#CloseTheGap Blog | Announcements & Press Releases | November 7, 2019 at 3:58 pm
The first meeting of the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee, held September 13th following the announcement of the members of the Committee, focused on defining scope and outcomes of the initiative. All 12 members were present at the first meeting. It was determined that the final deliverable will include a three Pillar Strategy: Access to Capital; Influencing Policy; and, Creating Awareness.
Each Pillar will be informed by a subcommittee comprised of Saskatchewan Advisory Committee members and supported by WESK staff.
Chairs of the subcommittees are as follows:
- Access to Capital (including mentors & networks): Mary Weimer
- Influencing Policy: Natasha Vandenhurk
- Creating Awareness: Rachel Mielke
The Committee will be meeting in November, January, March, May and June with subcommittee meetings being held between the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee meetings. The Committee will develop a report for the Government of Saskatchewan to be released in June 2020. The Report will include short-term and long-term recommendations.
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