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.
Doug Porteous - Managing Partner
Doug Porteous, a life-long resident of Saskatoon, was Manager of Community Development with the Meewasin Valley Authority from 1999 until 2017 when he was appointed interim CEO of Meewasin. Doug taught in Saskatoon schools for 30 years, 23 as a school principal.
In his 18 years at Meewasin, Mr. Porteous provided leadership in Meewasin interpretive land and water programs, conservation, fund development and managed Partners FOR the Saskatchewan River Basin. As well he has represented Meewasin on the executive of the Board of Directors of the Association of Saskatchewan Urban Parks & Conservation Agencies as both President and Vice-President.
Sue Bouchard - Education/Communications Officer
More info coming soon!