Board of Directors

Lawrence Klippenstein – President

  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 1972
  • Retired as Deputy Chief of Police from the Winnipeg Police Service in 1998 after 31 years of service
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 1989
  • Served as chairman for the Credit Union Building Committee
  • Currently a delegate representing the Winnipeg Police Credit Union
  • Graduate of the Credit Union Director Achievement Program including all the elective modules
  • Graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Graduate of the FBI National Academy and FBI Executive Institute

Gordon Gold – Vice-President

  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 1994
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 1976
  • Retired from the Winnipeg Police Service in 2014 at the rank of Staff Sergeant after 38 years of service
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Choir since 1980
  • Graduated University of Manitoba with Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975
  • Graduated Red River Community College with Certificate of Public Sector Administration in 1993
  • Graduated Dale Carnegie Course in Leadership in 1997
  • Graduate of the Credit Union Director Achievement Program including all electives
  • Currently serving as chairman of the Audit Committee and a delegate representing the credit union

Maurice Sabourin – Secretary

  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 1989
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Services since 1989
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 2007
  • Currently serving as a member of the Audit Committee
  • Completed two years toward Justice and Law Enforcement Degree
  • Completed courses in Leadership and Communications
  • Volunteers with Ride for Dad supporting Prostate Cancer Research
  • President- Winnipeg Police Association

Adam Cheadle – Director

  • Member of Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 1998
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Service since 1998
  • Graduate from Red River College in Criminology
  • Completed courses in Leadership and Transition, Effective Presentation and Tactical Communication
  • Volunteer experience with Manitoba School for the Deaf
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 2008

Joe Gallagher – Director

  • Member of Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 1981
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Service for 29 years – retired in 1994
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 2007
  • Retired from the practice of law in 2016
  • Graduate of the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba
  • President, Winnipeg Police Veterans Association since 2010
  • Volunteer experience at the Board and Executive level of the United Way of Winnipeg
  • Former member of the University of Manitoba Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Former member of the University of Manitoba Board of Governors
  • Former member of Citizens Against Impaired Driving/MADD Manitoba Board of Directors

Ron Smolik – Director

  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Service for almost 20 years, currently Manager of Finance, whose mandate is to oversee and manage the finances and assets of the WPS.
  • Actively involved with the Winnipeg Police Choir
  • Actively involved with the WPS Fit Fund
  • Currently on the Boards of a number of other organizations in a financial capacity, and runs a small income tax preparation business
  • Member of WPCU since 2000

Fred Thomas – Director

  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 1976
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Service since 1975, retired in 2002
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 1996
  • Completed leadership and transition course at the University of Manitoba
  • Graduate of the Credit Union Director Achievement Program including all elective modules
  • Treasurer Adanac Carvers Inc. for several years
  • Community Soccer Coach Senior Certification
  • Casual Employment, Auxiliary Police Cadet program background investigator

Cory Wiles – Director

  • Member of Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 2004
  • Police Officer since 1998, 5.5 with Brandon Police Service and balance with Winnipeg Police Service
  • Director with the Brandon Police Association for 2 years in the capacity of Treasurer
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 2005
  • Graduate from Confederation College, ON 1994, Diploma Law and Security Administration
  • Attended University of Manitoba majoring in Criminology with a minor in Native Studies
  • Director -Winnipeg Police Association

Andrew Zurawsky – Director

  • Member of Winnipeg Police Credit Union since 2003
  • Member with the Winnipeg Police Service since 2002
  • Member of the Winnipeg Police Credit Union Board of Directors since 2005
  • Currently serving as a member of the Audit Committee
  • Graduate from University of Manitoba, 1997 Economics
  • Volunteer for volleyball coaching at elementary school

 

 


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