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2016-17 Board of Directors

  Tavia Laliberte, Chair
In 2015-16, Laliberte served as Vice Chair of the Sport Division. She was nominated to the board in 2014 by the Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation and has served as a member of the Aboriginal Sport Leadership Council. Before joining Sask Sport Inc., Laliberte served on numerous volunteer committees including the North West Regional Intersectoral Committee, and she participated in the 2012 Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference. She is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the North West College.

  Todd Fuchs, Past Chair
Fuchs served as Chair of Sask Sport Inc. in 2015-16. He has served on the Fund Development, Lottery, Administration Centres and Provincial KidSport Committees. He was nominated to the board in 2013 by Football Saskatchewan. Prior to joining the board, Fuchs served as the President of the University of Regina Rams' Board of Directors, and played junior football with the Rams from 1990-94. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at the Brandt Group of Companies in Regina.

  Cathy Gale, Vice Chair, Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund
Gale was Chair of the Sport Funding Committee in 2015-16, while also serving on the Trust and Community Funding Committees. She was nominated to the board by Softball Saskatchewan in 2015. She has coached softball for 17 years at the Division 1 Level and has served on the Regina Ringette and Softball Regina Board of Directors. She was also a member of the 2013 Grey Cup planning committee.

  Darren Wilcox, Vice Chair, Lotteries
Wilcox served on the Sport Committee, CSCS Management Committee and Lottery Division Committee in 2015-16. He was nominated to the board by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association in 2015. He has been responsible for fundraising for the University of Regina men's hockey team, and has served on the board of the University of Regina Cougar Hockey Alumni Association. He has also organized several golf tournaments for the University and the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers.

  Dave Boan, Vice Chair, Sport
In 2015-16, Boan served on the Sport Committee, Aboriginal Sport Leadership Council and Provincial KidSport Committee. He was nominated to the board in 2015 by Water Polo Saskatchewan. He was the physical education representative and vice-chair of the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan (CAS), and has been involved with CAS for over 10 years, helping the association develop the Aboriginal Coaches and Officials Program.

  Garth Belanger, Secretary Treasurer
In 2015-16, Belanger was the Chair of the Audit Committee and Administration Centre Advisory Committee, and served on the Sport Funding Committee. He was nominated to the board in 2014 by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association. He has served on the board of the Caledonian Curling Club, was the co-chair for advertising and promotions at the 1994 Canadian Junior Championships, and was an official at the 1992 Canadian Labatt Brier. Belanger has been a registered official with Swim Saskatchewan, served on the board of the Piranhas Summer Swim Club, and coached baseball and fastball. He has coached hockey at all levels, from initiation to senior, male/female and house teams to the Tier I level. He is the Director of Pricing and Services at the Saskatchewan Ministry of Central Services.

  Larry Lafrentz
Lafrentz served as Vice Chair of the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation in 2015-16. He was nominated to the board in 2014 by the Saskatchewan Games Council. Lafrentz, a former Gull Lake high school teacher, vice principal, official and coach, retired from the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) in June 2008, after serving 18 years as the Assistant Executive Director and Executive Director. Prior to working for SHSAA, he volunteered on the board and served a two-year term as president. He remains actively involved in sport, volunteering with the Saskatchewan Games Council as a board member, a mission staff member at several Canada Games events, and as a member of the site selection committee for the Saskatchewan Games. He has also served on the Sport Medicine Council of Saskatchewan's board and worked as an Interim Sport Consultant and Officials' Development Review Coordinator for Sask Sport Inc.

  Jerry Shoemaker
Shoemaker served as Vice Chair of Saskatchewan Lotteries in 2015-16. He was nominated to the board by the Saskatchewan Curling Association (now operating as CURLSASK) in 2012. Shoemaker has served as President of the Granite Curling Club, Curl Saskatoon, CURLSASK and the Canadian Curling Association, and was the Liaison for the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) at the World Curling Association and the Olympic Games. During the last four Briers in Saskatoon, Shoemaker has acted as an organizer, director, CCA Liaison and Chairman of Facilities in successive order. He was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame in 2006, the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and is a Life Member of CURLSASK.

  Leslie Blyth
Blyth was nominated to the board by the Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) in 2016. She has been a strong supporter of soccer for almost 20 years. She has been a SSA board member since 1998, serving as president, vice-president and past president and participating on many committees. During her time as president, she had the opportunity to chair several provincial competitions and serve as the provincial representative for the Canadian Soccer Association National Championships.

  Patti Sandison-Cattell
Sandison-Cattell was nominated to the board in 2016 by Skate Canada Saskatchewan. She is the wellness co-ordinator for the Regina Police Service (RPS). She is the co-founder of the RPS Half Marathon, now in its 14th year, which gives the service a way to promote healthy living to the entire Regina community. Sandison-Cattell is also an experienced marathon runner, having completed that 42.2 kilometre journey in various Canadian and U.S. cities 20 times.

  Todd Hollinger
Hollinger was nominated to the board by the University of Regina in 2016. He has spent the past five years involved with sports organizations through coaching in Hockey Regina and has participated in the growth of the Cougar Hockey Alumni Association, which raises money for scholarships and brings together members of the business community. This past year, Hollinger volunteered to coach in the Regina Community Basketball League.

  Misty Alexandre
Alexandre was nominated to the board in 2016 by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association. She has been the chair of the KidSport Saskatoon Breakfast Committee and one of the lead organizers for the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Huskie Women's Hockey Alumni. She is also a committee member for the U of S Ice Facility Campaign and has served as a colour commentator for the U of S Huskie Women's Hockey Team web broadcasts.


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