May 24, 2016
John Rudyk of Fisher Branch, Man., was first elected to the Board of Federated Co-operatives Limited in 2014. He is one of the directors elected by District 5 which is comprised of 32 retails in Manitoba. John has primary responsibility for thirteen Retail members which are located in the eastern part of the District.
As an FCL Director, John is a member of the Board’s Audit and Credentials Committees. In addition, he is the Board’s representative to the Manitoba Cooperative Association, The Co-operators and the Wasagaming Foundation.
John was first elected to the Board of Ukrainian Farmers Co-op in 1994 and has served as President of its Board since 1996. He has taken numerous management training seminars.
John owns and operates a family farm. He has previously owned and operated a number of outfitting and vacation companies and worked as a Legislative Constituency Assistant, surveyor, claims adjuster, railroad carman/welder and heavy equipment operator.
John has always taken a very active role in his community. He currently acts as a Director on the Board of the Ukrainian National Home Association, and is a member of the Fisher Branch Chamber of Commerce. John has recently retired from the Manitoba Municipal Board. In the past, he also served as a Director on the Fisher Game and Fish Association, the Northern Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club and the Crown Lands Appeal Board.
John and his wife, Donna, have three children.