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Our Board of Directors

 Carlton Trail College’s Board of Directors represents the individuals, businesses, industries and communities of the Carlton Trail College Region. Each member brings a wealth of experience and diverse insights to their position.

Meet our Board of Directors…

Carlton Trail College Board of Directors

The Carlton Trail College Board of Directors
Back Row (L to R):  Sommer MacLeod, Adrienne Jackson, Shaun Haskey, Sandy Flory
Front Row (L to R):  Evan Doepker, Glenn Hepp (Retired), Gordon Lees
 

 Adrienne Jackson, Chairperson

Adrienne Jackson was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in May 2018. Her pursuit of education has taken her to the University of Toronto, the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Alberta. She is currently studying Psychology at Queen's University and holds a Governor Development Certification from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.

Adrienne is a chef, entrepreneur and operator of Living Skies Catering. She is also an active community volunteer, and has served in many roles such as Collective Kitchen coordinator, Kinette Club President and minor hockey coach. Adrienne and her family reside on Treaty 4 Territory and call Wynyard home. 

 

Sommer MacLeod, Director

Sommer MacLeod was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in April 2014.

She has a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Human Resource Management from the University of Saskatchewan. As well, she received her Governor Development Certification while serving on the board in 2015.

Sommer brings to the board 12 years of managerial and human resources experience within the Saskatchewan Health Care System. She has worked with both the Heartland Health Region and the Saskatoon Health Region. Most recently, Sommer was the Manager/Site Leader at Wadena Hospital/Pleasant View Care Home. In February of 2017, Sommer made the decision to leave her manager position of five years to take a more active role in her and her husband's plumbing and heating business, CNS Mechanical Inc., located in Wadena.

Sommer and her husband Curtis reside in Wadena with their two children.  She is currently the Chairperson of the Wadena Elementary School Community Council and a Director of the Wadena School of Dance.

Sommer enjoys being a mother, and running with her children to their various sports and activities. She enjoys travelling and reading, as well as volunteering her time to the various clubs and organizations that her children participate in.

"Education and supporting local rural businesses and/or organizations has always been important to me; therefore, having the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors of a local educational institution such as the College is a very exciting and rewarding experience for me.”

  

Evan Doepker, Director

Evan is President and Chief Executive Officer at Doepker Industries Ltd., a highway trailer manufacturing company headquartered in Annaheim, Saskatchewan. Evan is a third generation Doepker in the business and has been a part of the Doepker team since 1993. In his current position, he is responsible for leading the Executive Team in establishing long term strategies and an overall mission that guides and directs the entire organization. He has been an owner of Doepker since 2008, and joined the board of directors of the company in 2016. Evan has studied at the University of Saskatchewan and Athabasca University towards a degree in commerce and completed a variety of executive educational courses. In 2017, Evan was selected to participate in the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference.

Evan serves on the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce and chairs the Audit Committee. He is a director of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association and has served as Vice President of that association's board of directors.  He was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in May 2018.

Evan and his wife Shawna reside near Annaheim and are proud parents of Brooklyn and Joshua.

 

Gordon Lees, Director

Gordon Lees was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in August 2019.  Residing in Humboldt, Gordon brings over 29 years of management experience and community involvement to the Board of Directors. During this time he spent many years in the agriculture industry, including farming and working with Saskatchewan Wheat Pool and Agpro Grain, as well as providing senior sales, financial and management services to Discovery Ford (Humboldt). His governance experience includes six years as Councillor with the City of Humboldt along with a wide variety of roles with local organizations.

Presently semi-retired, Gordon is married, with children and grandchildren, and enjoys travelling, spending time with family and vacationing at the lake.  

 

Sandy Flory, Director

Sandy Flory was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in August 2019. In her work as a Councillor for the R.M. of Wolverine and as Chair for the Saskatchewan Farm Safety Council, Sandy brings knowledge of rural issues, as well as solid understanding of governance procedures, to the Board of Directors. Her experiences include a mix of business and public sector activities, such as with Temple Gardens Mineral Spa, Humboldt Minor Hockey/East Central Minor Hockey League, LeRoy Leisureland Regional Park as well as through her family's own farming business. She also holds Municipal Leadership Development Program certification. 

Sandy and her husband Bruce reside near Humboldt with their two boys.

 

Shaun Haskey, Director

Shaun Haskey was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in August 2019. Shaun holds a Bachelor of Commerce and her career path started with Coca-Cola Bottling (Saskatoon) where she developed her sales and marketing skills. She then pursued a successful career in pharmaceutical sales for Johnson & Johnson and managed product sales for Saskatchewan, before moving to Humboldt, starting a family and making a career change to become the regional, SaskSmart Literacy facilitator for Carlton Trail College.

Shaun and family settled in Wadena in 2010 to pursue their entrepreneurial dream of self-employment and are now farming full-time.  Shaun and her husband Chad have four children. Besides driving the kids to hockey games around the province, Shaun enjoys working out, new experiences, learning and gardening.

Shaun is the Secretary/Treasurer of the School Community Council and a member of the Ladies Rink Auxiliary in Wadena. She is currently pursing her Governor Development Certification. 

"Education is a passion of mine. We must continue to grow and develop the talented people in our province for the future. Carlton Trail College is a vital part of this education system. I'm very excited to be part of the vision of this organization."