Ms. Margaret M. Brooke, BHSc'35, BA'65, PhD'71, of Victoria, BC, has been posthumously named as a College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.
Mr. Alexander E. Douglas, BA'39, MA'40, of Ottawa, ON, has been posthumously named as a College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.
Ms. Dorothy M. Adams, BA'53, of Hanover, ON, published her book, Tales of Three Wags.
Mr. Merlis M. Belsher, BComm'57, LLB'63, of Saskatoon, SK, was awarded the Fellow CPA designation by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Saskatchewan.
Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Stanley Dzuba, BE'58, of North Vancouver, BC, has been awarded the Governor Generals Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers for his volunteer work in under-developed countries and local communities.
Professor Emeritus Donald C. Kerr, BA'57, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named the Meewasin Conservation Award recipient for 2017.
Mr. Edward P. Neufeld, BA'50, ARTS'51, of Mississauga, ON, has been named as a College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.
Mr. Bryan K. Anderson, BEd'64, of Edmonton, AB, retired from the Edmonton Public School System in 1998 after 34 years. He was elected to the Edmonton City Council in October of 1998 and stepped down on October 23, 2017 after six successful terms and 19 years as an Edmonton councillor—the fifth longest tenure in Edmonton history. Bryan was inducted into the Alberta Schools Athletic Association's Coaching Hall of Fame in 2010.
Professor Emeritus Ron G. Britton, BE'62, of Sanford, MB, published On Design: A Philosophy of Design and Engineering.
Mr. Grant G. Devine, BSA'67, of Caronport, SK, was appointed to serve a three-year term as a member of the University of Saskatchewan's Board of Governors on July 27, 2017.
Mr. Brian B. Fowler, BSA'64, MSc'65, of Saskatoon, SK, was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame on April 21, 2018.
Professor Emeritus Del G. Fredlund, BE'62, of Saskatoon, SK, was recently awarded the K.Y. Lo medal from the Engineering Institute of Canada for significant engineering contributions at the international level. His recently published biography titled, Deserts, Dams and Dirt, presents some of his engineering achievements along with his charitable projects in Vietnam and other countries. He has also co-authored two major textbooks on unsaturated soil mechanics. Mr. Fredlund recently delivered the Blight Lecture in Seoul, Korea in recognition of his lifelong and worldwide contributions to geotechnical engineering.
Dr. Philip H. Gordon, MD'66, of Hampstead, QC, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Oncology for Excellence in Research, Teaching and Patient Care from the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, at McGill University on October 23, 2017.
Professor Emeritus Don L. Hamilton, BSC'68, DVM'70, PhD'74, of Saskatoon, SK, has been selected as an official of the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC. He will serve as a Vet Commission 3 Member, responsible for providing veterinary care and oversight for the endurance portion of the games.
Mr. Robert S. Hodges, BA'64, of Saskatoon, SK, was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who on November 15, 2017.
Mr. Howard J. Kellough, LLB'66, of Vancouver, BC, was awarded the Canadian Tax Foundation Lifetime Contribution Award in 2016.
Mr. Leo L. King, BA'61, MA'66, of Surrey, BC, was appointed as a member of the advisory board to Benz Mining Corporation's Board of Directors on August 14, 2017.
Mr. John K. Lovering, BA'68, BEd'70, of Wilcox, SK, will be posthumously inducted into the Saskatchewan Hall of Fame on July 7, 2018.
Dr. Roberta M. McKay, NURS'64, BSN'69, BA'80, MD'81, of Regina, SK, was honoured with the Regina YWCA Lifetime Achievement Award on April 26, 2018.
His Honour Tom T. Molloy, LLB'64, BA'64, LLD'09, of Regina, SK, was appointed as the next Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 22, 2018.
Professor Emeritus Kay W. Nasser, PhD'65, DSC'16, of Saskatoon, SK, was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada on December 29, 2017.
Ms. Lorri A. Neilsen Glenn, BEd'69, of Halifax, NS, professor emerita at Mount Saint Vincent University and former Halifax Poet Laureate, has recently published Following the River: Traces of Red River Women, stories of her Indigenous ancestors and their contemporaries. A poet, essayist, and researcher, Lorri has written and edited fourteen books. Find her at lorrineilsenglenn.com or @ neilsenglenn.
Mr. Vern J. Racz, BSA'68, MSc'71, of Saskatoon, SK, was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame on April 21, 2018.
