Council Sworn in as of November 9, 2016:
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Previous Council (Term Expired as of November 9, 2016)
Mayor Thomas Sierzycki
His Worship, Thomas Sierzycki, was first elected as Mayor in 2009 and re-elected in October, 2012. One of Canada's youngest elected officials, Sierzycki was elected to Council at the age of 18 and later as Mayor at the age of 21. Mayor Sierzycki is a graduate from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Education degree through the Northern Teacher Education Program and has obtained his Master's in Northern Governance and Development through the University of Saskatchewan. His Worship chairs various regional committees such as Fire Protective Services and sits on the provincially appointed Northern Municipal Trust Account. As a result of his achievements, Mayor Sierzycki has been named as one of CBC Saskatchewan's Top 40 Under 40 in 2013, received the 2012 Queen's Jubilee medal for Youth Achievement and was profiled in Maclean's Magazine's "Top 11 Young Canadians to Watch" in 2011. Sierzycki is also employed with AREVA Resources Canada Inc. and Cameco Corporation as their Community Vitality Coordinator. Away from municipal politics, Mayor Sierzycki enjoys curling, running, and spending time on the lake.
I have lived in La Ronge for 26 years now. I am married and we have a Son and a Daughter. I enjoy the great outdoors and as such am an avid snowmobiler, fisherman and hunter. I have spent many years as a Ducks Unlimited volunteer. I have been on council for a three year term previous to being elected in the 2015 by-election. I am employed with Saskatchewan Environment as an Aircraft Engineer.
Councillor Polischuk was born and raised in Saskatoon and moved to La Ronge in 1976. Doreen is married to Bob and they have 2 daughters, a son and 4 grandchildren. All 3 children obtained University degrees thanks to the wonderful education they received in La Ronge. Doreen has been on Town Council since 2000 and is currently the Deputy Mayor. She is employed by the Ministry of Justice: Custody, Supervision and Rehabilitation Services.
Councillor Carter (originally from Onion Lake, SK) moved to La Ronge in November 2008 after an amazing opportunity with the Population Health Unit became available. She has since moved positions and is currently the coordinator of Lac La Ronge Community Mobilization (LLRCM). During her time in La Ronge, she has purchased her first home and continues to be involved with community groups and events such as the local KidSport� chapter (and their annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament) and the Town of La Ronge's annual Freeze, Breeze and Wheeze Triathlon.
Her portfolio includes Protective Services (Chair), La Ronge Public Library and the Chamber of Commerce. This is her second term.
I have lived in La Ronge for 34 years and am married with four children. I am currently a business owner/operator with Lee's Construction and La Ronge Petroleum. I have volunteered with a number of organizations over the years such as the Royal Canadian Legion, La Ronge Ice Wolves, La Ronge Minor Hockey and the volunteer fire department.
Rachael Steinke (originally from Saskatoon, SK) moved to La Ronge in the summer of 2011. She is married to Mably and has adopted her dog, Bo, from the Lac La Ronge area. Rachael holds a B.A. in Drama and Political Studies from the University of Alberta - Augustana Faculty and an M.A. in International Law and Human Rights from the United Nations mandated University for Peace. She currently works as Coordinator for the Northern Human Services Partnership. Through this, she is very involved in the recent tri-community partnership: Lac La Ronge Community Mobilization (LLRCM). Rachael enjoys theatre, traveling and being an active part of the community.
Her Council portfolio includes Community Services and Protective Services. She also represents the Town of La Ronge at the Environmental Quality Committee, the Woodlands and Waterways RDC, the Community Futures Visions North Board and the Lac La Ronge Homelessness Partnership.