Community Futures Sunrise

11 - 3rd Street North East, Weyburn, SK - Phone: (306) 842-8803

About Community Futures Sunrise

CF Sunrise Staff

Meet the CF Sunrise staff, dedicated to assisting you start or expand your small business in southeast Saskatchewan.

Verna-ONeillVerna O’Neill, General Manager
Email: v.oneill.sunrise@sasktel.net
Phone: 306.842.1768

Verna O’Neill has worked for CF Sunrise since 2006.  With a business degree and background in small business consulting, Verna became General Manager in August 2013.  “Sunrise works with entrepreneurs in the region to find solutions to their business challenges.  We focus on business loans and advisory services - both are key to the development of the southeast.  All of the work I do has the end goal of assisting businesses in their growth and success.”

Verna and her family have lived in Weyburn since 2003, and they actively participate in the community through their volunteerism and support of local organizations. “The southeast is a great place to start and grow your business and your family!”


Cory HarknessTeresa LaFoy, Business Analyst
Email:  t.lafoy.sunrise@sasktel.net
Phone: 306.842.1758

Teresa LaFoy joined CF Sunrise in October 2013 as our Business Lender.  Teresa’s has 20 years of lending and banking experience, and has always placed great importance on customer service and assisting clients to achieve success.  “One of the most exciting aspects of working at CF Sunrise is seeing the growth opportunities in southeast Saskatchewan.  I enjoy helping new entrepreneurs turn their business ideas into reality and assisting existing business with growth and expansion opportunities”

Teresa and her husband grew up in Weyburn, moved away briefly and then returned to the city about nine years ago.  "Weyburn and southeast Saskatchewan is a wonderful area to raise a family.  It's great to see business thrive in the southeast, and add such tremendous value to the communities in the region."


Marion-ScottMarion Scott, Office Administrator
Email: m.scott.sunrise@sasktel.net
Phone:  306.842.8803

Marion Scott joined CF Sunrise in August of 2011.  Her past experience in office administration, customer service and bookkeeping serve CF Sunrise well as she is the first point of contact that many clients have with the office.  “I’ve always enjoyed meeting new people and answering client questions, so working at CF Sunrise is a great fit for me.  Also, our family has a long history in farming and business ownership, so that entrepreneurial background and knowledge helps me when serving clients.”

Marion lives in Halbrite with her husband Dale.  Her sons continue to own and operate the family farm in the Radville area, and her daughter lives in Weyburn.  “We enjoy being close to our children and grandchildren, and are happy to see the many opportunities for growth in the region.” 


 


CF Sunrise Board of Directors

These volunteer board members provide invaluable guidance and direction to the CF Sunrise organization.

Board Composition details

Justin Marcotte April

Justin Marcotte
Chairperson
Torquay SK

Heather Frederickson

Heather Frederickson
Vice Chairperson
Wawota SK

Michelle Howse

Michelle Howse
Secretary/Treasurer
Radville SK

Maureen Clay

Maureen Clay
McTaggart SK

Raymond Boutin

Raymond Boutin
Carlyle SK

Lyle Hall

Lyle Hall
Loans Committee Chairperson
Stoughton SK

Edward Plumb

Edward Plumb
Kenosee Lake SK

Jack Cherewyk

Jack Cherewyk
Estevan SK

Andria Brady

Andria Brady  -   Video Profile
Weyburn SK

 


 CF Sunrise Loan Committee Members from the Region

These volunteers from the region provide guidance to CF Sunrise's Loan Committee.  

Todd Lawrence

Todd Lawrence
Weyburn SK

 

Apply to be a Board Member

If you are interested in becoming a CF Sunrise Board Member, find out how to apply by contacting our office:  306.842.8803 or sunrise.cfdc@sasktel.net  

Or to view an overview of the Board Member application process, Board terms and volunteer expectations:  Download PDF 

 

Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal information is a priority for CF Sunrise. 

CF Sunrise's Privacy Officer can be contacted by emailing sunrise.cfdc@sasktel.net or by calling 1.306.842.8803.