Staff

Saskatoon Council on Aging - June Gawdun

June Gawdun, Executive Director
As the Executive Director I am responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Saskatoon Council on Aging according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.
Key responsibilities include:
• Leadership
• Operational Planning and Management
• Program Planning and Management
• Human Resources Planning and Management
• Financial Planning and Management
• Community Relations
• Risk management
Phone: 306-652-1332 or june@scoa.ca

Saskatoon Council on Aging - Cynthia Johnston

Cynthia Johnston. (BA.) – Positive Aging Coordinator
Cynthia has worked with the Saskatoon Council on Aging since 2018.
Key responsibilities include:
•Age-friendly Community Development
•Beyond the Pandemic
•Globe Walk
•Century Club
Phone: 306.652.2522 Email: cynthia@scoa.ca

Saskatoon Council on Aging - Kristi Baker

Kristi Baker, Receptionist
Kristi joined the SCOA team in November 2021.
Key responsibilities include:
•Reception
•Bus Buddy program,
•Century Club
•Telephone buddy program.
Phone: 306.652.2255 Email: kristi@scoa.ca

Saskatoon Council on Aging - Leslie Macala

Leslie Macala, (BSW) – Volunteer/Program Coordinator
Leslie is a Registered Social Worker who joined the SCOA team in 2021.
Key responsibilities include:
•Caregiver Information and Support
•Fundraising Activities and Events
•Senior Neighbourhood Hub Club
•Volunteer Program
Phone: 306.652.4411 Email: leslie@scoa.ca

Lauren Amy

Lauren Amy, (BSW) – Globe Walk Technical Support
Lauren is a Registered Social Worker who joined the SCOA team in 2021.
Key responsibilities include:
•Globe Walk website maintenance 
• Designing promotional materials for Globe Walk such as: posters, captains packages, brochure etc.
 • Tracking team stats
Phone: 306.652.2255 Email: globewalk@scoa.ca

Saskatoon Council on Aging - Virginia Dakiniewich

Virginia Dakiniewich (B.A., Diploma- Public Relations) – Fund Development and Communication Coordinator
Key responsibilities include:
•Communication: SCOA website, Social Media, Community Presentations
•Marketing and Promotion
•Media Relations
•Fund Development: Donor relations and engagement, Online fundraising
•Lifelong Learning Programming
Phone: 306.652.0149 Email: virginia@scoa.ca