2017 Annual Report - Leaders and Directors | UFA Co-operative Ltd.

2017 Annual Report

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Running a co-operative is different because we have many member- owners and we’re bound to each and every one of them. Our senior leadership bring valuable experience with co-operative entities and in public and private businesses, and with national and international experience. Together, they are leading UFA from a successful past into a bright future.

Senior Leadership for 2018-2019

SENIOR LEADERSHIP FOR 2018-19

Pictured standing (from left to right) Glenn Bingley (Chief Operating Officer Retail Operations), Carol Kitchen (President and Chief Executive Officer), Scott Bolton (Chief Financial Officer). Seated are (from left to right) Julie Giles (Managing Director Information Technology), Don Smith (Vice President Petroleum), Rob Giguere (Vice President Commercial AgriBusiness) and Bob Fink (Chief Corporate Affairs Officer).

The delegates and directors who represent UFA members re-elected one director and elected two new directors during the co-operative’s annual general meeting in March. Director Harold Haugen was re-elected, while UFA welcomed David Kolotylo and Don Cormack. All candidates were elected to three-year terms. Thank you to Tim Nakaska and Mic Thiessen for their many years of dedicated service to UFA.

UFA board of directors for 2018-19

UFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2018-19

Pictured standing (from left to right) are Harold Haugen, Jim Bettcher, Jim Laverick, Kevin Hoppins (chair), Henry Vos and Rick Hansen. Seated are (from left to right) Cindy Bjorklund, Don Cormack, Patricia Henderson, David Kolotylo and Harvey Hagman.

UFA has been a co-operative serving members for more than 109 years. Today, more than 110,000 members are represented by delegates in 42 geographic regions. These delegates and UFA directors elect the board. Through these delegates, UFA members retain control of their co-operative.

Matt Sawyer

Airdrie

David Salé

Athabasca

Arlene Good

Brooks

Pauline Hjalte

Calgary

Brent Christensen

Camrose

Sydney Gray

Claresholm

Vacant

Drayton Valley

Darcy Jensen

Drumheller

Christine Lentz

Fairview

Claude Smith

Falher

Lydia Hittinger

Ft. Saskatchewan

Larry Holthe

Fort St. John

Nico Van Der Giessen

Grande Prairie E.

Loren Damer

Grande Prairie W.

Vacant

Grimshaw

Glenn Groeneveld

High River

Garry Baker

Kindersley

Trevor Dyck

La Crete

Donald Sendziak

Leduc

Mark Sayers

Lethbridge

Rebecca King

Lloydminster

Tom Thompson

Mayerthorpe

Frank Crooks

Medicine Hat

Jim Donner

Olds

Brad Howe

Oyen

John Vallieres

Pincher Creek

Allen Leighton

Ponoka

Pak Wong

Provost

John Pogmore

Red Deer

Roland Grutterink

Rocky Mountain House

Ken Wagner

Spruce Grove

John Wozniak

St. Paul

Guy Neitz

Stettler

Joseph Van Bavel

Strathmore

Larry Caswell

Swift Current

Leroy Holthe

Taber

Norene Page

Trochu

David Kolotylo

Two Hills

Trent Selte

Vermilion

Noel Flitton

Vulcan

Kerry Degenhardt

Wainwright

Lonnie Brown

Westlock

Year in Review

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