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Board of Directors

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency is governed by a board of directors appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

The next meeting will be held on Friday, May 31, 2:00-4:00 pm. The meeting will take place by videoconference at 200-4545 Parliament Avenue in Regina and 130-1804 McOrmond Drive in Saskatoon.

Ron Waschuk - Elkridge, Chair

Ron Waschuk has senior management experience in the public and private sectors, including eight years as Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Prescription Drug Plan and 13 years of senior and executive management in the Pharmacy and Optical Divisions of Wal-Mart Canada Corp. He holds a degree in Pharmacy, has an extensive background in health care delivery, executive administration and management, and has held leadership positions in a variety of professional associations.

Howard Crofts - Regina, Vice Chair

Howard Crofts has been involved with health-related charitable organizations, as a volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society, Saskatchewan Division and the Hospitals of Regina Foundation. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and spent his career working in public accounting practice, retiring from MNP LLP in 2012 where he held various leadership roles in the firm 10 years prior to retirement. He is active on various boards, currently serving as a member of the boards and various committees of Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA), Raven Oil Corporation, Pro Docs Ltd., and Greystone Managed Investments Pension and Pooled Fund Advisory Committees.

Lionel Chabot - North Battleford

Biography coming soon.

Douglas Finnie - Saskatoon

Doug Finnie has been on the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Board since 2007. He was  a member of the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority from 2005 to 2012. He serves as a member of the Discipline Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan. Doug is currently Director Community Relations with Leadership Saskatoon. Doug has served in leadership and business development roles with Canadian Western Bank and Royal Bank in Saskatchewan as well as other provinces in Canada and the United States. He has extensive leadership experience with charitable, cultural, health care and business development organizations. He and his wife Jane reside in Saskatoon.

Don Ravis - Saskatoon

Mr. Ravis has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Waterloo. He has a wide variety of experiences in business, public and volunteer sectors. In the past 20 years he has gained significant governance experience as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, Saskatoon Community Foundation, Waskesiu Community Council, Leadership Saskatoon and Saskatoon Auditorium & Convention Centre. He served on the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority Board and is a facilitator in Health Care Governance Training with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute. He is currently in on the Advisory Board for Health Care Canada. Don also served as a parliamentarian in the House of Commons.

Frances Stang - Macklin

Biography coming soon.

Dr. Walter Streelasky - Melville

Dr. Walter Streelasky has an extensive leadership legacy of provincial, municipal and community service. He has served or is currently serving as a board member in health services at the municipal and provincial levels, in leadership capacities at the local and provincial Credit Union system, as well as serving in various educational roles with the University of Regina, Brandon University, University of Alberta and the former Saskatchewan Technical Institute. He has completed 19 years at the municipal government level with the past 13 as the Mayor of Melville. He was one of the original founders of the Melville and District Community Foundation and a founding member of the Melville and District Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee. He is grateful for the opportunity of having served on the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency Board for the last nine years and as Chairperson of the Quality Safety Risk Committee. Serving as a director for Agency has enabled him to channel his energies and compassion for the care of others.  

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