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    Laurie Pushor

    Board Member
    Deputy Minister - Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources - Regina

    Deputy Minister, Laurie Pushor joined the Ministry of Economy in 2012 and served as Deputy Minister until February 2018.  Laurie now serves as the Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Energy and Resources. Prior to joining the Ministry, he spent four years as a Chief of Staff with the Saskatchewan Government.  He was fortunate to serve as the Chief of Staff with Minister Harpauer in Social Services, with Minister Boyd in Energy and Resources and Minister McMorris in Health. 

    Prior to joining the Government of Saskatchewan, Laurie was the Director of Recruitment and Admissions for the University of Saskatchewan.  This role included responsibility for Canadian as well as International recruitment and International student activities.  Before moving to Saskatoon nine years ago Laurie and his family spent three years in Nova Scotia where he played a similar role for St. Francis Xavier University.

    Prior to Nova Scotia Laurie and his family lived many years in Edmonton.  He worked with the provincial government in a variety of roles including with the Ministry of Economic Development. In addition he served at the political level early in his career with the Lougheed government as well as the Klein administration.  Laurie has private sector experience most significantly managing a consulting operation involved with marketing and public opinion research as well as fund raising counsel.

    Debbie, Laurie’s wife is a Professor at the U of S with research interests in parent engagement and parent knowledge.  They have three sons, the eldest 26 and twins who are 22.  Laurie splits his time between their home in Saskatoon and Regina.

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