Nominees for the 2019 SCU Board of Directors

Dr. Jayson Barkman

Dr. Jayson Barkman is a Family Doctor and Anesthetist that grew up on a farm near Steinbach, MB. His education includes a Math Degree from the University of Manitoba, Doctor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Medicine from the University of Manitoba, Family Medicine from University of Calgary, and a Certificate of Added Competence in Anesthesia.  Jayson is on the board of a charity named Tupendane, where he recently organized a large fundraiser to build a new Ugandan hospital. Jayson also actively invests in Steinbach and the surrounding farming community.  He founded Oasis Medical Centre (a family medicine clinic), and is part owner of Anytime Fitness in Steinbach.  He and his wife Charlotte live in Steinbach with their four daughters, where they enjoy spending time doing many outdoor activities that include hiking and biking.  

Mr. Reg Penner (Incumbent)

Reg has served on the Steinbach Credit Union Board since 2001. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board. Reg also serves as the President of the Penner Farm Service Group of companies, as President of South East Pallet and Wood and as the Vice President of South East Logging. Reg has also served on the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce, the executive of the Steinbach Fly-In Golf Course and as Chairman of Steinbach Mennonite Church. Reg, his wife Ingrid, his daughter Kara and son-in-law Tim, and granddaughters Kailyn and Hannah all reside in the Steinbach area.  

Mr. Robert Penner (Incumbent)

Rob has worked 38 years in the transportation industry with his current role as Director of Linehaul Operations for Gardewine, focusing on customer service and efficiencies. Rob has assisted HRDC in the development of education programs for the transportation industry. He is certified in Logistic and has his CITT designation. Rob has served as Moderator for his church and has served on the following SCU committees: Audit, Governance, Member Relations, Nominating and currently sits on the Personnel committee. Rob has completed all required levels of the Credit Union Director Achievement Program and has successfully completed CUES 2015 Governance Leadership Institute earning the Certified Credit Union Director designation. Rob and his wife Shirley have three married adult children and four grandchildren, and they all reside in the greater Winnipeg area. 

Ms. Amanda Peters (Incumbent)

Amanda has served on the Steinbach Credit Union Board of Directors since 2016. She completed all required levels of the Credit Union Director Achievement Program during her first term on the board and she is currently the Chair of the Audit Committee. Amanda is a Certified Professional Accountant, having obtained her Certified General Accountant designation in 2009. She is currently the Director of Finance at HyLife Ltd., an international pork company with the head office located in LaBroquerie. Her role at HyLife includes managing the Accounting department, coordinating audits, completing financial statements and working closely with financial institutions regarding all needed compliance information. Amanda has served on the Jake Epp Library board, she was the Finance Co-Chair for the 2016 Manitoba Games and she has held various other volunteer roles including managing and coaching multiple sports teams. She lives in Steinbach with her husband Jason and their two children.