Member Advisory Committees

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IBAS Member Advisory Committees are comprised of representatives from insurance brokerages across the province, and are intended to tap into the diverse perspectives, expertise, and experiences that exist within the association's membership. Each committee is governed by a separate terms of reference, which establishes mandate, structure, composition, and other key guidance. There are currently four committees in operation:

For more information about these committees, please contact community@ibas.ca.


Emerging Brokers Council

In September 2019, the IBAS board of directors approved the creation of the IBAS Emerging Brokers Council. This member advisory committee replaced the former Saskatchewan Young Brokers Network, which was established in 2003.

The council's mandate is segmented into three equally important directives: ensure the unique perspectives of young and emerging insurance brokers are represented in IBAS activities, within IBAS policy directives, and at industry functions; promote the insurance broker profession as a modern, rewarding, first-choice career; and champion association-wide fundraising activities in support of IBAS’s annual #BrokersCare Campaign.

The council appointees for the 2021 calendar year are as follows:

  • Chair: Jenna Dusyk, Dusyk & Barlow Insurance Brokers
  • Jessica Williams, HUB International
  • Jessica Yelland, Harvard Western Insurance
  • Justin Kozakevich, Trustmark Insurance Brokers
  • Kayla Brown, Harvard Western Insurance
  • Michelle Venne, Hordos Insurance Brokers
  • Nicole Crump, Affinity Insurance
  • Reece Ricard, Kelly Insurance Brokers
  • Talsa Warken, Western Financial Group

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Issuer Advisory Committee

On July 17, 2020, the IBAS board of directors approved the formation of the new IBAS Issuer Advisory Committee — created with the purpose of guiding the association’s activities and positions relative to the insurance broker and SGI Auto Fund motor licence issuing relationship. The committee's current membership consists of:

  • Co-Chair: Dave Pettigrew, Harvard Western Insurance
  • Co-Chair: Tracy Archer, Knight Archer Insurance Brokers
  • Brock Longworth, Cornerstone Insurance
  • Cari Watson, Westland Insurance
  • Clint Smith, Andrew Agencies
  • Jason Galon, Galon Insurance Brokers
  • Jon Struthers, Ogema Agencies
  • Justin Kozakevich, Trustmark Insurance Brokers
  • Lyndon Block, Block’s Agencies
  • Robyn Cherry, Cherry Insurance
  • Scott Frizzell, Long Lake Insurance
  • Stephen Barlow, Dusyk & Barlow Insurance Brokers
  • Trina Barber, Carnduff Agencies
  • Barb Gottselig, Harvard Western Insurance (Non-Voting Advisor)
  • Jeff Galon, Galon Mortgage & Insurance Brokers (Non-Voting Advisor)
  • Judy McCuskee, McCuskee Consulting (Non-Voting Advisor)
  • Sheldon Wasylenko, Rayner Agencies (Non-Voting Advisor)

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Rural Brokerage Advisory Committee

The IBAS Rural Brokerage Advisory Committee was established on October 14, 2021, for the purpose of providing input to IBAS management and ensuring the unique perspectives of rural-based Saskatchewan insurance brokerages are represented in the development of association policy positions and activities. The committee's current membership consists of:

  • Anita Silvernagel, Biggar & Landis Insurance Services
  • Beth Lischynski, Oxbow Agencies
  • Bobbee-Jo Wood, Judy Johnson Insurance Services
  • Brent Loewen, Loewen Agencies
  • Chalen Schneider, Heron Powers Insurance
  • Donald Schmaltz, Schmaltz Insurance
  • Fran Luchenski, Tom Agencies
  • Kelly Amson, Elliott Insurance Services
  • Nikki Meschishnick, Kelly Insurance Brokers
  • Reagan Foster, Norquay Agencies
  • Regan Martens, Proven Insurance
  • Rose Freeman, Willow Insurance
  • Russ Siebert, Nesity Insurance
  • Scott Frizzell, Long Lake Insurance
  • Sharon Bruce, A&E Enterprises
  • Stephen Hordos, Hordos Insurance Brokers
  • Susan Nakonechny, Balcarres Agenciesa
  • Tracie Davies, Glaslyn Agencies
  • Trina Barber, Carnduff Agencies

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President's Council

The IBAS President's Council was created on October 12, 2021, for the purpose of providing input to IBAS management and ensuring the unique perspectives of large and/or interjurisdictional insurance brokerages are represented in the development of association policy positions and activities. The council's current membership consists of:

  • Brock Longworth, Cornerstone Insurance
  • Dave Reidy, Henderson Insurance
  • Dave Pettigrew, Harvard Western Insurance
  • Don Thompson, Westland Insurance
  • Keith Jordan, HUB International
  • Kenny Nichols, Western Financial Group
  • Lori Madsen, CAA Saskatchewan
  • Robyn Cherry, Cherry Insurance
  • Scott Andrew, Andrew Agencies
  • Scott Byers, Butler Byers Insurance
  • Scott Frizzell, Long Lake Insurance
  • Stephen Barlow, Dusyk & Barlow Insurance Brokers
  • Tracy Archer, Knight Archer Insurance Brokers

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