Rosalind Langer

Co-operative Housing Association of NL (CHANAL) and Barbour Manors Housing Co-op Rosalind Langer is the current Property & Project Manager at CHANAL. She has served in this position for 24 years, providing a myriad of services, including education and development, to current and emerging housing co-operatives in the province. Rosalind has also been a member

Robert Smith

Social Justice Co-operative NL Robert Smith is an experienced software developer, community solutions consultant, and dedicated advocate for co-operative principles. With a background in Anthropology and Geography from McGill University, Robert uses community technology to facilitate accessible, inclusive, kind, and resilient communities. Robert’s journey with co-operatives began as a member of the Eagle River (now

John Griffin

Fogo Island Co-operative Society My name is John Griffin, I live in Joe Bart’s Arm, I am a truck driver with The Fogo Island Co-operative Society Ltd, I am an employee representative on the Board of Directors, since 2020 I have been President of our board. We have over 400 active members (Fish Harvesters and

Shanti Samaroo

Atlantic Edge Credit Union Shanti Samaroo (She/Her) is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Atlantic Edge Credit Union and a Board Director of the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Co-operatives. She worked for many years in the traditional finance and banking system, but, since migrating to Canada from Trinidad and Tobago in 2013, she has proudly

Melissa Samms

Social Justice Co-operative NL Melissa Samms (they/them) is from and of the north shore of the Katalisk in southwestern Ktaqmkuk, whose settler name is Codroy Valley. They joined a co-operative for the first time when they were 6 years old – with a Fat Cat account at the local Credit Union! More recently, Melissa has

Wayne Lee

Wayne Lee

Indian Head Consumers Co-op Coming soon…

Gary O’Brien

Atlantic Edge Credit Union Gary was a Manager with the Federal Department of Employment and Social Development (Service Canada). He has served in management for the past 32 years and prior to his retirement managed the Grants and Contributions Program for Newfoundland and Labrador. The Grants and Contributions delivery amounts to millions of dollars in

Shannon Fraser

Social Justice Co-operative NL I have a 25-year history as a dedicated community volunteer. In Ottawa, I was a volunteer, writer, and editorial board member for four years at the Carleton student community newspaper, The Charlatan. In Vancouver, I served on the board of the UBC Pottery Club; I was a co-founder and co-facilitator for

Lloyd Hayden

Baie Verte Consumers Co-op Lloyd Hayden is the current President of the NLFC. He has extensive experience with co-operative business in the Baie Verte area, serving as a Member of the Board of Directors, Chairperson, and Retail Operations Manager of the Baie Verte Consumers Co-op. Lloyd has also served as Chairperson of the Baie Verte