Mr. Gary D. Young, BA'68, LLB'71, of Saskatoon, SK, was awarded the Canadian Bar Association’s Saskatchewan Distinguished Service Award for 2017, in recognition of exceptional contributions and achievements relating to the law in Saskatchewan and Canada.
Mr. Neil A. Abramson, BA'74, of Lions Bay, BC, is the first author of the best-selling English language International management text, Managing Cultural Differences, 10th Edition. This book is intended not only for MBA and undergraduate business students, but also businesspeople building effective cross-cultural relationships.
Ms. Sarah A. Carter, BA'76, MA'81, of Edmonton, AB, was the 2017 recipient of the Sir John A MacDonald Prize for her work Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies from Manulife and The Canadian Historical Association.
Mr. Mak Chai, PhD'76, of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, was appointed the new vice-chancellor of First City University College effective October 2017.
Ms. Audrey P. Gauthier, BSN'77, BA'79, HOSADM'82, ARTS'96, of Red Deer, AB, has completed, with distinction, a Veterinary Technical Assistant certificate from Animal Sciences, Olds College, Alberta after retiring from 40 years of nursing administration in 2015.
Dr. Rosamund L. Harrison, DMD'74, of Vancouver, BC, was inducted in the Order of British Columbia, on November 30, 2017, in recognition of her role as an in international leader in pediatric dentistry and early childhood oral health promotion. Harrison has enhanced pediatric dentistry education at the University of British Columbia and championed policy change to improve oral health of children in low-income, new immigrant and Indigenous communities.
Mr. Bill D. Hart, BA'70, of Montreal, QC, was named president of the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Française au Canada (CCIFC) in June 2017. He previously served as its president from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Hart is the first person from Western Canada to serve in this role. During his previous term as president, he created the CCIFC Forum for Venture Capital and Private Equity, and chaired the Comité directeur de l'Union des chambres de commerce et d'industries françaises à l'étranger (UCCIFE). Mr. Hart, a partner at Langlois lawyers, practices corporate and commercial law and has actively worked with French businesses for many years. He is head of the firm's France-Quebec Practice Group, which provides legal support adapted to the needs of French companies developing their activities in Quebec.
Mr. Trevor N. Herriot, BA'79, ARTS'81, of Regina, SK, received the 2017 Cheryl and Henry Kloppenburg Award for Literary Excellence from the Saskatchewan Writers Guild on September 19, 2017.
Mr. Dale E. Johnson, BA'76, of Regina, SK, has written a book called The Last Best Car - The 67-X, about the original winners and current owners of four exotic cars that were designed by George Barris and given away as prizes during Canada's Centennial Year of 1967. This is his first book, after a career in journalism with CBC, CTV and Global. He has also written more than 1,000 newspaper and magazine articles.
Mr. Bruce B. Johnstone, BA'74, ARTS'75, of Regina, SK, received the 2017 Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce ABEX Lifetime Achievement Award on October 21, 2017.
Mr. Ray J. Joubert, BSP'74, of Regina, SK, retired on December 31, 2017, after 40 years with the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals, 33 years of which he occupied the role of registrar.
Mr. Justice Vikas Khaladkar, BA'72, LLB'76, of Clarenville, NL, was appointed Judge of the Trial Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland & Labrador on October 20, 2017.
Mr. Garry R. King, BSP'70, of Regina, SK, along with Mr. Darcy Scherle (BSP'73), attended the Saskatchewan Pharmacy Museum Society's display in Regina for Saskatchewan Culture Days, on September 30, 2017. Displays contained artifacts from the late 1800's up to the mid 1950's & 1960's, along with histories of pharmacists who worked in Saskatchewan. Alumni and members of the public can look back at how pharmacy practiced over the years by visiting saskatchewanpharmacymuseum.ca
Mr. Ken P. Krawetz, BEd'75, of Invermay, SK, was appointed chief of staff to the premier of Saskatchewan on September 6, 2017.
Dr. Peter J. Kuling, BSC'75, MSc'78, MD'82, of Ottawa, ON, has been awarded the 2017 Canadian Medical Assoication Sir Charles Tupper Award for political action.
Mr. Rick B. Kullman, BE'74, MSc'87, of Saskatoon, SK, received the Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Meritorious Achievement Award on November 7, 2017.
