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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…

Glenn Hepp, ChairpersonCarlton Trail College Board Chair Glenn Hepp

Glenn Hepp brings a wealth of experience in education and board governance to the Carlton Trail College Board. Glenn was originally appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in September of 2011 and was reappointed in April 2014.

He has a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan and has completed Canadian Securities, Investment Funds Canada and Credit Union Director Achievement Programs. He has also received his Governor Development Certification from the Ministry of Advanced Education in partnership with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Brown Governance Inc. and  a Certified Credit Union Director Designation from the Rotman School of Management.

Glenn has 30 years of experience as an educator in the Saskatoon Separate and Humboldt Rural School Divisions. During this time, he has also been a principal for the Humboldt Rural School Division and an Intern Supervisor for the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Education.

Glenn’s past governance experience includes serving on the Board of the Conexus Credit Union as a Director, Governance Chair and Board Chair. He has also been President of the Heartland Credit Union, Alderman for the City of Humboldt, President of the Humboldt Jaycees and Chair of the Association of Saskatchewan Regional Colleges. Presently, Glenn serves as Chair of the Conexus Credit Union, and Senator for the University of Regina.    Glenn was appointed in June 2017 to the board of the Law Society of Saskatchewan.

Glenn's interests include golfing, biking, skiing, travelling and reading and volunteering for a number of non-profit organizations.

Glenn and his wife, Bonnie, live in Humboldt and have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

“I really like the alternative career paths Carlton Trail College offers to its students. When you attend a Carlton Trail Graduation, you really understand and appreciate how important the College is in opening doors and creating better lives for our students.”

 

Sommer MacLeod, Vice Chairperson

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 from the Ministry of Advanced Education in partnership with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Brown Governance Inc.

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.”

 

Luz Marina Dominguez, DirectorCarlton Trail College Board Vice Chair Luz Marina Dominguez

Luz Marina Dominguez was originally appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in September of 2011 and was reappointed in April 2014.

Luz Marina brings a diverse background of education and experience to her position on the Carlton Trail College Board. She has a degree in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Marketing Management and is a Certified Health Information Management Professional. She has also received her Governor Development Certification from the Ministry of Advanced Education in partnership with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Brown Governance Inc.

Prior to moving to Canada, Luz Marina was Dean and Programs Director of the University of Americas for 7 years and University Professor for 31 years at the University of Bolivariana, EAFIT, University Co-operative of Columbia, Escolme and University of Medellin.  Presently, Luz Marina works as an independent consultant, musician and music teacher.

Luz Marina has been a board member of the Institute of Social Education (ICSO) and has volunteered with the United Nations, Amnesty International, Saskatchewan Ambassadors Program, Wynyard Kinette Club, Golden Acres Auxiliary and Wynyard’s Centennial Celebration Committee. She is passionate about nature, animals, music, singing and community involvement.

Luz Marina and her husband Don live in Wynyard.

“As an educator I love being involved with education especially in the rural community that I represent. I feel that Carlton Trail College makes a very worthwhile contribution in helping students succeed in their careers and I am honoured to be part of the Board that helps make it happen.”

 

Denis Bergerman, DirectorCarlton Trail College Board Member Denis Bergeman

Denis Bergerman was appointed to the Carlton Trail College Board in September 2011 and was reappointed in January 2016.

Denis has a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education and a Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters of Education from the University of Regina. He has recently obtained his Governor Development Certification from the Ministry of Advanced Education in partnership with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and Brown Governance Inc.

Denis has worked in the K-12 educational system in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Humboldt for 35 years as an educator and includes 25 years as a principal.

In addition to his work on the Carlton Trail College board, Denis is a member of the Humboldt and District Community Services. 

Denis and his wife Lynne reside on their farm north-east of Muenster.  They have 6 children and 14 grandchildren.

“I have had a lifetime interest in education.  I am pleased to be a part of post-secondary education at Carlton Trail College.”

 

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.

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

 

 Adrienne Jackson, Director