Peter Scherle

Peter has served on the board of First West and its predecessors since 1992. His business acumen and strong sense of community have proven to be valuable assets. Peter has 30 years of experience in locally minded business, and has worked in retail, hospitality and real estate development.

Until retiring in 2003, Peter was actively involved for 17 years as a shareholder and manager of Manning Park Resort, as well as several provincial campground operations employing more than 200 people.

Peter's current committee responsibilities include membership in the Conduct Review and Governance Committee, the Nominations and Elections Committee and an appointment to the First West Foundation.

Key strengths:

  • Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Real estate lending and/or development
  • Credit union/cooperative sector experience