May 9, 2016
Tara Burke of Wainwright, Alta., was first 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 Co-operators and has served on the Board of the Alberta Community & Co-operative Association for three years.
Tara served as a member of the 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 on the Board of the Wainwright & District Minor Football Association and President of the Camp Harkness Development Committee. She has previously been a Unit Leader with Girl Guides of Canada, 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.