Board of Directors

The Board's primary responsibility is to oversee the purpose, plans and policies of Innovation Saskatchewan.


Honourable Jeremy Harrison (Chair)

Honourable Jeremy Harrison (Chair)

Minister Responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan

Jeremy Harrison grew up in the Meadow Lake area and graduated from Carpenter High School in 1996. Jeremy went on to complete an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Canadian History from the University of Alberta, a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and a Juris Doctor (Law) Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Jeremy was elected to Parliament in 2004, and at the age of 26 became one of the youngest Canadians ever to sit in the House of Commons. Jeremy was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 2007. He is the youngest Canadian ever to have been elected to both the House of Commons and a provincial Legislative Assembly.

He first served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources until being appointed to Cabinet in 2009. He has served as the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister of Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government House Leader, Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills and Training, Minister of the Economy, Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, Minister responsible for the Global Transportation Hub, Minister responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan, Minister responsible for Innovation, and Minister responsible for Trade.

Jeremy is currently the Minister of Trade and Export Development and Minister of Immigration and Career Training, additionally he serves as Minister responsible for Innovation Saskatchewan, Minister responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan, and Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Research Council. He also serves as Government House Leader, chair of the cabinet committee on Government Operations, vice-chair of Treasury Board, and as a member of the Board of Internal Economy and House Services Committee.

Jeremy and his wife Alaina have one son, MacGregor and one daughter, Finnley.

Honourable Terry Jenson

Honourable Terry Jenson

Minister of SaskBuilds and Procurement

Terry Jenson was first elected as the MLA for Martensville-Warman in the 2020 provincial election. After being elected, he was a member of three different Standing Committees at various times: Human Services, Crown and Central Agencies, and the Economy.  He also served as the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Social Services and as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Immigration and Career Training. On May 27, 2024, he was sworn into cabinet as the Minister of SaskBuilds and Procurement, and Minister responsible for the Global Transportation Hub Authority and Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. 

Together with his wife Angela, Terry has owned the Clark’s Crossing Gazette, a community newspaper covering the Martensville-Warman area, since it was established in 2008. He is also the past-president of the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA) and past-president of Ad Canada Media Inc. Prior to his 26 years in the community newspaper industry, Terry worked on-air at radio stations in North Battleford and Prince Albert.

In addition to his professional life, Terry is an active Kinsmen Club member, a retired Saskatchewan Hockey Association referee, an auxiliary constable with the RCMP, and he holds a private pilot’s license. In the winter months Terry has been a coach for his son’s minor hockey teams and is a proud “cheerleading dad” for his daughter. In the summer months, he plays golf and spends time fishing and boating at the family cabin.

Terry and Angela have two children living at home, son Asher and daughter Kolbie.

Honourable Colleen Young

Honourable Colleen Young

Minister of Advanced Education

Colleen was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in a November 2014 by-election for the Constituency of Lloydminster. She was re-elected in 2016 and 2020 Provincial General Elections. In the spring of 2024, she was sworn into Cabinet as the Minister of Advanced Education where she is currently serving.

In addition to serving as the Minister of Advanced Education, Colleen serves on the Standing Committee on the Economy, The Cabinet Committee on Government Operations, The Cabinet Committee on Human Services, The Red Tape Reduction Committee, and is a member of the Steering Committee for the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Association for the Province of Saskatchewan.

Supporting, helping, and finding answers to constituents’ concerns, issues and challenges has always been a priority and the most rewarding part of her role as an MLA. Staying involved and engaged in her community, and advocating on behalf of her constituents is very important to Colleen.

Colleen was born and raised on a family farm east of Saskatoon and has called Lloydminster home for the past 38 years. Colleen attended the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan beginning in 1979 and has been active in education ever since. Colleen was a trustee on the Lloydminster Public School Board of Education for 20 years and served as board chair for 16 of those years. Colleen is very active in the Lloydminster community attending and trying to stay abreast of all events throughout her constituency. She was involved with the Kiwanis Club, the Lloydminster Learning Council, sat on the Prairie North Regional Health Board, the Lloydminster Early Intervention Program, started and operated the Lloydminster in Motion After School Program, School Community Councils, Young Life, the Lloydminster Community Youth Center, the Lloydminster Concerned Citizens for Seniors Care, and helped with numerous other fundraising and volunteer opportunities in the community. Colleen has always put kids, families, seniors, and newcomers to the community first.

Colleen and her husband, Kim, have one daughter, Nevada, and seven sons: Casey, Chester, Riley, Fraser, Percy, and twins, Duke and Ace; five wonderful daughters-in-laws, and currently has fourteen beautiful grandchildren. Colleen enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and close friends at the lake, or whenever the opportunity arises.

Alana Ross

Alana Ross

MLA, Prince Albert

Alana Ross was elected as the MLA for Prince Albert Northcote in the 2020 provincial election.

Prior to her election, she worked in the province's health care sector as a front-line nurse, unit union representative, in the management team, and as a post-secondary instructor. Ross has also served as the Saskatchewan Party President for Prince Albert Northcote since 2011.

Alana has three grown children, one grandchild, and resides in Prince Albert Northcote.