Biography of Glenys Sylvestre, Chief Governance Officer

Glenys Sylvestre was appointed to this position in January 2016. Prior to this appointment, she served as an Instructor (accounting) with the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Regina for over 15 years. She also served the Faculty as Academic Co-op Coordinator, Executive Lead (Accreditation), as well as Associate Dean (Undergraduate) from 2007 – 2012.

Ms. Sylvestre was raised in Allan, Saskatchewan. She is a University of Regina alumna, graduating with a B.Admin. degree (Great Distinction) in 1994. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and was awarded Fellowship in 2007.   Glenys completed her term of service as a professional accountant with Deloitte & Touche in Regina. She served for six years as a Councilor with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan, including service as President and Chair. Ms. Sylvestre also obtained the Chartered Director designation in 2011. 

Glenys facilitates board and executive training and development sessions for numerous organizations on topics such as fundamentals of accounting, risk management, interpretation of financial information and monitoring financial performance. She has served on several Regina community boards including Regina Exhibition Association Limited (Evraz Place), Regina Piranhas Summer Swim Club, Queen City Kinsmen Gymnastics Club and the Arcola East Community Association. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of SaskTel as well as Gymnastics Saskatchewan.