Helen Achtymichuk has submitted her nomination papers for the Office of Director of Prairie Co-operative Ltd. Helen has been a member of Prairie Co-op for 44 years. Helen and her husband Douglas have three children: Shawna, Kelsey, and Brady. Helen is currently employed at Cornerstone Credit Union as an Executive Assistant for the past six years. Before that, she was a Lending Support Representative at Horizon Credit Union for 10 years, and a Legal Assistant with Bell, Kreklewich & Company for 11 years.
Helen has an extensive history of volunteerism. She has been in executive positions on many boards and committees in Melville, including Secretary of the Communiplex Planning Committee, City of Melville Regional Park Board, Melville Music Festival Association, and a trustee of the Melville School Division school board, to name just a small sample. Being a part of Prairie Co-op is part of Helen’s family – her son Brady worked at the Prairie Co-op Gas Bar while attending school.