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Changes at the Public Complaints Commission

Released on September 8, 2014

On October 1, 2014, the Public Complaints Commission will welcome new members and thank outgoing members for their service.

Chair Robert W. Mitchell, Q.C., and panel members Ray Fox and Loretta Elford will be leaving after serving in their roles since the Commission’s creation in 2006.  Brent Cotter, Q.C. of Saskatoon will assume the position of Commission Chair.  The two open panel positions will be filled by Marjorie LaVallee of Regina and Arnie Lindberg of Prince Albert.  All three new Commission members have been appointed for three years.

“Robert Mitchell, Ray Fox and Loretta Elford have done an admirable job of promoting public trust and confidence through the commission over the last eight years,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said.  “I extend my sincere thanks for the great work they’ve done, and welcome new chair Brent Cotter and new panel members Marjorie LaVallee and Arnie Lindberg.”

Brent Cotter is a professor and former Dean at the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan.  He has also previously held the position of Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Saskatchewan, and Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs.

Marjorie LaVallee is an education consultant.  She also currently works as a non-governmental liaison and permanent member of the Indigenous Peoples Permanent Forum with the United Nations.

Arnie Lindberg is an instructor at SIAST in Prince Albert.  He is a former principal and Prince Albert City Councilor.

The Public Complaints Commission is responsible for reviewing allegations of police misconduct, providing reports of its findings to the Chief of Police and making general recommendations about the policies and services of Saskatchewan’s police forces.


For more information, contact:

Noel Busse
Phone: 306-787-8959

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