DeCouto, Tina

Tina DeCouto Director, Social and Cultural Development Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Iqaluit, Nunavut   Tina is Director for Social and Cultural Development at Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Prior, she played a pivotal role in the establishment of Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation and helped develop Makigiaqta’s long-term Strategy. Tina was first in her family to graduate high school…

Akavak, Jimmy

Jimmy Akavak Director, Marketing Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping Iqaluit, Nunavut   Jimmy is the Director of Marketing at the Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping and have also served for 28 years in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police/Peace Officer, where he held various positions like Federal Enforcement, Drug Awareness Program and general duties as Constable. He is…

Yee, Jada

Jada Yee Senior Director, Business Development FHQ Developments Regina, Saskatchewan   Jada, 40 year old who is a member of Wood Mountain Lakota First Nation in Southern Saskatchewan and Chinese Heritage. He is the Senior Director of Business Development for the FHQ Developments in Regina and has held previous Senior Leadership roles within the gaming…

Sweet, Jeffery

Jeffery Sweet President International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 2038 Regina, Saskatchewan   Jeff is an Electrician, Cook, Father of three beautiful daughters, Husband to Allison, President of IBEW Local 2038, self-professed policy wonk and full-time defender of workplace rights and protections. Jeff’s career path to this point has been rife with sharp adjustments. Starting an…

Prince, Kelsi

Kelsi Prince Senior Advisor, Violence & Abuse Prevention Canadian Red Cross Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   Kelsi Prince was born and raised in Ontario, but now calls Saskatchewan home. Currently working with the Canadian Red Cross to reduce risks of health, violence, natural disasters and social emergencies in communities across Canada, she is passionate about building safe…

McKenzie, Kyla

Kyla McKenzie Assistant Director La Ronge Indian Child and Family Services Agency La Ronge, Saskatchewan   Kyla has four children ages 23, 17, 17 (not twins) and 14. Her youngest experiences challenges in life and as a result she spends her spare time volunteering and sitting on the Board of Special Olympics and North Sask…

McDonald, Kimberly

Kimberly McDonald Vice President United Steelworkers Local 7689 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   Kimberly, 44, from Saskatoon, is a Second Class Power Engineer at Nutrien Allan Potash Mine. She works in a non-traditional role and is the only female in the maintenance department at the mine. Kimberly is the Vice President of the United Steelworkers Local 7689,…

Lindbjerg, Darla

Darla Lindbjerg President & CEO Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   Darla is the first female President and CEO of Saskatchewan’s largest business association, the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce. Currently, Darla chairs the Saskatchewan Business Council, sits as a director on the board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Executives, chairs the…

Genest, Aaron

Aaron Genest President SaskTech Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   Aaron Genest serves as the Siemens appointee to SaskTech, providing him with the dubious distinction of being President to Saskatchewan’s technology advocacy organization. Otherwise, he works for Siemens after the acquisition of the start-up for which he worked in 2018. In a previous life, he spent 10 years…

Bugler, Herman

Herman Bugler Director of Organizational Development and Talent Management Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority Warman, Saskatchewan   First and foremost, Herman is a family man. He prides himself on holding his values and ethics at the heart of everything. They guide him in his personal life in being a role model for his children and community.…