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Saskatoon Public Schools
Inspiring Learning
Administrative Team

  • Barry MacDougallBarry MacDougall
    Director of Education
    • Chief administrative and executive officer of the Board of Education. • Responsibility for carrying out the educational objectives, priorities and policies of the Board of Education. • Provides leadership in educational administration and instructional programming to the Board of Education and to Saskatoon Public Schools.
  • Shane SkjervenShane Skjerven
    Deputy Director of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Leading the Board's Literacy for Life and Collegiate Renewal priorities. • Facilitating Saskatoon Public Schools' strategic planning process. • Supporting the work of the Board.
  • Garry BenningGarry Benning
    Chief Financial Officer
    Leadership & administrative responsibility for: • Fiscal Management. • Business Council Chairperson; budget; transportation; purchasing; accounting; insurance; pension plans; lean audits and auditing
  • Jason Dunk Jason Dunk
    Chief Technology Officer
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Technology. • Data warehouse project; education continuity planning; resource selection; innovative technology; professional learning supports.
  • Stan LabaStan Laba
    Superintendent of Facilities
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Facilities for Learning. • Future of our Schools; energy efficiency/ greening our schools; integrated centres; PotashCorp Brightwater Eco-Science and Indigenous Learning Centre.
  • Jaime ValentineJaime Valentine
    Superintendent of Human Resources
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Recruitment and retention; staff supervision. • Manage/lead HR functions; investigations; contract negotiations; staffing EAs; staff on loan; leaves; education continuity planning.
  • Dave DerksenDave Derksen
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Literacy for Life (Prek-8)/Curriculum • Early Learning • Staff Development; • Responsibility for the following schools: Brownell, King George, Lawson Heights, North Park Wilson, River Heights, Saskatoon Christian, Silverwood Heights.
  • Brent HillsBrent Hills
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Career and Work Education; • First Nations, Inuit and Métis education; • Innovative Programming (Montessori and Flex); • Responsibility for the following schools: City Park, Lakeridge, Princess Alexandra, Westmount, Bedford Road Collegiate, Mount Royal Collegiate, Nutana Collegiate, Royal West Campus.
  • Paul JanzenPaul Janzen
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Collegiate Renewal; • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (9-12); • Innovative Programming (Grade 11); • Nutrition; • Responsibility for the following schools: Ernest Lindner, Holliston, Hugh Cairns, Howard Coad, W.P. Bate, Evan Hardy Collegiate, Marion M. Graham Collegiate, Tommy Douglas Collegiate.
  • Mitch KachurMitch Kachur
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • French Immersion; • School Community Councils; • Responsibility for the following schools: College Park, Forest Grove, Henry Kelsey, Lester B. Pearson, Mayfair, Queen Elizabeth, Vincent Massey.
  • Dean NewtonDean Newton
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Enrolment Growth; • Future of Our Schools; • Responsibility for the following schools: Brevoort Park, Buena Vista, Charles Red Hawk, Chief Whitecap, Saskatoon Misbah, Aden Bowman Collegiate, Centennial Collegiate, Walter Murray Collegiate.
  • Ken OkaneeKen Okanee
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Kindergarten to Grade 8 Assessment; • Mathematics; • Technology for Learning; • Responsibility for the following schools: Caroline Robins, Caswell, Confederation Park, Fairhaven, Greystone Heights, James L. Alexander, John Lake, Montgomery.
  • Charlene ScrimshawCharlene Scrimshaw
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Enrolment Growth; • Facilities for Learning; • Future of Our Schools; • Safe, Caring and Accepting Schools; • Student Behaviour Support; • Responsibility for the following schools: Alvin Buckwold, Colette Bourgonje, Dundonald, Lakeview, Roland Michener, Sylvia Fedoruk, Victoria, Wildwood.
  • Donnalee WeinmasterDonnalee Weinmaster
    Superintendent of Education
    Leadership and administrative responsibility for: • Special Education; • Student Services; • English as an Additional Language. • Responsibility for the following schools: Brunskill, Dr. John G. Egnatoff, John Dolan, Pleasant Hill, Prince Philip, Silverspring, Sutherland, Willowgrove.