CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2012) - UFA's Nominating Committee is now accepting applications for director nominations for 2013. The Committee is seeking to fill four, three-year term positions in the upcoming election in March.
UFA has been enabling rural success for over 103 years and proudly championing agricultural sustainability throughout Alberta. A century later, we continue to focus on growing our Co-operative together. The cornerstone of the Co-operative is our governance structure. We are proud to host a board that meets the needs of our co-operative, with a mix of skills that will equip UFA for the future.
The UFA Board of Directors is looking to acquire specific skills, experience and attributes that add to the overall composition of the board. Interested members can review the requirements and complete an online application by visiting www.ufa.com.
Nominations must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. MST on Thursday, November 1, 2012. Successful candidates will be notified of their nomination status prior to December 15.
About UFA Co-operative Limited
UFA Co-operative Limited is one of Alberta's most dynamic enterprises. UFA has an unmatched network of 113 bulk fuel and cardlock petroleum outlets, 35 Farm and Ranch Supply stores, four fertilizer plants and 25 outdoor adventure stores operating under the Wholesale Sports banner. In addition, Bar W Petroleum and Electric Ltd. and Spruceland Lumber are divisions of UFA. Our employees and independent petroleum agents strive to provide products, services and solutions to farmers, ranchers, consumers and commercial accounts throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
Since its founding in 1909, UFA has grown from a small-scale local co-operative into a comprehensive enterprise with $2.1 billion in annual sales and nearly 120,000 active members. While UFA has grown and changed over the years, at our heart remains a commitment to agriculture and to the communities we call home.