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Board Members and Staff

James Wilson - Board Chair

Board Chair: James Wilson, Yorkton, SK

James acted as Vice Chair from 2013 to 2017.

James is former Yorkton Mayor and City Councillor. He served on the Planning and Infrastructure, Economic Development, Emergency Measures, Yorkton Housing Committees and the Property Standards Appeal Board. He also served as Director for the Yorkton Airport Corporation, Yorkton Housing Corporation and as a Director on the Good Spirit Regional Development Corporation and Regional Planning Commission.

James is currently the Director of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships for a Crown corporation and co-owner of a property investment corporation.

Pat Maloney, Board Member, Surface Rights Board of Arbitration

Vice-Chairman : Pat Maloney, Weyburn, SK

Pat is a retired Saskatchewan Land Surveyor who practised in Southeast Saskatchewan for 35 years, the first 25 years as a small business owner. His experience includes the Oil & Gas sector; major construction projects; large-diameter pipelines as well as all types of Municipal and Land Development projects.

Pat is a Past President of the Saskatchewan Land Surveyors' Association as well as a former League Governor and team executive member of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

Pat continues to reside in Weyburn, and is currently serving as Chair of the Weyburn District Planning Commission as continues to sit as a member of the Saskatchewan Oil & Gas Show Board.

Board Member: Gloria Kimber-Jacklin

Board Member: Gloria Kimber-Jacklin, Abbey, SK

Gloria and her husband ranch and farm north of Abbey, SK. They raise commercial Angus cattle as well as some sheep.

Gloria received her DVM from WCVM in Saskatoon and worked as a large/mixed animal practitioner in southwestern Saskatchewan.


Ken McDoanld - Board Member

Board Member: Ken McDonald, Indian Head, SK

Ken is semi-retired and lives on a small cattle ranch near Indian Head. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan and has been involved in agriculture most of his life. Ken is a professional auctioneer and was a licensed real estate agent (with residential and farm designations) for several years. He is a certified Personal Property Appraiser. Ken is a past president of the Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association and of the Saskatchewan Auctioneers Association.

Randy Klein

Board Member: Randy Klein, Saskatoon, SK

Randy is the managing partner of the MacDermid Lamarsh law firm. His practice emphasis is in civil litigation, with a particular focus on agricultural law, agricultural insurance, and construction law.

Randy litigates before all levels of court in Saskatchewan; Provincial Court, Court of King's Bench and the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal for a variety of clients ranging from individuals to large corporations. He has also successfully litigated in the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Gerrid Gust - Board Member

Board Member: Gerrid Gust, Davidson, SK

Gerrid and his wife Monica farm with his family in the Davidson district. Along with being a full time grain farmer he has been very active in agricultural policy circles. A seasoned board member with more than 15 years of experience in the trenches of public advocacy. He has presented on behalf of Canadian farmers in front of House of Commons and Senate committees and represented Canadian farmers on trade missions to the Middle East, West Africa and China.

Gerrid has sat with various levels of government, with industry scientists, and officials reviewing scientific funding proposals advocating for money to be best spent in the interests of Western Canadian farm businesses.


Staff at the Saskatchewan Surface Rights Board office in Kindersley provide information to the public and the petroleum industries; receives all documentation and organizes surface rights hearings.

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