Staff

Our Team 


Wes Jickling, Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Wes Jickling oversees and provides leadership for operations and programs within Innovation Saskatchewan and guides strategy, vision and direction for the agency's success.

Kari Harvey, Chief Operating Officer

Oversees operational and strategic performance of the organization.

Rita Flaman Jarrett, Director of Corporate Services & Corporate Secretary

Management responsibilities of all administrative functions including budget and finance, human resources, information technology, marketing and communications. She is also Innovation Saskatchewan's Corporate Secretary.

Danya Kordan, Director of Research Institutes & Clusters

Andy Melnyk, Director of Innovation Policy

Kevin Chung, Analyst

Kristina Rissling Olson, Analyst

Katrina German, Manager of Technology Startups & Commercialization

Mike Wesolowski, Manager of Science & Innovation

Sheri Merasty, Executive Assistant

Responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Chief Executive Officer.

Cortney Blakeney, Executive Assistant & Receptionist

Responsibilities include administrative assistance to the Chief Operating Officer and staff.