Board of Directors

Prince Albert & District Community Futures has maintained a tradition of operating under the leadership of a representative, committed, and knowledgeable Board of Directors.  This talented group is characterized by a broad age demographic and wide ranging sector representation.  The following volunteers are members of our Board of Directors:

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Steve Jeffers

Steve has spent the last 32 years in small business management and the prior 7 years in the banking industry.  Steve has a long history of volunteerism.  He is currently Board member and Finance Chair of Community Initiatives Fund, and President of the Prince Albert Pistol and Rifle Club.  Steve values connecting with others, spending family time at the lake and various outdoor sporting endeavours.

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Vice Chair

Betty Makelki

Betty is retired after a 30 year career in post-secondary education, the last several years as Program Head of the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.  She volunteers in the community being a member of both the Mont St Joseph Care Home foundation board and parish council of St. Joseph church.  Her hobbies are reading, walking her dogs, and spending as much time as she can with her daughters and granddaughters.

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Teresa Hanson

Teresa Hanson has been on the PACF board since 2019 and sits on the credit committee.  Supporting entrepreneurs with their business ventures is of utmost importance as she too is an entrepreneur.  In addition to being a small business owner, Teresa has spent her career in the construction industry in Saskatoon and for the last number of years in Prince Albert.  Teresa has 3 small children with her husband.  She enjoys cooking and baking throughout the winter, camping and fishing in the summer.

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Patty Hughes

Patty has been an active volunteer for Community Futures program and serving it for the past 14 years.  She has held the position of Chair at her local board and continues to serve on the Audit and Finance Committee.  As well, Patty volunteers as the Chair for Community Futures Saskatchewan, Vice-Chair for Pan-West Community Futures and President for the Community Futures Network of Canada.
Patty continues to actively serve in her community supporting local organizations and fundraising initiatives.  She is a Director with Saskwater as well as with Hatchet Lake Development Limited Partnership and serves on both of their Audit and Finance committees.
Patty recently completed her Corporate Board designation with the Institute of Corporate Directors with Rotman Directors Education Program.

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Tyler Kinash

Born and raised in Prince Albert, Tyler has been with the Jim Pattison Group Prince Albert for 20 years, with experience in traditional and digital marketing/advertising, business strategy, community relations, and employee training.  Prior to a career in the broadcast industry, Tyler was a manager in the hotel industry.

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Kristie Stead

Kristie is a CPA, CA who specializes in tax and focuses on serving small/medium owner managed clients.  She grew up in Prince Albert and has been working as an accountant for 10 years. Kristie enjoys spending quality time with her family and being outdoors, specifically at the lake.

Volunteer to sit on our Board of Directors: