Jay MeyerExecutive Director
Lisa ShordeeExecutive Assistant
Lisa oversees all general reception duties and office administration procedures at SARM along with providing high-level support to the Executive Director, SARM Board of Directors and SARM staff.
Laurel FeltinDirector of Programs and Operations
Laurel oversees the development and delivery of SARM administered programs, general office operations, and ensuring our members needs are being met.
Libbey MorinActing Manager of Policy and Research
Karen MorrisActing Policy Analyst
Annette EllertPrograms Manager
Annette is the Manager of the Pest Biosecurity Program which includes the Plant Health Network, Rat Control Program, Beaver Control Program and the Invasive Plant Control Program.
Terry HoevingInfrastructure Committee Advisor & MREP Manager
Terry manages the Municipal Roads for the Economy Program and infrastructure-related projects.
Catherine PattersonDirector of Finance
The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing, and/or supporting the finance and accounting processes and systems for SARM. This includes all member services, trading services, the insurance, benefits and investment funds, externally funded programs and the trust funds administered by SARM.
Breanna JanzenSenior Accountant
Breanna provides support to all activities and services of the Finance Department.
Amanda KozakAccounts Administrator
Amanda supports SARM's Finance Department and Trading Services. She is responsible for processing accounts receivable and payable, processing customer orders, and assisting our members with their Trading Services needs.
Craig WilliamsDirector of Insurance and Benefit Programs
Craig manages the Association's insurance programs and employee benefit plans. He is also responsible for administering the Liability Self-Insurance Plan and Fidelity Bond Self-Insurance Plan.
Jodi Hughes, GBAEmployee Benefits Administrator
Jodi is responsible for all Employee Benefit Programs, including the SARM Benefits Plan and the Group Benefits Programs.
Amy RoettgerInsurance Program Administrator
Amy is responsible for administering SARM's Property Self-Insurance Program. She is also the Program Administrator for the Municipal Leadership Development Program.
Michael Morris, Q.C.Director of Legal Services
Michael provides legal counsel to the association, as well as providing legal advice and assistance to SARM members.
Andrew SvensonLegal Counsel
Andrew assists the Director of Legal Services in providing legal counsel to the association, as well as providing legal advice and assistance to SARM members.
Courtney assists the Director of Legal Services and Legal Counsel, as she works towards completion of her articles.
Teresa EdwardsLegal Assistant
Teresa provides support to the Director of Legal Services and Legal Counsel and is responsible for the administration of the Legal Department.
Kathleen IsraelExecutive Assistant (on maternity leave)
Direct: 306. 761. 3731
Kathleen oversees all general reception duties and office administration procedures at SARM along with providing high-level support to the Executive Director, SARM Board of Directors and SARM staff.
Kelsay ReimerDirector of Strategic Engagement and Communications
Kelsay is responsible for overseeing communications, stakeholder engagement and events.
Ashley LeugnerCommunications and Marketing Coordinator
Ashley develops the communication tools for SARM, including the website, weekly bulletin, and the Rural Councillor.
Kristina BuitenhuisConvention and Events Coordinator
Kristina is responsible for the coordination and planning of the conventions, tradeshow, division meetings and seminars.
Dana Schmalz, RPP, MCIPDirector of Community Planning Services
Dana is a registered planner that oversees the Planning Department and provides community planning assistance and advice to SARM members.
Jennifer Chamberlin, RPP, MCIPSenior Community Planner
Jennifer is a registered planner and provides community planning assistance and advice to SARM members.
Heather KindermannCommunity Planner/ GIS Analyst
Heather provides community planning assistance, mapping services and advice to SARM members.
Daniel Segal, P. Eng.Director of Municipal Bridge Services
Daniel is the Manager of Municipal Bridge Services for the Municipal Roads for the Economy Program (MREP), including bridge inspections, bridge assessments, and program funding.
Alexander Udey M.Sc., P.Eng.Municipal Bridge Project Manager
Alexander assists the Manager of Municipal Bridge Services in providing technical counsel and assistance to SARM members.