About Sarina

Biography: 

Living in Saskatoon, Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis, Sarina has been proud to call Ward 8 home for nearly three decades. Raised by her immigrant parents and grandparents in Greystone Heights, Sarina feels a multi-generational connection to the Ward’s diverse and vibrant community. Ward 8 is made up of the following neighbourhoods: Brevoort Park, Briarwood, Brighton, College Park, East College Park, Greystone Heights and Hillcrest Management Area.

Sarina can be seen volunteering at a number of events and for a variety of causes, enjoys cycling and supporting local businesses. She is a proud University of Saskatchewan graduate and has a far-reaching understanding of different cultures and approaches to problem-solving, gained through extensive world travel. Sarina is a GIS Analyst (i.e. makes maps).

Sarina brings her enthusiasm and fresh ideas about how Ward 8 and this city can remain inclusive, safe and sustainable for people of all generations and abilities.

City of Saskatoon Boards & Committees:

  • Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities & Corporate Services, Vice Chair
  • Standing Policy Committee on Transportation
  • Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee
  • Traffic Safety Committee
  • Marr Residence Board of Directors
  • Centennial Auditorium & Convention Centre Board of Directors 
  • Canadian Urban Transit Association’s (CUTA) Transit Board Members Committee, Secretary 
  • Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) Board of Directors
  • International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)
  • Leadership in Brownfield Renewal Program (LiBRe) Member

Strategic Priority Area:

Along with City Councillor Mairin Loewen, Sarina is co-leading Council’s strategic priority area of Environmental Sustainability to transform our position as one of the highest emitters of greenhouse gas emissions in the world to a model city of innovation in energy conservation, renewables, and waste diversion.  The City of Saskatoon is experiencing a continuing decline in environmental quality related to waste, ecological footprint and air quality.  City Council will be working to reverse this trend.

Past City of Saskatoon Boards & Committees:

  • North Central Transportation Planning Committee

Other Board & Committee Experience:

  • Saskatchewan Environmental Society Board of Directors
  • Bus Riders of Saskatoon (past)
    • Steering Committee, Finance Committee, External Committee, Media Representative