October 22, 2017
Kontakt Small Business Luncheons


Brief Biography

Education

  • Post-graduate studies (History), University of Regina since 2002
  • Post-graduate studies (History), University of Regina, 1971-72
  • Bachelor of Arts (History, French), University of Regina, 1970
  • Secondary public education, Central Collegiate, Moose Jaw

Employment and Business Experience

  • Kontakt Consulting (Sole Proprietorship), 2004-
  • MLA, Regina Sherwood, 1995-2003
  • Small business/economic development consultant, 1984-95
  • Financial Consultant, 1981-84
  • Director, Canadian Heritage Festival, 1980
  • Multicultural Co-ordinator, Sask Culture and Youth, 1973-79

Political Experience

  • Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, 2001
  • Government Co-Chair, Saskatchewan Construction Panel, 2000-01
  • Crown Corporations Legislative Committee Member, 1996-2001
  • Government Caucus Vice Chair, 1997-99; then Chair, 1999-2001
  • Regina Caucus Vice Chair, 1996; then Chair, 1997-99

Languages

  • French, Polish and German

Community Activity

  • Vice President, Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, 2007-
  • Regina Northwest Sports Association Executive, 1984-93
  • Polish Canadian Cultural Club (Regina), Co-Founder, 1978
  • Zone V (Northwest Regina) Recreation Board Chairman, 1975-77
  • Mosaic Festival of Pavilions Founding Committee Member, 1976
  • Regina Open Door Society Founding Committee Member, 1975
  • Poltava Dance Ensemble (Regina), 1975
  • Polonia Dance Ensemble of Regina, 1973-74