Board & Honorary Patrons

Members of the Board


Lisa Broda, PhD

Advocate for Children and Youth Saskatchewan

Executive Committee, Grants, Human Resources


Nicole Lang

Founding Partner, Keyworks, Technology and Business Strategy Firm, Calgary, AB

Executive Committee, Public Awareness & Communications


Greg Preston

Preston Consulting Inc., Calgary, AB

Executive Committee, Finance


Rod McKendrick

Interpersonal Violence Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice, Regina, SK

Executive Committee, Grants, Public Awareness & Communications  


Member At Large

Marlene Bertrand, C.M.

Domestic Violence Expert
Winnipeg, MB

Executive Committee, Grants 

Cynthia Brick

Co-Owner, Brick’s Fine Furniture
Winnipeg, MB

Foundation Development, Finance & Investment


Heather Salloum BA, BEd, MA

Private Secretary and Executive Director, Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan

Public Awareness & Communications, Foundation Development





Debra George, B.H.J.

Policy Analyst, Strategic Initiatives and Program Support Branch,
Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice, Regina SK 

Board Member



Gail Klymchuk

Board Member

Honourary Patrons

Prairieaction Foundation greatly appreciates the support it receives from the following distinguished Honourary Patrons:

Margaret Newall, L.L.D., C.M., Chair Emerita

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General of Canada

Her Honour the Honourable Janice C. Filmon, C.M., O.M., Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

Her Honour, The Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, S.O.M., S.V.M., Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan

Her Honour, The Honourable Lois Mitchell C.M., A.O.E., LL.D., Lieutenant Governor of Alberta

The Honourable Margaret McCain, O.C., O.N.B., LL. D.

The Honourable Senator Raynell Andreychuk, LL.D., Senator

The Honourable Senator Sharon Carstairs, P.C., Senator

Carolynne Boivin

Dr. Raymond F. Currie, Dean Emeritus

Elly Danica

Roderick Fraser, Ph.D.

Gerda Hnatyshyn, C.C.

George E. Lafond

Ann McCaig, C.M., A.O.E., LL.D.

David O’Brien, O.C.

Sheila O’Brien, C. M

Roland Penner, C.M., Q.C.

Ann Phillips, Q.C.

Carole Sanderson, C.M., S.O.M.

Ora Zabloski