May 6, 2016
Sharon Alford of Swan River, Man., was first elected to the FCL Board in 2013. She represents the 12 retail co-operatives in FCL’s district 13, which covers west-central Manitoba.
As an FCL Director, Sharon serves as the Winnipeg Region Chair and participates on the Board’s Governance and Human Resources Committees. In addition, she is the Board’s representative to the Manitoba Cooperative Association, the Wasagaming Foundation and The Co-operators.
Sharon was first elected to the Board of Swan Valley Co-op in 2002 and served as President from 2004 to 2013.
Sharon has a Diploma in Agriculture from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Manitoba where she majored in Economics. She and her husband Wayne operate a pedigreed seed business and grain farm.