Executive

President

Darcy Penner

Darcy Penner

Darcy has been working in community economic development since graduating from the University of Winnipeg with a BA (Honours) degree in Politics. Starting at CCEDNet in 2013, his role is to work with member-organizations to pursue a broad policy agenda through workshops, presentations, budget submissions, policy papers and community-organizing, while specializing in supportive social enterprise policy and research. This includes coordinating the Manitoba Social Enterprise Sector Survey and the Manitoba Social Enterprise Strategy being co-created with the Province of Manitoba.

Darcy was elected to the Jubilee Fund Board in 2015, was elected Vice President in April 2015 and currently serves as the Jubilee Fund Board President.

Secretary

M. Anne Duncan

M. Anne Duncan

Anne Duncan is a retired United Church diaconal minister who ministered with congregations in Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg.  Since retirement in 2003 she has served on several national, conference, presbytery and congregational committees in the United Church.  She also volunteers with the WRHA for school and flu immunization clinics and enjoys quilting with like-minded companions and following her grandchildren in their sporting endeavours.  Anne was first introduced to the Jubilee Fund in its beginning stages as a member of Committee that recommended United Church backing for the Fund and has served as a supporter since that time.

Anne was elected a Board Member in 2015 and is an appointment of the Conference of Manitoba/North Western Ontario.United Church of Canada

Treasurer

Andy Morrison

Andy Morrison retired in 2016 as the Chief Executive Officer of Arctic Co-operatives Limited, a position he has held since 1995.  In this position, Andy was responsible to the elected Board of Directors of this aboriginal-owned and democratically controlled Co-operative federation. His role included the provision of leadership, direction and support in the business affairs, operations and governance of Arctic Co-ops, including the provision of a wide range of operational and technical support services to the locally-owned and controlled Co-ops in the Canadian Arctic.

Between 1986 and 1995, Andy was the General Manager of Arctic Co-operative Development Fund, the financial arm of the Co-op System in the Arctic. Andy also held financial management positions with Arctic Co-operatives Limited including that of Controller and Manager of the Member Accounting Department.

Prior to joining Arctic Co-ops, Andy held a number of retail and financial positions with Co-operatives in Atlantic Canada. He is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Andy has a broad range of Co-operative and corporate experience on the Boards of Directors of numerous Co-operative and private sector organizations in the fields of housing, insurance, communications, finance and advocacy.