May 9, 2016
Ryan Anderson of Melfort, SK, was first elected to the Board of Federated Co-operatives Limited in 2014. He is one of the directors elected by District 4 which is comprised of 43 retails in Saskatchewan. Ryan has primary responsibility for twelve Retail members which are located in the eastern part of the District.
As an FCL Director, Ryan is the Chair of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Code of Conduct and Ethics Committee. In addition, he is the Board’s representative to the Saskatchewan Co-operatives Association.
Ryan was first elected to the Board of Fairy Glen Co-op in 1988 and served as President of its Board from 1997 to 2015.
Ryan has a Diploma in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan. He has also taken Financial Literacy seminars from the University of Regina, Brown Governance and the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary; and a Corporate Governance seminar from Brown Governance. In addition, he received his ICD.D designation after successfully completing the Institute of Corporate Directors training in 2008 – Directors Education Program (DEP) for Directors of Large Companies/Organizations – offered by Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Ryan currently works seasonally for a Grains and Oilseed farm in northeast Saskatchewan. He previously worked as an Adjuster for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation and as a Crop/Plant Health Inspector for Agriculture Canada.
In the past, Ryan has served as a Director for Viterra, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, the Flax Council of Canada and a local church.
Ryan and his wife, Dianne, have two children.