Community Outreach Coordinator
Rob grew up in the inner city and had been a resident of North Central for most of his life, attending Albert School and graduating from Scott Collegiate in 1976. He has been active in the North Central community for over 2 decades and for 3 terms served as the city councillor for Regina’s inner city neighbourhoods.
His background as a small business owner coupled with his long-term volunteer work has given him a unique perspective on how community development works. Rob was employed by the North Central Community Association in the position of Executive Director and spent many years working in the inner city. Rob has his University Certificate in Community Development and was a guest lecturer at the University of Regina and SIAST Campuses in the area of community development and neighbourhood economic development.
Further to his many appointments Rob participated in various advocacy and collaborative groups supporting social, economic and housing reform.
Upon retiring from North Central Community Association , Rob took an active role in his family business as a junior real estate developer and property manager with White Dove Developments and Properties.
He has currently taken on the position of Community Outreach Coordinator with the Civic Museum of Regina. One of his special projects with the Museum is working in the warehouse district in recreating vintage advertising on the old buildings as a way to depict the the history of Regina and a glimpse of the goods and services that were available at the turn of the century.
Since 2012 Shari has been engaged with the Civic Museum of Regina supporting its executive administrative needs. Shari’s background includes senior cultural and executive management experience within provincial government, the cultural, heritage and arts sectors where she focused on business analysis, financial management and project management. Shari is also a sessional instructor with the University of Regina for the project management program.
Shari was certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2007, studied Cultural Resource Management at the University of Victoria, completed the Art of the Executive Leader training at the Banff Centre for the Arts and completed Public Policy studies at the Jonhson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Regina.
Recent achievements: Nominated for 2014 Mayor’s Arts and Business Award for Excellence in Arts Management; Recipient of City of Regina 2013 Municipal Heritage Award in Category of Education; and, Recipient of Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan 2013 Heritage Architecture Excellence Award for outstanding contributions to conservation of Saskatchewan’s built heritage.