board members

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Bill Penner • President

Bill retired from Access Credit Union after 40 plus years as the Ag Account Manager. Bill joined the foundation in December of 2015 and currently serves on the Granting Committee.

Byron Loeppky • Vice President

Byron is the Vice President of Operations at Friesens Corporation. Byron joined the foundation in 2011 and currently serves on the Granting Committee.

Wendy Dyck • Treasurer

Wendy Dyck is the Chief Financial Officer at the Municipality of Rhineland. When she is not adding letters to the back of her name, she’s either running or in the kitchen. And if you think she runs like a girl… try to keep up. Wendy joined the foundation in 2016 taking on the role of Treasurer and currently serves on the Asset Development Committee.

Perry Batchelor • Past-President

Perry is the Chief of Police in Altona. Perry joined the foundation in 2011 and currently serves on the Granting Committee.

Loren Braul

Loren Braul is a lawyer with Gilmour & Braul Law Office and enjoys country living on an acreage just outside Altona. Loren joined the foundation in 2016 and currently serves on the Asset Development Committee.

Steve Siemens

Steve is a local grain farmer. He joined the foundation in 2011 and currently serves on the Public Relations Committee.

Brad Derksen

Brad is the owner of Prairie Insurance Brokers. Brad joined the foundation in 2012 and currently serves on the Public Relations Committee.

Brenda Thiesen

Brenda retired from CIBC after working 30+ years in banking. Brenda joined the foundation in 2013 and currently serves on the Asset Development Committee.

Chris Sumner

Chris is the Morning Show Co-Host on CFAM Radio 950. He volunteers with Special Olympics Manitoba, and enjoys golfing, reading and biking. Chris joined the foundation in December of 2015 and currently serves on the Public Relations Committee.