Meet your Board of Directors

Conexus’ Board of Directors (Board) is led by a dedicated and diverse group of Conexus members elected by our members, committed to driving our mission forward. The Board is composed of 11 directors, elected to serve the interests of our membership. Each director is elected for a three-year term, and may serve up to a maximum of three consecutive terms.

Ken Kosolofski



Term expires: 2026

Committee: Ex-Officio on all Committees

Ken held a number of executive positions in his close to two decades in the credit union system including several years as the President and CEO of Concentra Bank (a credit union owned, federally regulated bank). He is a passionate believer and a lifetime member of the credit union system.

Ken also has a background serving on various boards and community organizations including the Regina and District Foodbank, Civic Pension and Long-Term Disability Board, Mobius Benefit Administrators, and a Delegate to the Co-operative Superannuation Society.

  • Institute of Corporate Directors – ICD.D designation

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CA)

  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Saskatchewan

Kathryn Pollack



Term expires: 2025

Committee: Governance and Human Resources (Chair)

Kathryn is the Executive Vice President of People, Safety and Indigenous and Corporate Relations with SaskPower. She lives in the R.M. of Lumsden with her husband and two children. Kathryn has a broad range of professional experience in the private and public sectors and has held leadership roles overseeing procurement, natural resources policy and human resources.

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Institute of Corporate Directors – ICD.D Designation

  • Certified Leadership Coach

Nicole Fitzpatrick


Term expires: 2025

Committees: Governance and Human Resources, Nominations

Nicole Fitzpatrick embodies the co-operative spirit and understands the importance of community, especially in rural Saskatchewan. Her involvement in many sectors like agriculture and education reinforce her commitment to keeping Conexus committed to helping the hard working people of Saskatchewan and supporting our future generations.

  • Business Administration Certificate

  • Completing the Good Governance Matters Course – Co-operatives First

  • CCUA – Foundations of Governance Level A

  • Active local community member for extracurricular groups and clubs

Cindy Fuchs


Term expires: 2024

Committee: Audit and Conduct Review

Cindy is the Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation and believes in giving back to the community. Cindy looks forward to being someone our members can trust to bring their wishes and voices forward and providing a rural and agricultural perspective to the Board.

  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources Designation

  • Professional Director Certification

  • Past Board Member - Breast Cancer Action Saskatchewan, Human Resource Committee

  • Past Board Member - Regina and District Chamber of Commerce and Governance and Human Resource Committee

  • Past Board Member - Dress for Success, Education committee

Adam Hicks

Term expires: 2025
Audit and Conduct Review (Chair), Risk

Adam is passionate about the values for which Conexus stands. He is proud to be part of an organization with a log track record of successfully serving members while supporting communities across Saskatchewan. Adam has a background in entrepreneurship, finance, and IT. He had a fulfilling career over 10 years with the Government of Saskatchewan in various management roles. Currently he is fully invested in building a community of philanthropy and is proud to manage the $100 million of legacy funds that are held in trust with the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation. Adam is an active volunteer in Regina and is passionate about improving the lives of all citizens.

  • CPA, CMA, PMP, PSGov

  • Institute of Corporate Directors – ICD.D Designation

  • Elected Trustee of the Regina Public School Board

  • Serves on several Community Boards and Associations

  • Member of University of Regina Senate

Joel Mowchenko

Moose Jaw

Term expires: 2024

Committees: Governance and Human Resources, Nominations (Chair)

In his current role as a leadership coach and strategy consultant, Joel draws on his background in small business and governance. Joel strives to help leaders, teams, and organizations explore paths that are healthy, sustainable, and always rooted in personal well-being. He brings this same focus to his role as a director of Conexus, working to be part of a responsible and healthy team that remains committed to our roots – the financial well-being of our members and communities.

  • Chartered Director (C.Dir) through McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada,

  • Certified Credit Union Director (CCD) through CUES and the Rotman School of Management,

  • Certified Leadership Coach through Destination Leadership and the Edwards School of Business

  • 15+ years of experience as an agricultural entrepreneur in the organic, grass-fed beef, and farm to table sectors

Ranjith (Ran) Narayanasamy


Term expires: 2025

Committee: Risk (Chair)

Ran is currently the President and CEO of the Petroleum Technology Research Centre. He has always been a community leader, encouraging economic development and investment. Ran leads world class teams consisting of subject matter experts in CO2 capture utilization and storage and helps energy companies solve their ESG problems.  Ran won the Premier’s award for public service excellence for the implementation of an Indigenous Procurement strategy at SaskPower. Ran also received the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal from the Lt Governor of Saskatchewan for his contributions to the Province and Canada in December 2022.

  • Professional Engineer (P. Eng.)

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Past President – Regina Hindu Temple

  • Program Advisory Committee Member – SaskPoly Tech

Bradyn Parisian


Term expires: 2024

Committee: Audit and Conduct Review

Bradyn is currently the Vice President of Indigenous Relations & DEI with Hudson’s Bay Company.  He also leads the Hudson Bay Foundation, which has committed more than $100M to charities and community organizations across Canada. He is a top-rated business lecturer at the First Nations University of Canada, and was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal for his contributions in post secondary education.

Bradyn has served many boards and community organizations, and is a special advisor to CAE ( a global leader in aerospace technology.

  • MBA (Strategy) & BBA (Finance) - University of Regina

  • Institute of Corporate Directors - ICD.D and CCD designations

  • Entrepreneurship Development Program – MIT

  • Corporate Innovation Diploma – Stanford University

Jacquie Gibney

Moose Jaw

Term expires: 2026

Committees: Nominations, Risk

Jacquie is currently the Vice President, Corporate and Customer service for SaskWater and resides in Moose Jaw. Jacquie’s broad range of experience in strategic and operational planning, enterprise risk management, communication, government and stakeholder relations, business development, marketing information technology and human resource management. She is looking forward to ensuring the financial well-being of members while continuing to adapt and advance in an ever-changing digital environment.

  • Master of Business Administration – Athabasca University

  • Certified Executive Coach – Royal Roads University

  • Public Sector Governance Certificate – Johnson Shoyama Graduate School, U of R

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Tim Otitoju


Term expires: 2026

Committees: Nominations, Risk

Tim is currently the Managing Partner and Realtor at Platinum Realty Specialists. Tim is an experienced community business leader with knowledge in board governance, marketing, management, networking and contract negotiation. He is looking forward to connecting with members and communities by utilizing technology and innovation.

  • Master of Business Administration – Executive Management, University of Regina

  • Certificate of Specialization, Leadership and Management – Harvard Business School

  • Brokerage Management Professional Certificate – Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission

Jessica McNaughton

Moose Jaw

Term expires: 2026

Committee: Audit and Conduct Review, Governance and Human Resources

Jessica is founder and CEO of memoryKPR Technologies. Her experience as both upper management and entrepreneur in a broad range of industries including Technology, Finance, Aviation and the Resource Industry will serve as an asset while navigating the regulatory environment, while connecting communities and members through technology. Her previous board experience includes industries such as tourism, healthcare, and finance.

  • Executive MBA – Kenneth Levene Graduate School, U of R

  • Completing in 2023 the Public Sector Governance Program – Johnson Shoyama Graduate School, U of R