May 12, 2020
Donna Smith of Stony Plain, AB was first elected to the FCL Board in 2020. She is one of the directors elected by District 1 which is comprised of 25 retails in British Columbia and Alberta. Donna has primary responsibility for eight Retail members which are located in the southern part of the District.
Donna is a member of the Governance and Sustainability Committees and is the Board’s representative to the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association and The Co-operators.
Donna was first elected to the Board of North Central Co-operative Association Ltd. in 2011, holding the positions of Vice President and Chairperson of the Governance Committee, as well as a Delegate to the Resolutions Committee.
Donna has extensive experience working with local government and not-for-profits and holds certificates in non-profit management and local government administration. She is currently the Char of the Adult Learning and Literacy Association and a member of the Stony Plain Library Capital Campaign Committee.
Recently, both she and her husband, Don, retired form small business ownership, and as proud parents of two daughters and five grandchildren; they enjoy playing an active role in their family’s lives.