Board of Directors

Saskatoon Community Foundation operates under the guidance of a diverse group of community-minded volunteers. The Board of Directors, approved by a three-person Board of Appointers, offers a wealth of expertise, ideas, and enthusiasm for the work of Saskatoon Community Foundation.

The current Board of Directors are as follows:

Executive Members

Tiffany M. Paulsen Q.C.
Board Chair
Tiffany is a partner with the leading Saskatchewan law firm of Robertson Stromberg LLP. As an accomplished trial lawyer, Tiffany has a strong record of successful litigation before the Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Queen’s Bench FLD and the Court of Appeal. Tiffany is the current Board Chair for the Saskatoon Community Foundation. Tiffany has been named one of the ten most influential women in Saskatchewan. In 2009, Tiffany was appointed Queen’s Counsel by Saskatchewan’s Minister of Justice (one of the fastest and youngest appointments in the province’s history) and has been recognized as one of the top 100 graduates from the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan. She has held a number of positions within the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and is also a past President of the Saskatoon Bar Association. In 2000, Tiffany was the youngest person ever elected as a City Councillor in Saskatoon and was re-elected 2003, 2006, 2009 and 2012. Ms. Paulsen was subsequently appointed as the youngest deputy mayor in the history of Saskatoon. Tiffany has served on almost all of the City’s boards and committees. Tiffany also sits on over 20 local, provincial and national Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Curtis Kimpton
Incoming Chair
Curtis Kimpton is a Senior Financial Planner, and Co-Founder of the Family Legacy Advisor Group at Wellington-Altus Private Wealth. For the past 24 years, Curtis has been working closely with pre-retirees and business owners in planning for the future and building comprehensive plans. Curtis uses his knowledge as a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Life underwriter, and pension and benefits representative to benefit his clients. Curtis grew up in Saskatoon with his family homesteading on the pike lake highway.  He is married to Candace and they have two amazing young children, Sierra and Kelan, who are involved in many sports and community activities. Curtis spends his free time with his family and actively participating in his community.  Curtis commitment to community has been extensive over the past 20 years. He is VP of the Saskatoon Community Foundation Board and Chair of the Grants Committee.  He has always been actively involved in many community organizations, including the Kinsmen and the Kin Canada Foundation (founding Member), Saskatoon Zoo Foundation (founding member), and the National Service Director for Cystic Fibrosis. Curtis is also actively involved in many community events, including in Kinsmen Telemiracle, Cystic Fibrosis, VP of Operations for World Jr. Hockey Championship, University Cup and the Saskatoon Vimy Dinner, and many others. Curtis also volunteers in his profession with Advocis.  He is Chair of the Provincial Advocacy committee, sits on the National Government Relations Committee and locally with his chapter executive. 
Wayne Brownlee
Past Chair
Wayne Brownlee is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nutrien. Prior to this he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for PotashCorp, positions he had held since 2006. Wayne is part of the Board Executive Team for the Saskatoon Community Foundation , sits on the Asset Development Committee, and is the Past Chair (2017). In 1989, Wayne coordinated the privatization of PotashCorp, which transformed it from a provincial Crown corporation to a publicly traded company. As head of expansion and development efforts in the 1990s, he was instrumental in the acquisition of the company’s nitrogen and phosphate assets. Wayne holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Edwards School of Business at the U of S and currently serves as a director of the Saskatoon Community Foundation and the Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation. He is also co-chair of the Wanuskewin Heritage Park fundraising campaign.
Cara Petrovicz
Director at Large
Cara is a Human Resources leader with PIC Investment Group and its Group Companies, partnering with leaders and employees to provide human resources strategy, service and support. Cara is involved with St. Ann's Senior Citizens Village Corporation as board member since 2011 and is currently the chairperson of the Corporate and Board Development Committee. Since 2010, she has served as a board member with the Saskatoon Industry Education Council. Prior to joining the board, Cara volunteered for 5 years as a member of the Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala planning committee. Cara is a graduate of Leadership Saskatoon, and currently serves on the Leadership Saskatoon Mentorship Committee.
Tracy Muggli
Director at Large
Tracy is a Registered Social Worker with 30 years of experience in the health and social services sectors. As the Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS), Saskatchewan Health Authority, she is responsible for operations of several programs, including the Irene and Leslie Dubé Centre for Mental Health, Calder Centre, the Brief & Social Detox Unit and MHAS Outpatient Services. She was also a sessional lecturer with the Faculty of Social Work, U of R, for 13 years. Tracy is the co-Chair for the 2017 and 2018 Nutrien Saskatoon Community Foundation Cultural Gala. She has served her community on a variety of Community Councils and boards including the Saskatchewan Intercultural Association, and a founding Coordinator for the Newcomer Information Centre. She is also a board member with Saskatoon Open Door Society, Governance Board of St Peter’s College in Muenster, SK., and the newsletter editor with the Canadian Federation University Women. Tracy received the Badge Award from Saskatoon Police Services in 2017, the Chief of Police Award for Community Service in 2014, recognition for Distinguished Service in 2015 from the Saskatchewan Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Social Workers-Saskatchewan in 2005.

