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Meet Our Board Of Directors

The Community Futures Chinook team is powered by its Board of Directors. Our board members really care about the community and understand the challenges of owning a business. Meet our Board of Directors:


Tom Machacek
Chair - MD of Taber
Investment Sub-Committee

Phyllis Monks
Vice Chair - Taber

Ben Young
Treasurer - MD of Taber
Investment Sub-Committee

Fred Furlong
Director - Milk River / Coutts   

Karly Woof
Director - Taber
Investment Sub-Committee

Amy Allred
Director - Taber

Want to Give Back to the Community and Share Your Expertise? Be Part of our Board.

Impact the growth of our community and join our board. We’re always looking for great people to help better our business community here in the Taber region and offer new growth opportunities to Taber region based entrepreneurs.

To be eligible, applicants 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

We will accept nominations via a letter or email. 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.

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.

Contact Us

5324 48 Ave.
Taber, AB  T1G 1S2
P: 403-223-2984


Communities Served

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