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

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

Dr. Tom McIntosh
Faculty of Arts Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies), Politics and International Studies & SPHERU, University of Regina

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

Dr. Akram Mahani
Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy & SPHERU, University of Regina

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

Juanita Bacsu
Gord Grant
Claudia Grant
Candace Kopec
Megan O’Connell
Tina Kleisinger
Edna Parrott
Les Quennell
Laurie Schmidt
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.