Bob’s family has farmed in the Biggar RM since 1906 and he started his farming career in 1975 by renting some land.
He has been on the Board of Directors from 2008 to 2014 after which he joined the Landis Credit Union Board from 2016 until the merger. After that he moved back on the Biggar and District Credit Union's Board of Directors.
He is married to Bev and they have 3 boys, 3 daughters in law and 5 grandchildren.
“One of the best parts of being on the board is not only the education we get but the people we get to work with. Many of them I would never have known if we did not serve on the Board together.” - Bob Atkinson