Board Member since: 2013
Stephanie grew up in a small town in South West Saskatchewan, where early in life she became familiar with the benefits of the cooperative way. She has been a member of TCU Financial Group since 1996. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources. In December 2020, she retired from the Regina Police Service after 25 years of service - first as a 9-1-1 Operator/Police Dispatcher and finishing as a Human Resource Consultant. In her retirement, she works part time as the HR/Business Manager at the Veterinary Mobility Center. She lives in Regina with her husband, Tom, and their three cats. She is the proud mother of three sons and grandmother to two grandsons.
Board Member since: 2022
Board Member since: 2013
Brendan serves as the Director of Queen’s House Retreat & Renewal Centre located in Saskatoon. He spent 30 years as a teacher and administrator with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools and has degrees in arts, science, education and administration. He and his wife Louise share four children, three daughters-in-law, a son-in-law and four grandchildren! Brendan is involved in numerous community activities and organizations and has been a lifelong member of the Credit Union.
Chair - Business Transformation Committee
Board Member since: 2019
Nicole has been a member of TCU for as long as she has had a bank account. Her family has worked with TCU from both a personal and small business standpoint.
Nicole is currently employed at the Saskatchewan Health Authority as Director of Quality, Safety, and Logistics for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Simply put, her job is about ensuring patients get the best service from the lab that they can possibly provide. It requires strategic thinking, regulatory compliance, and working with a team of fabulously talented individuals. Nicole believes that the work they do makes a positive impact to patient health care, which is important to her.
Nicole loved school and earned a BSc in Microbiology, MSc in Anatomy and Cell Biology, and an MBA from the University of Saskatchewan. Reading, seminars, and extracurricular courses continue to feed her drive to learn new things.
She would love the opportunity to learn more about TCU and the needs of other members. Nicole wants to contribute to our community as well as make a positive impact on overall financial health.
Board Member since: 2022
A TCU member for over 30 years, David is a community leader with 15 years of experience in international trade and economic development, having recently served as Vice President, Economic Development Regina. Currently, Vice President of the Regina Food Bank, David works to fight food insecurity.
David‘s passion is working to make Saskatchewan a more caring, dynamic and prosperous community by identifying opportunity and then rallying the community around ways to make it happen. David is a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) and holds a Master of Arts in Political Science.
David offers governance experience having chaired the boards of the Regina YMCA, Regina District Industry & Education, and Regina Warehouse Board of Directors.
David is a deep believer in the cooperative and credit union movement, and along with his wife Ashley and children Lydia & Oliver are proud to call Regina home. His family enjoys paddling, camping, and exploring our great outdoors.
Board Member since: 2021
For most of his career, Donald has held in-house roles because of the opportunities to provide meaningful legal advice with a view towards the strategic goals of the client organization. He believes advice should be able to anticipate the unexpected.
Donald has been a member of TCU since the 1980s. As a teenager, he attended co-op summer camps. Courses on co-operative development, history and economics were part of his undergraduate education.
Donald is a believer in putting in the effort to fully grasp any questions and challenges that may arise, analyzing and evaluating all recommendations that come forth, and providing the best direction that can put the interests of the organization and its members first.
Donald is from Saskatoon and resides in Regina.
Chair - Risk Committee
Board Member since: 2006
During Tony’s 30-year career in education, he was a teacher in Prince Albert and Saskatoon, and a principal in Macklin. He was also employed by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation as an Executive Assistant for fifteen years. Following his superannuation in August 2002, he established AC Linner Consulting, focusing on educational consultant work.
Tony and his wife Donna have been TCU members since 1974.
Chair - Audit Committee
Board Member since: 2020
Growing up in small town Saskatchewan, Angela is very familiar with the vision and values of credit unions and her first bank account was a Fat Cat account! Angela convocated from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Administration in 2001. Following graduation, Angela enrolled in the CASB program while working at Virtus Group in Regina.
In 2003, Angela accepted a position with Ashton Chartered accountants in Hay River, NWT and finished her CA designation. In 2005, Angela accepted a position with Deloitte in Bermuda. After her initial contract with Deloitte, Angela accepted a role with Lancashire Insurance Company also in Bermuda where she stayed until 2011. After moving back to Canada, Angela worked for the Government of Saskatchewan in the Provincial Comptrollers Office before accepting a role at Harvard Broadcasting in 2012. Angela is now the SVP/CFO for Harvard Media and is responsible for overseeing all financial details for 13 radio stations across Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Angela married her husband Mitch in 2016 and together have grown a real estate investment business, which led them to TCU Financial. When not working, Angela spends much of her spare time travelling or at their cottage which was purchased with the help of TCU Financial.
Chair - Governance & Human Resources Committee
Board Member since: 2008
Darcy graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. Following 24 years in the Fabric building industry with Cover-All Building Systems and Norseman Structures, Darcy has recently changed companies. He is enjoying his new challenge as General Manager of Construx Building Products, supplying building materials and prefabricated panels to Residential, Commercial and Industrial customers.
Darcy has three amazing children and is married to Lindsey.
Board Member since: 2021
Patricia is pleased to have been acclaimed to the TCU Financial Group’s Board of Directors in 2021. She hopes her professional and personal experience will allow her to positively contribute to TCU’s continued success and improvement.
Her experience includes over 25 years as a public law lawyer, volunteering for a variety of boards and community organizations, lecturing at the University of Saskatchewan and starting her own small business.
Saskatoon has been Patricia’s home since 1986 and, along with her immediate and extended family, she has been a committed member of TCU since childhood. Patricia has always recognized TCU’s exceptional customer service and is looking forward to taking part in shaping TCU’s vision and being part of TCU’s growth in a governance role.
Patricia is married and has two adult daughters. Their family recognizes and acknowledges that we are settlers living on Treaty 6 territory and the traditional homeland of the Metis.