Matters and the Joint Disciplinary Committee. In her free time, she is a sports fan, who plays soccer.
Ms. Swenson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in Political Science and Psychology that included a year of study at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She also obtained a Certified Government Financial Manager certification through the (U.S.) Association of Government Accountants (AGA).
After being a member of the OAS FCU for several years, she became an active volunteer in 2009, serving on the Supervisory Committee for one year and the Assets and Liabilities Committee (ALCO) for nine years. Ms. Swenson currently serves as the Treasurer and Chair of the ALCO. She was appointed to the Board in August 2015 and elected to full terms in 2016 and 2019.