Jackie Wall, who is wrapping up her first year as the executive director of the Estevan Chamber of Commerce, has received a provincial appointment.
Wall was appointed to the board for the Saskatchewan Economic Development Association (SEDA) during the organization’s annual general meeting on April 26.
She has owned and managed businesses in the retail and agricultural sectors in the past, and is involved in Saskatchewan’s creative sector as an artist.
Her career path also brings experience in the financial services industry, the media and with business consulting.
Jennifer Brooks from the City of Humboldt and Celine Favreau of the Mid Sask. Municipal Alliance were re-appointed to the board.
“We look forward to the newly elected and returning board members providing their perspective at the board table,” said SEDA president Brad Bly.
A provincial, not-for-profit organization, SEDA has served Saskatchewan communities and professionals for over 30 years. SEDA works to grow collective economic capacity by providing a broad range of programs and services.
Examples of their key service areas include professional development and resource provision; certification to be a professional community and economic developer of Saskatchewan; an online learning platform through the Grow our Region website; program and service delivery; community coaching; special project implementation; regional entrepreneurial development systems; pathfinding and network weaving; the First Impressions Saskatchewan program; the Business Counts program; the Main Street Saskatchewan initiative; and the annual Creating Intersections for Growth Conference.
A summary of key 2015 achievements and new program development is outlined in the association’s annual report, which can be found on their website.