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Board

  • Ross Keith

    Chair

    Ross Keith is the Board Chair and principal shareholder of Nicor Group, comprised of five real estate business namely, Nicor Holdings Ltd, Nicor Developments Inc., Nicor Construction Ltd., Nicor Community Management Inc. and Nicor Realty Ltd.  He has been actively involved in the real estate industry in Regina for 35 years.

    Ross has been heavily involved in the heritage community and has taken the position as Board Chair with the museum. His volunteer efforts include:

    - Chairman of Heritage Regina from 1980 to 1985

    - Member of the Saskatchewan Heritage Advisory Committee

    - Member of the Regina Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee

    - Founding Director of the Saskatchewan Architectural Heritage Society

    - Recipient of City of Regina Public Service Award in 1985

    - Recipient of eight Provincial and Municipal Heritage Awards for projects developed by Nicor Group

    - Board Member, The National Trust 2008 to 2014

    - Board Chair, National Trust 2013/14

     

  • Ingrid Cazakoff

    Vice Chair

    Ingrid Cazakoff is currently serving as the CEO for Heritage Saskatchewan, which is the voice for heritage in Saskatchewan. During the past 5 years, Ingrid has seen the growth and influence that the organization has had in moving Living Heritage agendas forward. Ingrid’s previous work included her employment as the Director of the Grand Coteau Heritage and Cultural Centre, a municipal museum and gallery in Southwest Saskatchewan. Her involvement with the province's heritage community provided her with opportunities to serve in several leadership capacities including the Board of Directors for the Museums Association of Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society, the interim board of Heritage Saskatchewan and the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation including one year as Chair. Ingrid looks forward to working with others who are raising awareness and strengthening the heritage movement throughout Saskatchewan and Canada.

  • Angela Pratt

    Trustee

    Angela Pratt is a band member of Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation located near Regina, SK. Angela completed her Bachelor of Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, in 2005 from the University of Regina/First Nations University of Canada. Her next academic goal is to pursue the Master of Business Administration designation. Angela has been working with the First Nations since she completed her degree. Angela has worked with Raven Consortium, Touchwood/Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services, Yorkton Tribal Council Executive Office, SaskTel and Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation. Currently, she works for FHQ Developments as the Economic Development and Business Advisor and has held the position since November 2011.

  • Dr. Vanessa Mathews

    Trustee

    Vanessa Mathews is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Regina. She has developed and regularly teaches courses in the fields of urban heritage, urban planning, and urban geography. Her research expertise includes heritage development, heritage and place identity, and heritage commodification. She holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Toronto, an MA in Geography from York University, and a BA Honours from Queen’s University. She has published numerous academic articles on the relationship between post-industrial landscapes, heritage, and urban change.

  • Jackie Schmidt

    Trustee

    Jackie is currently chair of Heritage Regina and sits on the board for the Regina Symphony Orchestra. Her background is in Major Event Design and Management, Street Level Marketing, Media Relations, Production of Creative Communication Strategies, Speaker and Entertainment Sourcing and Fine Art Production and Promotion.

  • Janet Lee

    Trustee

    Janet Lee has devoted over 20 years to studying and understanding marketing and branding and learning how we can do it better. Along the way she has learned a few things not only about what people want but why do they want, what they want. Why people buy, why they don’t. Why people emotionally connect to some brands and not to others. Why some great products take off and equally interesting, why some great products don’t.

  • Jack Severson

    Trustee

    Jack Severson was born in 1948 in Regina, Saskatchewan. He went to the University of North Dakota in 1968 but returned to Saskatchewan, attending artists workshops at Emma Lake in 1970 (with Ronald B. Kitaj) and 1973 (with William Wiley). Severson worked as a curatorial assistant at the MacKenzie Art Gallery during the 1970s and went on to complete his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Regina in 1990 before becoming an art instructor at the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (now First Nations University of Canada) in 1990.

    Severson's works in oils, acrylics, pen and ink, and collage have been exhibited in solo group exhibitions across Canada, and he has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Saskatchewan Arts Board to do informal studies in Europe.

    Severson's work is represented in collections including those of the MacKenzie Art Gallery (Regina), Nickle Arts Museum (Calgary), and the Saskatchewan Arts Board. His work is also a part of numerous private collections.

    Jack Severson lives in Regina, Saskatchewan, where he teaches at the First Nations University of Canada.