Merin Coutts joined the Board of Directors in February 2014. Prior to this, she served on the SGI board where she chaired the HR and Governance Committee. In addition to her role on the SaskPower Board of Directors, Mrs. Coutts is the Chair of the Community Consultative Committee and a Board Director of the Saskatoon Airport Authority as well as the Chair of the Governance and Nominations Committee on the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority Board of Directors.
Mrs. Coutts is the CEO of Merin Coutts Management Consulting, where she specializes in organizational effectiveness and change management solutions as well as governance and strategic planning facilitation. Prior to this she held a number of leadership positions in the telecommunications, cable and broadcast industries in Saskatchewan, including the role of regional manager for Shaw Communications Inc.’s Saskatchewan division.
Mrs. Coutts holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan as well as a Chartered Director’s designation, a joint venture between the DeGroote School of Business and the Conference Board of Canada. She also holds a Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA-CMA) designation.