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      Gary O'BrienGary O’Brien

      Hi! Gary here…
      I was late joining the group….sorry.
      I’m involved with a number of credit union groups. I Chair LECU board. I sit as a director on Atlantic Central & League Savings and Morgage Ltd. And, if that ain’t enough I sit on the board of the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Cooperatives. I’ve been in the cooperative system for some 20 years.

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      Jen BudneyJen Budney

      Hi Gary – glad you are here! You sound very busy so being a little late to introduce yourself is perfectly understandable! I hope you enjoy the course!

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