May 9, 2016
Tara Burke of Wainwright, Alta., was elected to the FCL Board in 2015. She represents the eight retail co-operatives in FCL’s district 3 which covers northeast Alberta.
As an FCL Director, Tara Chairs the Board’s Sustainability Committee. In addition, she is the Board’s representative to the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association and The Co-operators.
Tara served as a member of Eastalta Co-op Board of Directors for five years.
Tara has a Diploma in Parks and Recreation from Lakeland College. She is also a graduate of the Credit Union Director Development Program.
Tara was a member of the Wainwright Credit Union Board of Directors for 15 years. Her community involvement also includes serving as a unit leader with Girl Guides of Canada and president of the Camp Harkness Development Committee. She has previously been a manager of minor hockey teams and director of the Wildlife Preservation Society.
Tara and her family operate an agriculture business, and she owns a heating and air conditioning business with her husband.