Member, Regina Beach
The Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield joined the SaskPower Board of Directors in 2021. She has had a successful career in business and has provided leadership to international, national and provincial organizations.
Mrs. Solomon Schofield was born and raised in Regina and was educated at the University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus and the Rae-Vogue School in Chicago. She served as Saskatchewan’s 21st Lieutenant Governor from 2012 to 2018, as well as the Chancellor of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. Prior to her appointment as Lieutenant Governor, she was President and CEO of Western Group of Companies, a business real estate organization holding interests throughout Western Canada. Mrs. Solomon Schofield received the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal in 2009, the Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of Saskatchewan in 2005, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. She is a strong supporter of the Canadian Forces and was awarded the prestigious Canadian Forces Medallion for Distinguished Service in 2009.
In the 1980s, Mrs. Solomon Schofield was Chair of the Board for Crime Watch, a 200,000-member crime prevention organization. She travelled throughout North and South America to establish Crime Watch groups. Fluent in English and Spanish, Mrs. Solomon Schofield worked with the government of Guayaquil, Ecuador to establish their Crime Watch group and acted as an interpreter. She also hosted a Crime Prevention television talk show for four years in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and was twice voted Florida’s Crime Prevention Woman of the Year. She has served on numerous municipal, provincial and federal boards.
She and her late husband Gordon Schofield have two children and four grandchildren.
Board and Volunteer Positions
- Chair, Saskatchewan Police Commission
- Provincial Chair, Canadian Forces Liaison Council
- Honorary Colonel, 10 Field Artillery Regiment