Our board

 

Community Futures Chinook is a community driven, non-profit organization that is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board is made up of local business people who 
bring extensive knowledge and experience of the area’s economy. Our Board members represent our region’s
 population and main economic sectors. The role of the Board is to establish our organization’s priorities, monitor our performance, and 
be accountable to key stakeholders, such as local, provincial and federal governments.

Profile of Board composition

The Board will consist of a minimum of five Directors and a Maximum of fifteen Directors which will be locally appointed.

To be eligible, you should have leadership experience and strong financial literacy. Past experience with Board governance, not-for-profit organizational structures would be an asset however training will be provided. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated expertise in financial management, commercial banking or strong community involvement.

Community Futures Chinook at all time will endeavor to maintain diversity on the Board, this will include but is not limited to ensuring we have strong geographic representation from all regions, a diverse set of skills including but limited to the ones set out above and diversity in background, age and gender. 

Board Recruitment and nomination processes

To be selected we require a letter or email of nomination or intent to sit on the Board. Information to be included: why you would like to be a part of the Board and the skill sets you bring, an attached resume would also be preferred. This will be presented to the Board at the next scheduled meeting with a simple majority vote to be accepted.

Before a prospective board member is voted on to the board, he or she will receive detailed information about the organization, the workings of the board, expectations for individual board members, and other vital information.

Interested in becoming a board member or committee volunteer? Please contact us and we’ll be happy to answer any questions.

Bruce Warkentin

CHAIRPERSON

INVESTMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE

Jim Willett

Director

INVESTMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE

Fred Furlong

DIRECTOR

Stan Torrie

DIRECTOR

INVESTMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE

Tom Machacek

DIRECTOR

Matthew Beal

DIRECTOR

Board Criteria

Terms for individual Board Members operate on a three year cycle and we try to maintain regional diversity to ensure that the needs of the entire region are considered when making board decisions. If you would like to become a board member contact out office for more information.

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Community Futures Chinook
5324 48 Ave.
Taber, AB T1G 1S2

403-388-2923
888-223-3330

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Communities Served

Barnwell, 
Coutts, 
Cranford, 
Enchant, 
Grassy Lake, 
Hays, 
Milk River, 
New Dayton, 
Purple Springs, 
Rainier, 
Scandia, 
Skiff, 
Taber, 
Vauxhall, 
Warner, 
Wrentham, 

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