Mrs. Cindy M. Litman, BSN'79, of Los Angeles, CA, recently travelled to Uganda, Africa on a medical mission with a team of spine surgeons, physiotherapists, and other health professionals.
Mr. Michael Matich, BAPE'72, BEd'73, of Winnipeg, MB, brought recreation and competition gymnastics to Saskatoon, SK in 1957 and 1963. Mr. Matich was inducted into the Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 2014 as both an athlete and builder of gymnastics.
Ms. Marion R. Mutala, BEd'79, PGD'94, MEDUC'95, of Saskatoon, SK, published two new books, More Babas Please! and Kohhum's Babushka: A Magical Metis/ Ukrainian Tale. Marion is also host of TV Show YOU ROCK on Shaw Cable 10. Check out her website at www.babasbabushka.ca.
Dr. Everett E. More, DVM'72, of Virden, MB, was inducted into the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame in June 2017.
Mr. Kenneth A. Rosaasen, BSA'70, MSc'78, of Saskatoon, SK, has been re-elected to serve as a director of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission for 2018 - 2022.
Ms. Sandra A. Semchuk, BFA'70, of Vancouver, BC, has her art installation, Love Stories: Listening and Seeing as Gestures towards Reconciliation, on display at the Mann Art Gallery in Prince Albert until October 27, 2017.
Mr. Chanan Singh, MSc'70, PhD'72, DSc'97, of College Station, TX, was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering, for advancement of theory, practice, and education in electric power system reliability on February 7, 2018.
Ms. Janet R. Wees, BEd'73, of Calgary, AB, published her first novel, When We Were Shadows. Ms. Wees has also been published in national and international educational journals, and Alberta Retired Teachers' Magazine. Since retiring after 29 years of teaching, she volunteers as a school debate coach, a World High School Debate judge, a White Hatter at the Calgary Airport, and as a fundraiser for 41 years for Ski for Heart at Lake Louise. She is an adventurous world traveler and a tutor for children with special needs.
Ms. Sharon M. Yanicki, BSN'75, of Lethbridge, AB, retired in June 2017 as co-ordinator of the Public Health and Aboriginal Health degree programs and assistant professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge. Sharon continues to do research as an adjunct assistant professor at U of S.
Ms. Margret S. Asmuss, BA'85, MCTGED'89, of Prud'Homme, SK, was presented with the President's Service Award at the University of Saskatchewan's fall convocation on October 28, 2017.
Mr. Gary L. Bainbridge, BA'87, LLB'88, of Saskatoon, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel designation for 2017.
Mr. Justice Bill S. Basran, BComm'89, LLB'94, of West Vancouver, BC, was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia on January 19, 2018.
Ms. Leslie G. Belloc-Pinder, JD'84, BA'87, of Saskatoon, SK, was elected as the vice president of the Law Society of Saskatchewan for 2018 on December 1, 2017.
Ms. Pamela O. Booker, BEd'88, MEDUC'03, of Saskatoon, SK, became the chief/regional manager of education for the Prairie Region of Correction Service Canada at the regional headquarters in Saskatoon after 18 years of teaching. She recently accepted an assignment with Correction Service Canada National Headquarters in Ottawa, as a manager of education.
Mr. Chris C. Boychuk, BSC'82, LLB'86, of Saskatoon, SK, has been appointed as chair and re-appointed to the board of directors for the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation for the period of April 2017 to April 2019.
Minister Ken A. Cheveldayoff, BA'88, of Regina, SK, was appointed minister of Central Services and minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission and the Provincial Capital Commission for the province of Saskatchewan by Premier Scott Moe on February 2, 2018.
Ms. Patricia M. Chuey, BSNT'89, MSc'94, of Lantzville, BC, received the Dietitians of Canada 2017 Ryley- Jeffs Memorial Lecture Award, the profession's highest honour, for her pioneering spirit and leadership.
Mr. Dennis J. Fisher, BA'83, ARTS'84, BComm'88, JD'91, of Saskatoon, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel designation for 2017.
Mr. Peter L. Haukedal, BComm'82, of Red Deer, AB, was appointed as a director of Intigold Mines Ltd. on February 10, 2017.
Mr. Glen J. Johnson, LLB'86, of Kelowna, BC, has been reappointed as a full-time member of the employment insurance section of the Government of Canada Social Security Tribunal for a three-year term, effective March 1, 2018.
