Ms. Esmé Raphael, a stalwart of the Credit Union Industry has given over fifty (50) years of sterling service, twenty (20) of which has been contributed to VENTURE Credit Union. During her years of service Ms. Raphael has held senior positions at many co-operative related institutions such as: FEDCHEM Credit Union, GRASTAFF Credit Union, Arouca Credit Union, VENTURE Credit Union, Northwest Regional and Central Regional Chapters of Cooperative Credit Unions, the Credit Union League of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago Stabilization Fund, the Association of Cooperative Credit Union Presidents of Trinidad and Tobago and the Central Finance Facility.
Ms. Raphael currently serves as a Director on the Board of VENTURE Credit Union, Member of the CSR Committee and Chairman of the Education Committee. She is the current President of The Central Finance Facility and has served in this position for the last 14 years. Additionally, her service as Secretary to the Association of Cooperative Credit Union Presidents of Trinidad and Tobago; spans a period of 6 years. In addition, Ms. Raphael is also the Administrative Manager at Creative Parenting for the New Era (a Non-Profit Organization) and a director of the VENTURE Credit Union Children’s Foundation. She has earned many other accolades in the organizing of sports, religious activities and community service which are too numerous to mention. Ms. Raphael continues to take an interest in the growth of young persons and remains dedicated to the development of Credit Unions in Trinidad and Tobago.