Lis Mack - Manager
Lis Mack is the Manager of the Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin. Lis graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Master of Arts in Archaeology and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Anthropology and Archaeology. Her university research focused on the Pre-contact history of the First Nations People in Central Saskatchewan and the environment in which they lived. In addition to her responsibilities as the Partners Manager, Lis worked for over ten years as a sessional lecturer for the University of Saskatchewan, instructing students in the field of World Prehistory and Archaeology.
Lis was instrumental in conducting the revisions to the Water Watchdog program, developing Moopher’s Amazing Journey to the Sea – English, French and the new tri-lingual version, and Stan the Sturgeon. Lis also assisted in the completion of the nomination and designation documents required by the Canadian Heritage Rivers System in PFSRB’s efforts to achieve Heritage River Status for the South Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Rivers within Saskatchewan. She currently is the program coordinator for the Caring for our Watersheds competition and is on the board of the Canadian Water Resources Association – Saskatchewan Branch.
Andrea Lafond - Managing Partner
Born and raised in Saskatoon, Andrea has over 18 years of progressive leadership experience in non-profit organizations, and was most recently appointed CEO of Meewasin Valley Authority. Andrea's passion is to lead teams to long term success and sustainability while meeting stakeholder needs through strategy. She has primarily aligned her leadership in the non-profit sector, most recently in the capacity of Vice-President Operations with SIIT (Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies) and also with Wanuskewin Heritage Park Authority as well as Metis Employment and Training.
Her CAFM designation and combined experience has garnered many opportunities to strategically lead multiple areas including: finance, human resources, governance, marketing and communications, and information technology.
As a Metis woman, Andrea believes strongly in mentorship to support positive transition to employment and movement through to leadership. She dedicates time as a mentor through Leadership Saskatoon.
In her downtime, Andrea prioritizes her family. They enjoy travelling. As a mother of four in many activities, she volunteers her time as a hockey manager.
Sue Bouchard - Education/Communications Officer
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