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Denise Skuce

Denise Skuce

Member at large

Denise is an avid outdoor play advocate. She is presently the East Side Director for Tykes and Tots Early Learning Centre inc. Denise fundamentally believes that children do best when they are outside playing and exploring. Connecting children to nature and nature to children is just...
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Rebecca Klapwyk

Member at Large

Rebecca currently works for Healthy Start, a bilingual initiative that promotes physical activity and healthy eating in the early years. As an implementation coordinator she facilitates professional development training for Saskatchewan educators and teachers in the early...
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Heather Maurer

Heather Maurer

Member at Large

Heather is, first and foremost, a lover of learning. She has expanded this passion to Outdoor Education in her role as an Outdoor School teacher at Greenall High School. Heather grew up spending time outdoors in Manitoba and has come to love Saskatchewan equally as much. She, her...
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Zoe Arnold

Zoe Arnold

Member at Large

Zoe loves being outside more than anywhere else because it is where she feels most at home. As a child she would spend hours perched up in a tree, reading books or watching the clouds. Zoe trained and worked as a Forest School Leader in the UK, facilitating nature-based, child-centred...
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Aditi Garg

Aditi Garg

President

Aditi teaches high school math in French immersion and is passionate about youth engagement with nature in any subject. She is involved with the City of Saskatoon’s Environmental Advisory Committee and is a strong supporter of maintaining Saskatoon’s river valley as an...
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Sean Brandt

Sean Brandt

Past President

Sean works as an outdoor educator for the Prairie Spirit School Division in Warman, SK. where he delivers a course that focuses on environmental science and sustainability with an emphasis on developing a relationship to, and appreciation for the land.  Sean is also one of the...
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Taniya Heuchert

Taniya Heuchert

Member-at-large

Taniya teaches in the Regina Public School system and brings her enthusiasm for the outdoors into the classroom regularly. She is a true student of nature, soaking in every experience that she can while connecting further to the world around her. Taniya seizes each and every...
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Jeff Moore

Jeff Moore

Member at Large

Jeff is an instructor at the Greenall Outdoor School in Balgonie and a proud father of 2. Jeff loves to snowshoe and ski in the winter and hike and canoe in the summer. He is a firm believer that outdoor education is the most powerful way to promote environmental awareness. Jeff is very...
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Merrissa Karmark

Merrissa Karmark

Member at Large

Merrissa Karmark lives in the prairie parkland, where she works as a middle school teacher for Horizon School Division. In the summer months, she plans and plants gardens with family and friends here at home and she is just beginning the Prairie Horticulture Certificate at U of S. She is...
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Andrea Nelson

Andrea Nelson

Member at Large

Sprouting on the prairies and taking root in the boreal forest, Andrea is most alive when she’s outside. As an outdoor guide, canoeing instructor, musher, and interpreter, her real passion is facilitating meaningful nature-based experiences for all ages -- kindling wonder,...
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