Ms. Janice Y. Johnson, BEd'88, of Surrey, BC, completed her Masters in Education at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby in June 2017.
Minister Warren M. Kaeding, BSA'85, of Churchbridge, SK, was appointed legislative secretary to the minister Responsible for SaskTel for the province of Saskatchewan on August 30, 2017. He retained the position of legislative secretary to the minister of Agriculture. He was then appointed minister of Government Relations and minister of First Nations, Metis and Northern Affairs for the province of Saskatchewan by premier Scott Moe on February 2, 2018.
Ms. Sheila M. Kelly, BA'85, MA'88, of Regina, SK, was named the recipient of the prestigious Schroeder Award by the International Sports Heritage Association. The official presentation took place on October 19, 2017 in Knoxville, TN. Sheila is the executive director of the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.
Ms. Marianne M. Kramchynsky, JD'81, of Rosthern, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel designation for 2017.
Mr. Don J. Listwin, BE'80, LLD'01, of Woodside, CA, was appointed to the board of directors of POET Technologies Inc. on January 22, 2018.
Mr. Scott Livingstone, BSP'88, MSc'94, of Regina, SK, was appointed to the position of CEO of the new Saskatchewan Health Authority on August 23, 2017.
Mr. Tarig M. Magzoub, LLM'86, of Omdurman, Sudan, joined the legislative drafting department at the Sudanese Ministry of Justice since graduation. Mr. Magzoub contributed to law reform efforts initiated by the Sudanese Environment Conservation Society, a leading NGO, and provided several consultancies in the areas of natural resources law. He is currently providing consultancy training services for reputed international bodies in the areas of constitution making and law reform.
Mr. Keith G. Martell, BComm'85, LLD'16, of Eagle Ridge, SK, was appointed chair of the National Indian Brotherhood Trust Fund on November 19, 2017.
Mrs. Rita S. Matlock, BA'82, MA'90, of Saskatoon, SK, was the recipient of the 2017 Sylvia Wallace Sessional Lecturer Award from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mr. Robert J. Morgan, BE'85, of Calgary, AB, was appointed president and CEO of Cona Resources Ltd. effective October 13, 2017.
Dr. Cory O. Neudorf, BSC'86, MD'89, of Saskatoon, SK, received the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Impact Award on December 7, 2017.
Mr. Patrick G. Novecosky, BA'89, of Ave Maria, FL, was recently appointed vice-president of coalition relations for The Cardinal Newman Society, a non-profit based in Manassas, Virginia.
Mr. Helen M. Pridmore, BMUS'83, of Regina, SK, received graduate degrees from the University of Toronto and the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. She is currently associate professor in the faculty of media, art, and performance at the University of Regina. In January, Helen starred in the premiere of a new chamber opera by acclaimed UK composer Michael Finnissy, which took place in Victoria, BC. In the year to come Helen will also be performing in Mexico City, Montréal, St. John's, NL and Regina. For more information, visit her website at www.helenpridmore.ca.
Mr. Calvin C. Redlick, LLB'81, BA'83, of London, UK, has been appointed as a board of director for Gensource Potash Corp.
Ms. Kathleen M. Ring, LLB'84, of Delta, BC, has been appointed a prothonotary of the Federal Court.
Madam Justice Lian M. Schwann, JD'80, of Regina, SK, was appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan on August 17, 2017.
Mr. Art G. Slade, BA'89, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named as a College of Arts & Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.
Mr. Felix A. Thomas, BSPE'88, BA'90, of Rosthern, SK, was presented with the Honoured Supporter Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Saskatoon Chapter on November 15, 2017.
Mr. Michael W. Thomas, PhD'85, of Stourport-on-Severn, UK, was a finalist in the George Orwell Dystopian Ficton Prize, 2017. His latest poetry collection, Early and Late, and his collection of short fiction, The Portswick Imp, will be published in the UK in 2018.
Mr. Ken R. Wasyliuk, BSC'87, MSc'02, of Saskatoon, SK, joined ALX Uranium Corp.'s Technical Committee as a technical advisor.
Mr. Reg E. Wihak, BEd'82, BA'84, MEDUC'12, of Saskatoon, SK, was recently honoured for his teaching service of 25 years with the Saskatoon Public School Division. He was appointed to Colette Bourgonje School in Rosewood Saskatoon.
