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Confirmed IGNITESask2019 Presenters:

Kristin Catherwood, Heritage Saskatchewan

Born and raised on a family farm near Ceylon in southern Saskatchewan, Kristin continues to live in rural Saskatchewan in Radville, She has a Master’s degree in Folklore from Memorial University and has been employed with Heritage Saskatchewan since 2015.  



Susan Bater, Community Futures Saskatchewan

Susan Bater is the manager of the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program in rural Saskatchewan and Manitoba for Community Futures. Susan comes from a family of entrepreneurs and as a sign language interpreter and a consultant, Susan was previously self-employed for 10 years. 


Dwight Bramble, City of Estevan

Dwight Fitzgerald Bramble is the Economic Development Coordinator for the City of Estevan. Before this role, Dwight served as an Economist in his native Caribbean country, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and also as Deputy Ambassador to the United States.




Elan Buan, Scollie Research & Consulting

Elan joined the Schollie Research & Consulting team in 2000 and is an experienced group moderator and researcher. She is extremely adept at uncovering valuable strategic information through research and can manage to distill large amounts of data into essential findings in a meaningful and concise fashion. 




Lindsay Alliban, Village of Hazlet

Hazlet SK has been home for Lindsay Alliban for nearly thirty years. After graduating from the University of Lethbridge, Lindsay moved back to her hometown where she found herself taking a position as an Economic Development Officer. This was a role Lindsay had unknowingly been training for her whole life.