Kathy Weber was born and raised on a farm her grandfather homesteaded. In 2009 her family was presented with the Century Family Farm Award, recognizing 100 years of continuous farming operation in Saskatchewan. She moved to Saskatoon in 1973 to pursue post-secondary education and continues to live and work in the city.
Kathy's career has included nearly 25 years as the legislative expert on registered plans with a national trust company with affiliates across Canada. In this position, she also consulted regularly with federal and provincial government departments on behalf of the financial industry. She was also involved in negotiating the acquisition of a multi-billion dollar corporate trust portfolio for the company.
For the past several years, Kathy and her husband Jim have managed their family businesses. She and Jim support many community organizations including the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Community Foundation, EGADZ and Rotary International, where Kathy has served in various executive positions at her club, including President.
Kathy recently completed six years on the Saskatoon District Planning Commission, and was appointed to the City of Saskatoon Municipal Planning Commisssion.
Bill Barzeele lives at Little Bear Lake, where he is President of the Cabin Owners Association. Bill holds BSc. and B.Ed degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and Construction Managers Designation from the Canadian Construction Association.
After graduating from the U of S, Bill taught school for three and a half years and then joined the family business in Prince Albert. During the next 32 years at Barzeele and Burkosky Asphalt Paving, he and various partners started other businesses including Lakeland Sand and Gravel, restaurants in Saskatoon and land development projects.
Bill has served as Chairman or Board Member for Neighbourhood Watch, Prince Albert Chamber of Commerce, Holy Family Hospital, Works and Planning and Ducks Unlimited.
Steve Kemp received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. After graduating he worked for a high tech manufacturing company in Saskatoon before moving to Regina. Early in his career, he received the Promising Member Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS). For the past 13 years, Mr. Kemp has worked on many industrial, utility, commercial, institutional and educational projects for a consulting engineering firm in Regina.
Mr. Kemp has both Professional Engineer and Permission to Consult status with APEGS and its counterpart in British Columbia. He is a Past President of the Regina Engineering Society and the Health Facility Resource Council of Saskatchewan, a past director with the Consulting Engineers of Saskatchewan and a past member of the International Association of Arson Investigators. Mr. Kemp has also served as a member of the organizing committee for the Regina Kona Fest Winter Festival
Delaine Barber received her BA (Great Distinction) and BA Honours Certificate (High Honours) in Economics from the University of Regina. Delaine was employed by Riddell Stead as an Articling CA student and by the BC Dept of Labour as a Research Economist. Upon returning to Saskatchewan, Delaine worked as an Employment Counsellor for Employment and Immigration and operated her own dance studio.
Delaine and her husband Mal own Barber Motors, a GM Dealership in Weyburn, where Delaine is a Financial Administrator. As a point of interest, Delaine's great grandfather was a supplier to R.S. McLaughlin in Oshawa and her grandfather, Charles Nichols, was one of the first GM dealers in Saskatchewan (1917) in Indian Head which was subsequently operated by her father, Lloyd Nichols.
Delaine is currently President of the Board of Directors for the Weyburn Group Home Society Inc. She is a Past Director of the Weyburn Co-operative Association (served on the Financial Committee and the Member Relations Committee), a Past Director of the South East Community Foundation and a past member of the Future Use Committee for Souris Valley Extended Care Hospital.
Delaine has been very active in her community and with volunteer activities. She has held executive positions in International Inner Wheel of Weyburn, Weyburn Music Festival Association, Silver Seals Swim Club, Weyburn Girl Guides Association, various school Parents Associations, Weyburn PRIDE Chapter, Weyburn Parents in Partnership for Youth, and YF Wives. Delaine is a volunteer for the Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke, MS Walk, Weyburn Rotary Club, and Grandmothers to Grandmothers International Project (Stephen Lewis Foundation).
Lyle Walsh is the General Manager for the Royal LePage Premier Realty offices in Yorkton and Tisdale. Prior to his entry into real estate Lyle spent more than 30 years in the broadcast industry.
Lyle and his wife Brenda live near Yorkton on a mixed farm that includes grain production and a cow-calf operation. They have two grown grown children and in 2012 celebrated the arrival of a grandson.
Lyle is currently (2012) the President of the Yorkton Terrier Junior Hockey Club, and sits on the board of directors for the Yorkton Airport Authority and the Yorkton Regional Council for Sask Abilities. His hobbies include spending time at the family cabin, fishing and showing Belgian horses.
Daryl Hasein was born in Moose Jaw. He and his family moved to Spiritwood for a short time before settling with his parents and eight siblings in Kindersley. Daryl graduated from Kindersley Composite High School in 1972. After graduation, he worked in Biggar where he obtained a journeyman's certificate in autobody from SIAST. During this time, he volunteered with the Biggar Ambulance and worked as an EMT for 20 years before retiring.
In 1989, Daryl and his wife Peggy purchased The Independent Printers and became publishers of a weekly newspaper, the Biggar Independent. In 1991, Daryl was elected to the Board of the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA) serving as director, committee chair and President. During this period SWNA, grew from a two-person operation to a full-service organization offering various services to its member newspapers.
Daryl has served on the executive of the local Kinsmen Club, and on the board of the Biggar and District Credit Union, the Majestic Theatre, and New Creation Community Players, the Knights of Columbus and the Biggar Chamber of Commerce.
Burl and his wife live in Kelvington. He operates a small farm in the Porcupine Planins area and has been involved in the Crop Inputs Industry for 35 years in the Kelvington area. He has also been involved in various organizations including two terms as a Director of the Western Canada Fertilizer Dealers Association and ten years as a Director of the Sherritt Gordon Advisory Board. Burl served for 10 years as a member of Kelvington Town Council.
Burl and his wife Helen are part owners of the Green Hills Golf Resort at Greenwater Provincial Park. He is also a director for the Resort.