Meet the Heritage Saskatchewan Team
Ingrid has served as the CEO for Heritage Saskatchewan since 2010. Ingrid has been an active participant in the cultural community of Saskatchewan for over four decades. Throughout this time she has demonstrated her commitment to community development through collaborative partnerships which continues to inform her leadership style at Heritage Saskatchewan. Developing relationships with individuals and organizations that share her passion for community; promoting the multiple connections between living heritage and quality of life issues, Ingrid leads a team of dedicated individuals who are pursuing new approaches; thinking about heritage as a dynamic part of daily life, linking the past to the present and creating a valuable legacy for future generations.
Director of Operations
Olivia has worked in the cultural sector for the majority of her working years and brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience to her position. Her career path has included working with the forerunner to SaskCulture, the Saskatchewan Council of Cultural Organizations *SCOO); and with the Provincial Government's Millennium and Centennial Offices. From 20006 to 2015, she worked on contract with a variety of clients in the non-profit, private, and public sectors. This work included contracts relating to the establishment for Heritage Saskatchewan, and a variety of positions through to fall of 2015, at which time she took on the position of Executive Assistant and Director of Communications. Olivia is excited about the work that Heritage Saskatchewan is doing in changing the way people think about heritage, and looks forward to contributing in a meaningful way to the continued growth of Heritage Saskatchewan.
Director of Living Heritage
Born and raised on a family farm near Ceylon on Treaty 4 Territory in southern Saskatchewan, Kristin continues to live in rural Saskatchewan. She holds a Master's degree in Folklore from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Kristin has been with Heritage Saskatchewan since 2015. Previously, she worked for SaskCulture and the National Film Board's Grasslands Project. She is a storyteller and filmmaker who is passionate about the cultural landscape of the prairies and the continuing resilience of Saskatchewan communities.
Katherine joined Heritage Saskatchewan in 2013 and became the Education Coordinator in June 2014. Primarily, she is responsible for the Heriage Fairs program for the province of Saskatchewan. She is passionate about heritage, education, and sharing stories. A native of Regina, Katherine received her BA (History) from the University of Victoria and her MLIS from the University of Western Ontario. Among her various previous places of employment are the Greater Victoria Public Library and the Regina Plains Museum (now the Civic Museum of Regina).
Marieke de Roos
Marieke was born and raised in rural Nova Scotia. Having studied Fine Arts at Concordia Univesity in Montreal, she was attracted to Saskatchewan's prairie lifestyle after years in the busy city. Now working from her home in Nova Scotia, Marieke operates her small graphic design and communications business where she enjoys working with Heritage Saskatchewan, among other non-profits and public sector groups, helping them present themselves authentically and purposefully.