Mr. John C. Will, LLB'85, of Humboldt, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) designation for 2017.
Ms. Donna M. Woloschuk, BSP'82, of Calgary, AB, was appointed, in September 2017, to the AB Expert committee on drug evaluation and therapeutics for a three-year term. Prior to this, Donna was the consultant who led the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada's revision of its educational outcomes for first professional degree programs in Pharmacy.
Ms. Alice L. Wong, BComm'84, MA'90, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named as a College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.Minister Gordon S. Wyant, BA'85, LLB'86, of Regina, SK, was appointed deputy premier and minister of Education for the province of Saskatchewan by premier Scott Moe on February 2, 2018.
Ms. Norely Abd Rahman, BComm'91, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, graduated with her PhD in October 2017 from Asia e University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia after five years of research. The title of her dissertation is Second Language and Background Language Influences on the Oral Production of Spanish Words and Phrases as a Third Language Among 5 - 6 Year Old Students.
Ms. Leanne M. Bellegarde, LLB'91, of Saskatoon, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel designation for 2017.
Ms. Susan R. Busse, BComm'99, of Saskatoon, SK, received the Western Canadian Music Award for Impact in Music Marketing on September 16, 2017.
Mr. Evan E. Eichler, BSC'90, of North Bend, WA, was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine on October 16, 2017.
Minister Bronwyn O. Eyre, BA'93, LLB'96, of Saskatoon SK, was elected MLA for Saskatoon Stonebridge- Dakota in Saskatchewan’s 2016 spring general election. In August 2016, she was appointed by premier Brad Wall to serve as minister of Advanced Education. In August 2017, she was appointed minister of Education and minister responsible for the Status of Women. On February 2, 2018, she was appointed minister of Energy and Resources and minister responsible for SaskEnergy and SaskWater by premier Scott Moe.
Mr. Justice Paul Favel, BA'95, of Saskatoon, SK, has been appointed a supernumerary judge, effective December 11, 2017, by the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.
Ms. Karla L. Guyn, MSc'94, PhD'01, of Lockport, MB, has been named as a College of Arts & Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.
Dr. Jennifer L. Hilton, BSC'98, MSc'00, MD'03, of White City, SK, completed postgraduate Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at University of British Columbia and is now providing the full spectrum of fertility care with the team at Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine in Edmonton, Alberta.
Mr. Joe M. Kaminski, BComm'94, of Ottawa, ON, received a North American Award of Excellence from Roche Diagnostics in 2012.
Dr. Jennifer E. Kuzmicz, MD'99, of White City, SK, has been named the 2017 Family Physician of the Year by the Saskatchewan Medical Association.
Mr. George A. Lewko, BSA'92, of Prince Albert, SK, was the recipient of the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists Recognition award.
Madam Justice Heather D. MacMillan-Brown, LLB'96, of Saskatoon, SK, was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan on February 22, 2018.
Mr. Chad W. Magus, BComm'98, of Calgary, AB, was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of Secure Energy Services Inc. on September 5, 2015.
Minister Gene A. Makowsky, BEd'97, of Regina, SK, was appointed minister of Parks, Culture and Sport and minister responsible for Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority for the province of Saskatchewan on August 30, 2017.
Ms. Catherine N. Marshall, HECADM'93, HECADM'94, BSN'99, of Saskatoon, SK, is director of Nursing at the emergency department and the Cath Lab in Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha Qatar. She also works as an international surveyor for Accreditation Canada.
Ms. Monique C. Martin, BEd'93, of Saskatoon, SK, was one of the 2017 short-listed nominees for the Arts and Learning award from the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
Madam Justice Meghan R. McCreary, BA'95, of Regina, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel designation for 2017. She was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan on February 22, 2018.
Ms. Joanne C. Moser, LLB'93, of Regina, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) designation for 2017. She is presently the co-chair of the Saskatchewan Social Services Appeal Board, and the chair of the City of Regina Board of Revision, along with her private practice at the law firm, Richmond Nychuk.
Ms. Sloane J. Muldoon, BComm'91, of Calgary, AB, was appointed senior vice-president, prairie region of Scotiabank in May 2017.
Ms. Laura J. Reiter, BSA'93, of Radisson, SK, was appointed to serve as the board chair for the Saskatchewan Wheat Commission on January 11, 2018.
