At the October 25th, 2019 CAA Annual General Meeting, Ms. Pat Friesen was voted as Chair of the CAA Saskatchewan Board of Directors. She became a CAA Saskatchewan Member in 2003, joined the CAA Saskatchewan Board of Directors in 2013 and served as vice-chair from 2017 to 2019. She has chaired the Human Resources Committee and was also a member of the Nominating/Governance Committee.
Ms. Friesen resides in Swift Current and operates her own business, Success Business Consulting, which specializes in marketing and communications. She retired after 36 years, from her position as Executive Vice- President of Marketing at Innovation Credit Union and currently is a Swift Current City Councillor. Giving back to the community is important to Ms. Friesen who is a board member for both the Swift Current Broncos and Tourism Swift Current. Ms. Friesen also volunteered for the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games which were hosted in Swift Current. She has worked on several boards and committees including: the Saskatchewan, Canadian and Swift Current Chambers of Commerce; the SaskTel Board of Directors; and Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association.