Project Team

The Dementia Supports in Rural Saskatchewan project team is made up of the Backbone Management Group, the Advisory Committee & Collaborating Organizations.

Left to right: Dr. Bonnie Jeffery, Dr. Tom McIntosh & Dr. Nuelle Novik. Photo: U of R Photography

Backbone Management Group

Dr. Bonnie Jeffery, Project Lead
Faculty of Social Work & SPHERU, University of Regina – Prince Albert Campus

Dr. Tom McIntosh
Politics and International Studies & SPHERU, University of Regina

Dr. Nuelle Novik
Faculty of Social Work & SPHERU, University of Regina

Dr. Akram Mahani
, Evaluation Coordinator
SPHERU, University of Regina

Michelle Harazny, Project Coordinator
SPHERU, University of Regina

Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee members bring a range of experiences and expertise related to addressing the needs of those living with dementia in rural communities and small cities in Saskatchewan.

Advisory Committee members:

Juanita Bacsu
Gord Grant
Claudia Grant
Sheena Grimes
Megan O’Connell
Edna Parrott
Shellie Pociuk
Les Quennell
Laurie Schmidt
Crystal Spooner
Dorothea Warren
John Wright

Collaborating Organizations

The following Collaborating Organizations have launched sub-projects and interventions to support older adults living with dementia and their care partners. To learn more, please visit this page: Current Projects.