Wendy Benyk was appointed to the Trust’s board in 2014 and was elected acclaimed as the finance committee chair in 2018. In 2019, Benyk was acclaimed by the board for a second term as the finance committee chair.
Benyk is the chief executive officer of Lakes District Maintenance Ltd., a highway road and bridge maintenance company. Previously, Benyk was a Senior Audit Manager at KPMG and BDO Dunwoody.
Active in her community, she is also Director of ICA BC Benevolent Fund and Vice President of Burns Lake and District Community Foundation. Benyk was previously vice president of BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association and president of Canadian Parents for French. She holds her Bachelor in Science from Brandon University and her Chartered Accountant certification from the Manitoba Institute of Chartered Accountants.