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Meet Our Board Of Directors

The Community Futures Lac La Biche team is powered by its Board of Directors. Our board members really care about the community and understand the challenges of owning a business. Meet our Board of Directors:


Allan Robertson

Chair - Member at Large - IRC Committee
Lac La Biche

As a Business Instructor at Portage College, Allan is uniquely able to provide his perspective of both business and youth. He was head of the team from Portage College when students went up against 13 Alberta post-secondary institutions and won the competition. Allan is happy when he can help others succeed, and is a perfect fit for the Community Futures board.



Doug Stewart

Vice Chair - Member at Large
Lac La Biche

In the past, RCDC (Community Futures Lac La Biche) helped me start and finance my business ventures, and since then, I’ve wanted to give back to the community. I am proud to be part of an organization that has been responsible for so much positive change in our community and happy to lend my considerable knowledge of the local history and dynamics to affect that change.            


Lori Tarrant

Secretary/Treasurer - Member at Large

Born and raised in Plamondon, I truly have a vested interest in the community and the future of our businesses. I have over 20 years of finance experience, including 12 years working at a public accounting firm, and have held positions on many community boards, including PDCDS. I look forward to lending my perspective and knowledge and being part of the community's plan to develop and grow.


Dave Phillips

IRC Committee
Lac La Biche & District Chamber of Commerce

As a past councillor for Lac La Biche County, the past president of the Lac La Biche Pow Wow and Fish Derby Association and current chair for several other local organizations, including the Lac La Biche & District Chamber of Commerce, Dave is more than familiar with local business, history, and dynamics, and brings a unique perspective. As a long-time resident and self-employed business person with a passion for his community, he enjoys giving back to the community that he loves.


Peter Cardinal

Director - Member at Large
Kikino Metis Settlement

I have spent most of my adult life working in the oil industry in Alberta. In 2010, I left that industry and started to pursue my passion of trying to help our Aboriginal communities participate in the Alberta and federal economies.

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As a local entrepreneur, I was aware of the many business opportunities available to people in our Region, however as an Aboriginal person I knew there were a few barriers for our people to overcome to participate within the local economy. When I found out that Community Futures had the ability to help our local people access capital to start new businesses, I was more than interested to join the Board of Directors and start helping promote business development in our Aboriginal communities. Having Community Futures help bridge that gap for our people needing access to Capital is critical to the future business startup for many in our Region. Being able to participate with an awesome group like the Lac La Biche Community Futures will enable me to help fulfill my lifelong dream of helping our Aboriginal people pursue and hopefully achieve economic self sufficiency for our entrepreneurs.


John Mondal

Director - Appointed
Lac La Biche County

Newly elected to Council in 2021, John Mondal represents Ward 7.  In Jon's words:  "The essence of great leadership is influencing not authority. I look forward to working with you as a team to advance issues of importance to our community."   


Nancy Broadbent

Director - Member At Large
Lac La Biche

Mrs. Broadbent has been a resident of Lac La Biche for over 40 years.

Nancy has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on leadership.

She has a passion for lifelong learning and actively seeks collaborative opportunities to empower individuals and communities to grow.




Ryan Manca

Member at Large - IRC Committee

Lac La Biche

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Are you a prominent member of our business community and looking to make a difference?

Impact the growth of our community and join our board. We’re always looking for inspired, motivated individuals that want to assist and grow their local business community in the Lac La Biche region.

Contact Us

10106-102 Avenue
Box 2188
Lac La Biche, AB  T0A 2C0
P: 780-623-2662


Communities Served

Atmore, Avenir, Barnegat, Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Behan, Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement, Briereville, Caslan, Craigend, Fork Lake, St. Lina, Grassland, Heart Lake First Nation, Helina, Hylo, Imperial Mills, Kikino Metis Settlement, Lac La Biche, Margie, Normandeau, Noral, Owl River, Pelican Portage, Philomena, Pitlochrie, Plamondon, Rich Lake, Tweedie, Venice, Wandering River.