Board of Directors

President Board of Directors

Tony Heit

Tony Heit was born and raised on a small farm in Western Saskatchewan. He was farming until 1980 when a car accident left him confined to a wheelchair. Tony obtained his social work degree and worked for the Ministry of Social Services as a youth worker and Saskatchewan Mental Health as a councillor for 20 years. He is currently retired and has been volunteering on the Cheshire Board of Directors for the past 12 years.

Vice President Board of Directors

Launel Scott

Launel Scott has worked with the disability community for over thirty years. From health, government, private and community-based organizations she continues to strive for enhanced accessibility and equity for all. Joining the CHS Board of Directors offers a focus on ensuring accommodation with services for individuals living with disabilities to reach their maximum potential. 

Member of the Board of Directors

Don Klaassen

Don has been a resident representative on the Board of Directors since 1994. He moved to Cheshire Homes of Saskatoon after becoming a quadriplegic in a hockey injury, and began attending university. He graduated with his law degree in 2003 and since has worked as a lawyer for the federal government. Don has chaired the Policy and Nominating committees of the board, as well as the committee that worked on the development of the newest house at CHOS which opened in 2011.

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Ivan Windjack

Ivan was born and raised in Saskatchewan. After high school and further formal education, he began a successful career working for a warehouse and sales distribution company. For the last 26 years, Ivan worked as a member of the management team. His primary responsibilities were for all credit and accounting functions in the corporate region. Analysis of customer financials for credit granting purposes as well as working with our own corporate financials has given him the knowledge and skillset in the area of finance. After retiring from the business world in 2012 Ivan joined the Board of Directors at Cheshire Homes of Saskatoon in 2017. Ivan sincerely hopes that his experience and background will be of benefit to Cheshire and all the Residents.

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Jesse LeClaire

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Susan Knight

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Carson Ramsay

Carson Ramsay joined the Board of Directors in 2019 following her mother’s residency at Cheshire Homes of Saskatoon. Carson’s role as a primary caregiver provides her with a unique perspective, as well as insight, into what offers independence and enriches the lives of individuals with physical disabilities. As someone who has been directly involved in caregiving, an advocate, and a personal educator, she has developed a character that is open-minded, empathetic, and receptive to learning from others.  She is committed to identifying and participating in proactive change as a Board Member. Carson has worked in the agriculture industry for nine years.

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Jeremy Sibley

Jeremy Sibley is a Property Agent with the City of Saskatoon, having earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan and Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia.  Shortly after learning about Cheshire in 2019, he volunteered and was accepted to the Board of Directors as the City of Saskatoon representative, and currently sits on the 2903 ad hoc committees.  Jeremy resides in Saskatoon with his wife and two young daughters.

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Kristin Drummond

Kristin recently joined the Board of Directors in late 2020. She brings both lived disability experience and professional experience. She is a wheelchair user and former resident of Cheshire Homes of Saskatoon; as well she brings nearly ten years of experience in both the not-for-profit and disability organization sectors. She holds a degree in Community Rehabilitation and currently works in the field of career development where she assists individuals experiencing barriers to find and maintain meaningful employment. Over the years she has developed a strong passion for ensuring that people with disabilities have access to the supports they need, including accessible housing, to live fulfilling lives.  Cheshire Homes played a major supportive role in Kristin's life a number of years ago and allowed her to focus on her education and gaining independent living skills in a safe and comfortable environment. She is looking forward to the opportunity to be able to give back organization and the people at supports.

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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”

Mark Twain

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Draw February 14th, 2021 at 8:00 PM

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