Board of Directors

Board Governance details and Board Meeting information can be found here

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Ron Waschuk, Chair – Elkridge
Ron Waschuk
Chair
, Elkridge

Ron Waschuk has senior management experience in the public and private sectors, including eight years as Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Prescription Drug Plan and 13 years of senior and executive management in the Pharmacy and Optical Divisions of Wal-Mart Canada Corp. He holds a degree in Pharmacy, has an extensive background in healthcare delivery, executive administration and management, and has held leadership positions in a variety of professional associations.

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Howard Crofts, Vice Chair – Regina
Howard Crofts
Vice Chair
, Regina

Howard Crofts has been a Chartered Professional Accountant for over 40 years. He practiced public accounting until retiring from MNP LLP where he held various leadership roles in the firm during the last 10 years of his career. He has been involved with health-related charitable organizations as a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society, Saskatchewan Division and as the Chair of the Hospitals of Regina Foundation, and served on the Boards of Directors of Group Medical Services, Raven Oil Corporation, the Saskatchewan Auto Fund and SGI and its subsidiaries and as a member of the Investment Review and Pension Committees of Greystone Managed Investments. Howard is also currently active serving as a member of the boards and various committees of Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority and Pro Docs Ltd.

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Don Ravis
Saskatoon

Don Ravis has a wide variety of experiences in business, public and volunteer sectors. In the past 20 years he has gained significant governance experience as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, Saskatoon Community Foundation, Waskesiu Community Council, Leadership Saskatoon and Saskatoon Auditorium and Convention Centre. He served on the Saskatoon Health Authority Board and is a former facilitator in Health Care Governance Training with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute. Don also served as a parliamentarian in the House of Commons. 

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Kelly Scott
Moose Jaw

Kelly Scott is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and holds a Certificate in Grief and Loss Counselling. Kelly and her husband owned Parkview Funeral Chapel in Moose Jaw until June 2018 when they sold their business to another local funeral home, however she remained on staff as a funeral director/embalmer. Kelly has volunteered for the Canadian Red Cross, teaching their “Beyond the Hurt” program in local communities and schools. She served as Secretary on the Business Women of Moose Jaw Executive and was active in their annual PRISM Awards. Kelly is a mentor with the Funeral and Cremation Services Council of Saskatchewan, providing the intern and preceptor with mentoring on an at-need basis and quarterly at minimum.

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Tom Lukiwski
Regina

Tom Lukiwski is a retired Member of Parliament (MP) for the Moose Jaw – Lake Centre – Lanigan constituency. During that time, he also served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Government House Leader for nine years and Chair of the Government Operations and Estimates Committee for four years. In addition to his primary responsibilities as an MP over the course of 17 years, Tom delivered public speaking training sessions to political figures across Canada. Prior to elected office, Tom worked as the General Manager of the Saskatchewan Party for seven years and also served in a number of strategy, marketing and business development capacities in Regina including Strategy West, Western Event Marketing and CKCK TV.

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Marilyn Rice
Regina

Marilyn Rice, now retired, spent her career serving in a number of capacities in diverse sectors. She worked in dental and orthodontics, real estate and held many roles with the Government of Saskatchewan. After spending 28 years on the west coast in British Columbia, she returned to Regina in 2019 and resumed volunteer work in the community. With many years of volunteer experience, Marilyn now serves as secretary on the Parish Council for the St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church and as VP and Treasurer for the Ladies Auxiliary at the church.

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Gordon Wyatt
Indian Head

Gordon Wyatt (Gord) spent his career primarily in leadership roles across a number of sectors, including banking, health care, government, non-profit and private industry. He also managed the family farm for more than 20 years. Since 2011, Gord has facilitated seminars and courses on a wide range of leadership and management topics, both for Southeast College and as a private management consultant. He has served on different boards and agencies through the years. He currently serves as a public representative with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers and the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan. He is also a member of the Indian Head Community Development Committee. Gord holds a designation in Health Care Administration from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Cheryl Cook
Saskatoon

Born in North Battleford, Cheryl Cook’s family moved to Saskatoon when she was 13 years old and she’s called the city home ever since. Cheryl retired in 2019 after a 25-year career with the Saskatoon Public School Division. She worked as an educational assistant, with a focus on working with at-risk youth through mediation and restorative justice. She continues to be of service to her community through various roles. She has worked as a marriage commissioner for the past three years, and volunteers with Victim Services to provide support and guidance to victims of crime in Saskatoon. Cheryl also coaches high school curling, as time permits.

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Catherine Gryba
Saskatoon

Catherine Gryba (ICD.D) is the owner of CRG Strategies, a management consulting firm specializing in board governance, strategy and CEO/board relations. Prior to joining private sector consulting in 2017, she worked for the City of Saskatoon for 34 years, culminating her career in a senior executive role as General Manager for Corporate Performance. Catherine has served on many boards and is currently the Board Chair for Sandbox Mutual Insurance and serves on the Board of the Golden Opportunities Fund, the Board of Trustees for the University of Saskatchewan Huskie Athletics, and the Canada Games Foundation. Catherine is the Co-Chair of the Saskatchewan Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors and is the Academic Director and Lead Instructor for the Institute of Corporate Directors National Course on Chairing Boards.