Board of Regents

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Board of Regents

The highest governance power at Luther College is invested in its Board of Regents. The Luther College Board of Regents comprises the following individuals, who generously dedicate their time and effort to guiding the mission and values of Luther College.
 

Nancy Brown

Dr. Nancy Brown is an executive leader in education, and is currently the Vice President Academic and Provost at Medicine Hat College. She has a Master of Business Administration (Executive Management) from Royal Roads University, a PhD in Immunology from the University of Alberta, and a Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) from the University of Saskatchewan. She began her post-secondary ...
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Robert Davis (HS'04)

Robert is the Vice President, Treasury at Conexus Credit Union. Robert earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Regina and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is a former Assistant Coach of the Luther Lions Senior Boys basketball team, and an alumnus of the High School (HS’04). Robert previously served on the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society of Sa...
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Derek DeBolt (HS’11)

Derek (HS’11) is an associate lawyer maintaining a broad corporate and commercial law practice. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Management) from the University of Regina, and is currently the Chair of the Canadian Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Saskatchewan Section. While pursuing his post-s...
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Beth Drozda (HS’84, U’87)

Beth is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with Access Communications, and has worked in the HR field for 13 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in French and Religious Studies, a Human Resources Advanced Certificate, and her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Beth is an alumna of both the High School (HS’84) and the University (U’87). She has been a member of th...
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Lee Elliott - Treasurer

Lee is the owner and CEO of End of the Roll Flooring in Regina, SK. He is also a lecturer in Finance and Entrepreneurship at the University of Regina. Lee has his MBA from the University of Regina and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan as well as a C.Dir. designation from McMaster University. Lee has previous board experience with the University of Regina Board of...
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Helga Hein (HS'76)

Helga is retired from a diverse career in communications/branding and facilitation. She has a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina and is an alumna of Luther College High School (HS’76). Helga served previously on the Luther College Board of Regents from 2004-2008. She has previous board experience with the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Saskatoon, the University of Regin...
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Victoria Mwamasika

Victoria is currently the Pastor at Zion Lutheran Church in Weyburn, SK, with a Master of Divinity degree. She has previous board experience with LCBI and is the Chaplain of the Weyburn Branch No. 47 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Victoria graduated from a Lutheran high school and university in Tanzania and has experience with Lutheran institutions in Africa.

Dwight Nelson - Vice Chair

Dwight is a retired Chartered Accountant and Certified Health Executive with 35 years of management experience in financial services and public sector administration. He was President & COO of Carewest Innovative Health Care in Calgary, AB for 6 years, and President & CEO of the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region for 12 years. Dwight has previous board experienc...
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Alice Nicholls Asikinack

Alice is an experienced design/digital consultant currently working with First Nations University for the pîkiskwêwin - Revitalizing Indigenous Languages Podcast Project. Alice also serves on the Government of Alberta’s design system team, and has past experience with the Government of Saskatchewan helping to develop, plan and deliver digital services. She has a Graphic Arts...
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Brennen Schmidt (HS'08)

Brennen is an award-winning management consultant specializing in cybersecurity, emergency planning, and crisis response. He is co-author of Cyber City Safe: Emergency Planning Beyond the Maginot Line, and a trusted advisor who bridges the gap between business and technology. He holds a Certificate in Public Sector Governance and Public Relations, and a Bachelor of Education in Business, Technolog...
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June Schultz

June Schultz, CPA, CMA, is a senior accounting and financial management executive with over 30 years’ experience in finance and operations management. Her previous Board and volunteer service includes the Senate Committee at the University of Regina, Treasurer at Christ Lutheran Church,Vice-Chair of The Casey Foundation, as well as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Registration Committee of CPA Sa...
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Marie Shalashniy (nee Digney) (HS'11)

Marie is the Deputy Parliamentary Counsel at the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Law with a Certificate in French Common Law from the University of Ottawa. She also holds a Baccalauréat en Éducation and Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Regina. She is a former Vice Chair of the Canadia...
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Gregory Swanson - Chair

Greg is a retired lawyer after spending his 40-year career practicing law. Greg is a graduate of the University of Regina (B. Admin) and earned his LLB from the University of Saskatchewan. He has previous board experience with the University of Regina, the South Saskatchewan Community Foundation, and the Scandinavian Club of Regina, among others.

Jim Vadeboncoeur - Corporate Secretary

Jim is a Certified Professional Accountant, Certified Management Accountant. He has a 31-year accounting career and is working at Information Services Corporation in Regina, SK.  Three of his children Abby,  Luke, and Megan are High School alumni (HS’17, HS’19, and HS'22 respectively).

Andrea Wagner (HS’85, U’90)

Andrea has a Master of Public Administration, and is currently working for SaskPower, as an Organizational Improvement Consultant. Andrea is an alumna of both Luther College High School (HS’85) and Luther College at the University of Regina (U’90, U’94). She has previous board experience with the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Planned Parenthood Regina, and Our Savior’s Lutheran Ch...
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Michael Wellman (HS’83)

Rev. Michael (HS’83) is currently a Pastor at Highwood Lutheran Church in Calgary. Michael holds a Master of Divinity from the Lutheran Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Saskatchewan. He has previous board experience with campus ministries in Calgary, Kamloops, and Saskatoon. Michael is an alumnus of Luther College High School. ...
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