Here is a list of SCA staff members and contractors, and their contact information:
Raya Zuzak, Finance
Tracey Quiring, Program Officer
Tracey joined SCA as our Program Officer in November 2018.
Born and raised in rural Saskatchewan, co-ops have been a part of Tracey’s life from the start. A member of her local co-ops, she understands the value in promoting and supporting co-operatives.
Tracey has extensive experience working with youth, primarily through Girl Guides of Canada. At Girl Guides of Canada, she worked, in part, developing year-round camping experiences for girls aged 5-18. For over 15 years, Tracey served in roles including District Commissioner, provincial camp Co-Chair, and Contact Guider, as well as working for several years in the Girl Guides of Canada office in a Member Support role. Prior to working with Girl Guides, she ran a day home, and worked for the Assiniboia Economic Development Authority.
Tracey holds a Business Certificate from SIAST Moose Jaw, with a focus on accounting, business communications, and marketing.
Tracey has two daughters and can be found playing at the park with them or baking treats for the neighbors. As a member of Kin Canada, Tracey believes in the power of volunteerism and community service. She spends her spare time helping serve her community’s greatest needs with her Kinsmen and Kinette family.
Shernette Shaw-Clarke, Youth Education and Network Coordinator
Shernette joined SCA as our Youth Education and Network Coordinator in January 2021.
She began her career as an educator where she gained unparalleled experience in developing impactful and engaging educational resources for youths and adult ESL learners. Her core belief is; whatever you do, give it 100% especially when no one is watching.
As the Youth Education and Network Coordinator, Shernette seeks to promote the co-operative model as a mechanism for community and economic development. Her portfolio includes developing and promoting co-operative focused educational videos and learning materials for youths. Also, facilitating the establishment of a youth network in Saskatchewan, focused on co-operatives, community economic development and social innovation.
Shernette earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics with a minor in Philosophy from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and a Master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Saskatchewan. Her accomplishments, skills and educational background reflect a commitment to serving her community.
Outside of her professional life, you are certain to find Shernette either writing creatively, challenging her husband at a game of Bananagrams or watching movies with her best friend.
Victoria Morris, Executive Director
Victoria joined SCA in 2006, as Program Officer, and became Executive Director in 2008.
With 20 years of experience in community economic development (CED) and co-operatives, she has worked in northern, rural, and urban communities in many parts of Canada. Prior to joining SCA, she held several positions with CBC focusing on communications, managed a small non-profit in BC, and coordinated a two-year, Saskatchewan-wide multicultural youth project that reached 2,000 young people in 20 communities. The project led to policy changes in Saskatchewan high school curriculum and in ethno-cultural and multicultural groups. While Program Officer at SCA, Victoria worked with hundreds of youth, educating them about co-operatives, and building their teamwork, leadership, and communication skills.
Victoria is a District Council Delegate of Affinity Credit Union. She sat on the Board of Directors of the Canadian CED Network for 12 years, serving as Treasurer for several years and she continues to serve on their Finance and Audit Committee. She is former Chair and a founding member of both Canada's Emerging Co-operators Committee of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada and the Emerging Leaders Committee of the Canadian CED Network. She also served on the boards of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada and Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-op.
Victoria holds a Master of Business Administration in CED from Cape Breton University, with a specialization in Strategic Leadership. Her Master's research focused on youth involvement in Irish credit unions, and it has subsequently been published as a book by the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan. She is involved in several performing and visual arts endeavors, and when not at the office, can be found playing with fire, sparkles, clay, and pyrotechnics.