May 24, 2016
John Rudyk of Fisher Branch, Man., was first elected to the Board of Federated Co-operatives Limited in 2014. As the Director of FCL’s district 15, he represents 14 retail co-operatives in northern and eastern Manitoba and western Ontario, and he also represents affiliate member Arctic Co-operatives Limited.
As an FCL Director, John is a member of the Board’s Human Resources Committee. In addition, he is the Board’s representative to Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, the Manitoba Cooperative Association and The Co-operators.
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 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 Municipal Board of Manitoba and the Ukrainian National Home, and he is a member of the Fisher Branch Chamber of Commerce. In the past, he has 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.