Lakeland welcomes six members to Board of Governors< All News
September 18, 2017
Lakeland College is pleased to introduce a full Board of Governors with six new appointed members
“We had some public member vacancies on the board, so I’m very happy to announce that we finally have a full 12-member board after receiving orders-in-council from the Government of Alberta,” says Darrel Howell, chair of Lakeland’s Board of Governors.
Appointed public members
Currently, Saskiw serves as the senior advisor for Alberta Counsel, a law firm in Edmonton, Alta. She previously served as the executive assistant with Legislative Services at the City of Lloydminster.
She is a former mayor and councillor of the Village of Marwayne. She served as a director
Saskiw has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Augustana University. She lives in Marwayne, Alta.
Harder has more than 30 years’ experience as a communications specialist in the agriculture industry. Based in Red Deer, Alta., she began her career at CKRD-TV. She has also worked at KG Country Radio, providing daily farm reports and regular rodeo coverage.
Currently, she is a board member with the Westerner Park Red Deer. She has served as a public member on the Alberta Human Ecology and Home Economics Association and was a volunteer with the 2013 World Plowing Match Organizing Committee.
Harder holds a diploma in Radio Arts from Lethbridge College.
Woosaree has extensive environmental experience in reclamation, revegetation, native plant development and land stewardship.
He’s currently the president and senior researcher of Woosaree Environmental Inc. and is a board member with the Whitemud Equine and Learning Centre. He previously served as chair of the Lakeland College Conservation and Restoration Ecology program advisory committee. He has served as treasurer and president of the Alberta Soil Science Workshop, and treasurer with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists - Edmonton Chapter.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Alberta and a Masters in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska. He lives in Edmonton, Alta.
Appointed internal members
Holden, Lakeland’s revenue and reporting analyst, is the incoming non-academic staff representative.
She holds an agribusiness and a herd health diploma from Lakeland, as well as an accounting and strategic measurement diploma from MacEwan University.
She lives on a small commercial cattle operation near Minburn, Alta.
Lambert is the board’s student representative. She is currently in Lakeland's Business Administration diploma accounting major program. She plans to earn a bachelor of commerce degree through the Lakeland College and Athabasca University collaborative program at the Lloydminster campus.
Lambert holds a diploma in Travel and Tourism from MacEwan University. She lives in Lloydminster, Alta.