Board Members

Doug Barker
Doug is the President of Park Derochie Coatings (Saskatchewan) Inc. Starting a career back in 1979 with Park Derochie, Doug made a few career moves along the way including attending Lethbridge Community College where Doug obtained a Diploma in Business Management and a Certificate in Recreation Facility Management. Doug brings with him more than 15 years of overall construction experience. Prior to re-joining Park Derochie, Doug spent 7 years working in Rural Economic Development and another 6 years as a General Manager for a Vegetable packaging facility. In 2003 a move back to Park Derochie was like going back to his roots. Working in Project Management on large scale Alberta Oil and Gas projects, as well as taking on a Business Development role with the company came further opportunities. Growing up in Saskatchewan, it was an easy decision to move home as part of Park Derochie’s expansion into Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Doug currently is also board member of Saskatchewan Industry & Mining Suppliers Association, and Sports Central.
Danielle Favreau
Danielle Favreau is the Chief Financial Officer of Karnalyte Resources Inc. a publicly traded junior potash mining company based in Saskatoon. Danielle has been with Karnalyte since the fall of 2015. Prior to joining Karnalyte, Danielle served in senior roles in both audit and human resources at Virtus Group LLP. She also served as Controller at Great Western Minerals Group. Danielle graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and began her professional career in with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Saskatoon. While at Deloitte, Danielle received her Chartered Accountant (CA now CPA) designation from CPA Saskatchewan (formerly the Saskatchewan Institute of Chartered Accountants). As a firm believer in giving back to the community, Danielle has been an active volunteer and board member with several worthwhile organizations including most recently, the Remai Modern (formerly the Mendal Art Gallery), the Saskatoon Housing Coalition and the Saskatchewan Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs. In addition to her role with the Saskatoon Community Foundation, Danielle volunteers with the Parent Council at Cardinal Leger Catholic School. Danielle is married to Darren Howarth (a Senior Crown Prosecutor in Saskatoon). They have two children, Emma and Joe.

Past Board Members

Today’s Board Members follow in the footsteps of numerous other volunteers who dedicated their time, knowledge and energy to the Saskatoon Community Foundation. These cornerstone volunteers include:

Past Board Chairs: Wayne Brownlee (2017), Greg Keller (2016), Zeba Ahmad (2013-2014), Alain Gaucher (2012), Bart Hunter (2011), Scott Cherry (2010),  Jan Thomson (2009) , Myrna Bentley (2008), Susan Milburn (2007), Jim Wasilenko (2006), Dale Linn (2005), Bernie Broughton(2004), Moira Birney(2001-2003), Don Ravis (1999-2000), Ken Howland (1995-1998), Kathryn Ford (1994), Robert Klombies (1992-1993),

Past Board Members: Ken Juba, Ian Sutherland, John Williams, Tom Kishchuk, Derek Arnold, Roger Arnold, Fred Ballantyne, Brian Bentley, Jeret Bode, Kim Braun, Gordon Bray, Sid Buckwold, Warren Champ, Ronan Conlon, Howard Cooper, Joan Emigh, Hon. Dr. Sylvia Fedoruk, Brenda Fitzgerald, Albert Flavelle, Austin Forsyth, Roger Francis, Margaret Harris, Ross Harwood, Wes Heinrichs, Sam Jackson, Judy Harwood, George Keter, Susan Lamb, Betty Anne Latrace-Henderson, John Leddy, Don Leier, John Loraas, Fred MacDermid, Wally Mah, William Manning, Bonnie Marcoux, Fay McCann, Madge McKillop, Neil McMillan, Pina Melchionna, Tom Molloy, Penney Murphy, Blair Nelson, Craig Peterson, Dick Pinder, Ross Pinder, Phyllis Salisbury, Linda Shaw, Mac Sheppard, Paul Tiesssen, Randy Trost, Allan Tubby, Jamie Wall, Cliff Wright, Joanne Wurmlinger, and Darryl Yausie.

In addition to our board members, volunteers can choose to become members of a variety of required committees.