Maine Solutions Federal Credit Union is a member owned organization providing our credit union family a wide range of financial services to meet their needs in a friendly and efficient manner.
The charter of Fairchild Semiconductor of Maine Federal Credit Union was approved by the Bureau of Federal Credit Unions on May 10, 1966 and given charter number 17436.
At that time, persons eligible to join the credit union included “employees of Fairchild Semiconductor who work in South Portland or Portland, Maine; members of this credit union who are retired as annuitants from the above employment and retain their membership in this credit union; employees of this credit union; members of their immediate families; and organizations of such persons.”
The original founders of the credit union are as follows:
Joseph Ball, Jr.
In 1982, “Fairchild Semiconductor Of Maine FCU” was renamed “Fairchild of Maine Federal Credit Union”.
In 1987, when National Semiconductor acquired Fairchild Semiconductor, the credit union’s name was again changed, this time to “National of Maine Federal Credit Union”.
In 1997, when Fairchild Semiconductor was spun off from National Semiconductor, our name was changed to “Semiconductor Of Maine Federal Credit Union.”
In 2016, on our 50th anniversary, our name was changed to “Maine Solutions Federal Credit Union” to best reflect the dynamic changes to our sponsors and our membership as a whole.
In September 2017, the charter of Maine Solutions FCU was expanded to a community charter. Anyone who lives, works, worships, or studies in either Cumberland or York Counties is eligible for membership!
Our Current Board of Directors are:
Roland Schelasin, Chairperson
Butch Guimond, Vice Chairperson
Penni Lee, Secretary
Merlynde Pesirla, Treasurer
Our Supervisory Committee:
Teresa Jones, Chairperson
Our current staff consists of:
Diana Garcia, President/CEO
Wendy Thorne, Assistant Manager
Shannon Scribner, Member Service Representative
Maine Solutions FCU membership eligibility:
- Persons who live, work, worship, or attend school in Cumberland or York Counties, Maine
- Businesses and other legal entities located in Cumberland or York Counties, Maine
- Spouses of persons who died while within the field of membership of this credit union
- Volunteers in the community, members of their immediate families or households, and organizations of such persons
- Employees of this credit union
All it takes is a $25 deposit in a share account and you are then a member of Maine Solutions FCU.
Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government – National Credit Union Administration – NCUA, a U.S. Government Agency.
This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration
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