Mr. Soonias brings over 20 years of executive and director experience in business development, finance and governance. He has pivotal leadership roles on a wide range of national, provincial and regional organizations including Wanuskewin, Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation, Concentra Financial, SaskCentral and Canada Revenue Agency. He serves on boards across Canada, including the National Aboriginal Capital Corporation, First Nations Financial Management Board; St. Paul’s Hospital Board of Directors; as Chair, Governance Committee, Tourism Saskatchewan, and as Past Chair of the National Board of AFOA Canada.
Mr. Kelln brings 25 years of executive and director experience to STCI. From 1995 through 2017 he served on the Executive Management Team of SaskEnergy Incorporated; from 2004 to 2017 he provided leadership as the President and CEO of the Corporation. He has also served on major regional and national boards (Saskatchewan Research Council and Canadian Gas Association).
Mr. Lueken brings four decades of construction and business experience. His distinguished career with Graham Construction includes Saskatoon Branch Manager followed by executive roles progressing to Sr. Vice President and COO. Guiding the development and management of Graham Industrial, Brian has 35 years of experience in establishing and managing Saskatchewan Aboriginal Joint Ventures and Partnerships. Following retirement from Graham in 2013, Brian continues to participate in several businesses and boards.
Mr. Fracchia brings 34 years of management, executive, and director experience to STCI. Mark joined Nutrien, formally PotashCorp, in 1984. His distinguished career with PotashCorp culminated in his appointed to the position of President of PCS Potash; a position that he held from 2014 through 2017. He has also served on major regional, national and international boards (SQM, Saskatchewan Potash Producers Association, Saskatchewan Mining Association and International Minerals Innovation Institute). Among his many accomplishments at PotashCorp was the advancement of the company’s Diversity and Inclusion objectives, increasing Aboriginal participation in employment and supply chain, and advancing women in senior leadership roles.