SASKATOON INDUSTRY EDUCATION COUNCIL

About Us

Our Team

Community partnerships and career exploration activities are built and administered by a diverse staff of permanent and contract employees led by Executive Director Janet Uchacz-Hart, a former teacher and career facilitator.

OUR BOARD

The SIEC is governed by a visionary board of directors composed of representatives from business, secondary and post-secondary education, government, and industry associations.

Our Community

Our community of shared responsibility is made possible through a growing list of participating youth and collaborators from education, industry, and government who contribute to SIEC capacity with investments of time, talent, goods, services, and finances.

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Who We Are

The Saskatoon Industry-Education Council (SIEC) is a bridge between Saskatchewan’s career opportunities and Saskatoon area youth. Through a partnership among business, K-12, and post-secondary schools, unique hands-on career exploration events, and programs are designed and delivered to students, helping them find a career that connects their passion and natural talents with current and future workforce needs.

We Work With...
28000
Youth
1900
Business / Post-Secondary Representatives
1500
Educators and Career Practitioners

Our Board of Directors

* Denotes Executive Committee

Education (K-12 and Post-Secondary)

Brent Hills*(Chair)

Saskatoon Public Schools

Kelly BaraRuk

Prairie Spirit School Division
(non-voting)

Michelle Blackmon

Saskatoon Tribal Council

Dean Broughton*

Prairie Spirit School Division

Tammy Chief

Saskatoon Public Schools

Terri Fradette

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools

Kim Matheson

University of Saskatchewan

Kent Muench

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools

Tresa Reinhardt

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Jeff Ritter

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission

Terry Seto

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Sector and Industry Representation

Brad Compton*

Workers Compensation Board

Nicole Crump

Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan

Mark Dick*

ESTI Consulting

Janis Dubreuil*

Allan Construction

Kevin Goddard

RBC

Loy Gursky

Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association

Cody Howell

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Lisa Mooney

Nutrien

Government (non-voting)

Scott Summach

Ministry of Trade and Export Development

Travis Ward

Ministry of Immigration and Career Training

Our Community

Our community of shared responsibility is made possible through a growing list of participating youth and collaborators from education, industry, and government who contribute to SIEC capacity with investments of time, talent, goods, services, and finances.

The organizations below are key partners with the SIEC, facilitating connections and partnerships within their sectors:

  • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
  • City of Saskatoon
  • Gabriel Dumont Technical Insititute
  • Government of Canada
  • Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools
  • Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of the Immigration and Career Training
  • Prairie Spirit School Division
  • Radius Community Centre
  • Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
  • Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
  • Saskatchewan Construction Association
  • Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association
  • Saskatchewan Health Authority
  • Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
  • Saskatchewan Mining Association
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council
  • Saskatoon Construction Association
  • Saskatoon Public Schools
  • Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority
  • Saskatoon Tribal Council
  • SaskTech Working Group
  • Skills Canada Saskatchewan
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • WorkSafe