May 24, 2016
Marc Topola of Assiniboia, Sask., was elected to the Board of FCL in 2016. He represents the 15 retail co-operatives in FCL’s district 7, which covers southwest Saskatchewan.
As an FCL Director, Marc is a member of the Board’s Sustainability Committee. In addition, he is the Board’s representative to the Saskatchewan Co-operative Association and the Co-operative Superannuation Society.
Marc has been a member of the Southland Co-op Board of Directors since 2007. He served as the President of the Co-operative’s Board of Directors from 2009 to 2013 and is currently serving as a director. Over the years, Marc has taken many training courses and seminars.
Marc has been very active in his community. He is a Life Member of the Assiniboia Kinsmen and is currently Director of the South Country Assistance Trust.
Before semi-retiring in 2015, Marc worked as General Manager for Assiniboia Rubber Recyling. Prior to that, he worked for PermaLife Products Canada, Environmental Sentry Services, Prairie Rubber and Assiniboia Economic Development Authority.
Marc and his wife, Terrie, have been married for over 40 years and have five children and seven grandchildren.