Saskatchewan Music Festival Association

The Board of Directors consist of ten persons: one Executive Director (ex-officio) and nine (9) elected members. From within the Board, the Executive Committee is comprised of President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Immediate Past President, the Executive Director and an ad hoc member appointed by the Executive Committee as the need arises.

When an elected director has served the three year period, he/she will not be eligible for re-election as a director until at least one year has elapsed; however, he/she is eligible for election to a presidential category at any time during this three year term.  An officer in a presidential category may be elected for a further two-year term, as deemed necessary. Anyone appointed as a replacement for one or two years is eligible to stand for office in the following year.

The Board of Directors is elected from among the official delegates present at the annual meeting of the Provincial Association. The Executive Committee shall be elected from among the Board of Directors. The President, First Vice President, Second Vice President and Past President will each serve a two-year term of office, whereas the five (5) directors shall serve three year terms. All elected officers shall assume office immediately upon election.

SMFA Staff


Carol Donhauser

Carol Donhauser

Executive Director


Karen Klassen

Karen Klassen

Adjudicator Liaison/Program Coordinator


Nancy Toppings

Nancy Toppings

Administrative Assistant


Board of Directors

Karen MacCallum

Karen MacCallum

Past President

Karen Unger

Karen Unger



Sherry Sproule

Sherry Sproule

1st Vice President

Wendy Thieness

Wendy Thienes

2nd Vice President

SMFA Directors

  • Kelly Stein
  • Tammy Villeneuve
  • Kari Mitchell
  • Bonnie Nicholson
  • Michael Lyngstad

Board Member Liaison

District #1 – Tammy Villeneuve | email

  • La Ronge
  • Lloydminster Kiwanis
  • Meadow Lake
  • Prince Albert Kiwanis
  • Spiritwood

District #2 – Karen Unger  | email

  • Battlefords Kiwanis
  • Hafford
  • Melfort
  • Nipawin
  • