Former students’ union president gets 18 months in jail for robbing bank
CALGARY — The former president of Mount Royal University’s Student Association has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for her part in a 2012 bank robbery.
Meghan Melnyk must also undergo counselling and perform 240 hours of community service.
Melnyk pleaded guilty to stealing $6,200 from a Servus Credit Union to feed her gambling habit.
Court was told a woman entered the bank, claimed she had a weapon, demanded cash, and then left with an undisclosed amount of money.
Melnyk resigned from her position at the university.