Ms. Serese A. Selanders, BA'95, MBA'13, of Saskatoon, SK, was named to the board of directors of Saskatchewan Health Quality Council on January 30, 2018.
Dr. Susan A. Shaw, MD'95, of Saskatoon, SK, was appointed the chief medical officer for the Saskatchewan Health Authority on December 4, 2017. She was also the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Dennis A. Kendel Distinguished Service Award. The annual award, which is presented by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, recognizes outstanding contributions to physician leadership and/or to physician engagement in quality improvements in health care in Saskatchewan.
Mr. Carey J. Simonson, BE'91, MSc'93, PhD'98, of Corman Park, SK, was presented with the Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award at the University of Saskatchewan's fall convocation on October 28, 2017.
Mr. Ben K. Voss, BE'99, of Saskatoon, SK, was named the incoming president and CEO of Morris Industries Ltd. on September 6, 2017.
Ms. CeCe D. Baptiste, CIBA'02, BComm'04, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Ms. Nicole J. Berg, BA'09, of London, UK, has been named Life Coach of the Year for 2017 by Powerhouse Global Women.
Ms. Erin L. Cortus, BE'02, PhD'07, of Vadnais Heights, MN, joined the University of Minnesota, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering as an assistant professor and extension engineer in August 2017.
Mr. Matthew J. Dunn, BE'04, MSc'10, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Ms. Ashlyn N. George, BA'09, BEd'10, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Ms. Katrina L. German, BA'00, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named as a College of Arts and Science Alumni of Influence honouree for 2018.
Minister Jeremy E. Harrison, JD'04, of Regina, SK, was appointed minister of Trade and Export Development and minister of Immigration and Career Training for the province of Saskatchewan by Premier Scott Moe on February 2, 2018.
Mr. Tim P. Hawryluk, LLB'01, BA'01, of Saskatoon, SK, has been honoured with the Queen's Counsel designation for 2017.
Ms. Adrienne N. Ivey, BSA'03, of Ituna, SK, is the recipient of the 2017 Farm and Food Care Champion Award, as presented by Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan.
Mr. Wilson O. Johnston, BSA'04, of Rosetown, SK, launched FieldAnalytics, an AG Geospatial tool, throughout Canada, along with Devin Dubois (LLB'07).
Mr. Cameron J. Kemp, LLB'03, of Medicine Hat, AB, was awarded the 2017 Business Ethics Award for Cameron J. Kemp Law Office, sponsored by the Better Business Bureau and presented annually by the Medicine Hat and District Chamber of Commerce on October 13, 2017.
Mr. Benjamin J. Kormos, JD'08, of Calgary, AB, is president of the Rotary Club of Calgary West effective July 1, 2017. He was one of the first of his class invited to join the partnership of an established Calgary regional law firm (Walsh LLP), where he articled and continues as founding practice group leader of its Estate Litigation Group and a practice group leader of Walsh LLP's Commercial Litigation Group. He is a contributing member of several CBA-Alberta Executives, including Estate & Trusts; Civil Litigation; and Construction; and the National Counsel (Alberta Rep). As president of Rotary Calgary West, he is a leader of fellow rotarians undertaking numerous local and international projects and initiatives. Mr. Kormos personally leads and participates in several projects focused on Latin American education, basic housing, and local advanced dementia care.
Dr. Kylie E. Kvinlaug, BScMED'04, MD'04, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Mr. Robert J. LeBlanc, BEd'06, of Lethbridge, AB, was appointed as assistant professor of ELA/Literacy at the University of Lethbridge's Faculty of Education.
Mr. Kim J. McKechney, BA'04, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named executive director, community engagement and communications for the Saskatchewan Health Authority.
Ms. Vicki R. Mowat, BA'08, MA'11, of Saskatoon, SK, was elected as a Member of Saskatchewan Legislature to represent the riding of Saskatoon Fairview on September 7, 2017.
Dr. Adebola O. Obayan, PhD'04, of Saskatoon, SK, received his Canada 150 pin from MP Brad Trost on December 1, 2017. Dr. Obayam has dedicated his medical career to fighting fetal alcohol syndrome disorder.
Mr. John R. Pantazopoulos, BComm'00, of Calgary, AB, was recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 by Avenue Calgary.
Mr. Derek A. van Nes, BE'03, of White City, SK, was appointed director, sustaining capital, for the Mosaic Company, potash business unit on September 1, 2017.
