Here is a list of SCA staff members and contractors, and their contact information:
Raya Zuzak, Finance
Liane Courchesne-Dingman, Program Coordinator
Liane is excited to be contracted with SCA & Camp Kindling. She is familiar with camps as she was the Youth Program Coordinator for Alberta’s (ACCA) Co-operative Youth Leadership Program for several years.
Liane (aka L-Smack at camp) lives and breathes youth camp and is passionate about extolling the virtues of the co-operative model and positively affecting the lives of the staff, participants, and volunteers. She has recently transitioned to another role within ACCA and is the Communication & Member Services Coordinator.
Outside of work, Liane enjoys teaching dance in the evenings, spending time outdoors hunting, fishing & gardening and spending time with her dogs & her husband (who she met at camp)!
Danika Dinko, Executive Director
Danika began her co-operative career with the United Farmers of Alberta in their management training program. She then returned to Manitoba and joined Twin Valley Co-op in a sales and agronomy role. She moved to the credit union system in 2008, and prior to her return to university in 2018, she managed four branches at Fusion Credit Union in south-western Manitoba.
Danika graduated Mount Royal University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Honours. Her research project, entitled “Understanding the Dynamics of Member Loyalty and Commitment: The Co-operative Advantage,” was selected for presentation at a national undergraduate research conference in 2022.
An engaged community volunteer, Danika was an executive member of the Manitoba 4-H Council, a presenter of financial literacy and life skills programs for Junior Achievement Canada, and a co-developer of Changent YYC, a Calgary youth summer camp. She is an avid curler.
Danika became Executive Director of SCA in May, 2022 and looks forward to connecting with SCA members, stakeholders and community leaders. Read more.