Ms. Blair E. Voth Miller, BComm'03, BA'03, of Saskatoon, SK, was presented with the Honoured Supporter Award from Association of Fundraising Professionals Saskatoon Chapter on November 15, 2017.
Mr. Joe P. Wickenhauser, BA'09, of Moose Jaw, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Ms. Kim R. Williams, BE'00, of Calgary, AB, received the North American Women in Energy Inspirational Team Leader Award at the 2017 Women in Energy Forum Reception in Calgary, Alberta on September 21, 2017.
Ms. Sheri L. Willick, BUSADM'06, of Saskatoon, SK, was elected to the 2018 Saskatoon and Region Association of REALTORS® board of directors as well as to the 2017-18 board of directors of the Saskatchewan Soccer Association.
Mr. Abraham A. Ali, PhD'15, of Ethiopia, returned to his home country, Ethiopia, after graduation and was appointed vice-president for academic affairs of Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia in November 2015. In December 2016, he was also appointed head of the Regional Health Bureau.
Ms. Robyn P. Anderson, MFA'16, of Corner Brook, NL, had her art installation, Nature and Other Terrible Things, on display inside Gallery No. 2 at the Estevan Art Gallery and Museum from September 15 to October 27, 2017. It is a personal reflection of the artist's personal journeys through depression and anxiety.
Mr. Justin Bedi, MIT'15, of Victoria, BC, self-published Sports are worth how much?! And other questions in pro sports answered (kind of).
Mr. Taylor J. Bell, BSC'16, of Montreal, QC, had his paper, The Very Low Albedo of WASP-12b from Spectral Eclipse Observations with Hubble, featured in The Astrophysical Journal Letters of September 14, 2017.
Ms. Nicole K. Callihoo, MPA'14, of Edmonton, AB, has been named assistant deputy minister, First Nations, Metis, Inuit Education Directorate for Alberta Education.
Ms. Renata R. Huyghebaert, BComm'17, of Saskatoon, SK, was the recipient of the Chamberlain Scholarship from Association of Fundraising Professionals, Saskatoon Chapter on November 15, 2017.
Mr. Jake R. Leguee, BSA'10, of Weyburn, SK, has been elected to serve as a director of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission for 2018 - 2022.
Dr. Magda Lenartowicz, MD'12, of Tujunga, CA, was appointed to the position of medical director by SCAN on August 14, 2017. She also still works per diem as a hospice and palliative medicine physician with Rozeroom Hospice.
Mr. David H. McKerchar, DIPAGB'13, BSA'15, of Yorkton, SK, was awarded with Masters Credential in Grain Operations Management by Kansas State University and the Grain Elevators and Processors Society in October 2017.
Ms. Camilla L. Offredi, BComm'10, of Yellowknife, NT, passed her National Knowledge Exam in November 2017.
Ms. Feather K. Pewapisconias, BEd'16, of Saskatoon, SK, was the keynote speaker at the Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo on Indigenous Education and speaker at the National Assembly of First Nations Executive Directors of Education Conference. She is a Cree bilingual teacher with the Saskatoon Public School Division.
Vice-Chief David Pratt, BEd'16, of Edenwold, SK, was elected second vice-chief of the FSIN on October 26, 2017.
Mr. Malcolm S. Radke, BComm'13, of Lloydminster, SK, has been appointed as the new CEO of the Lloydminster Region Health Foundation effective November 1, 2017.
Ms. Karen A. Robson, BComm'13, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Ms. Zoey M. Roy, BEd'17, of Saskatoon, SK, has been named one of CBC Saskatchewan Future 40 for 2017.
Mr. Jay D. Schneider, BSKI'10, BEd'11, of Saskatoon, SK, is a full-time teacher with the Saskatoon Public School Division. He has also continued his golf passion as he is now the Saskatchewan junior provincial golf coach. Over the past few years he has coached at multiple national events including the 2017 Canada Summer Games. Jay has received multiple awards which include the PGA of Canada - Saskatchewan Zone Junior Promoter of the Year (2012), Teacher of the Year (2013), the Professional Development Award and Coach of the Year (both in 2016 and 2017) along with being named the 2016 Sask Sport Male Coach Dedication Award Recipient. He was just recently in Orlando, Florida for the PGA of Canada Awards Night where he received the 2017 PGA of Canada Tex Noble Professional Development Award (one of eight National Awards given out each year).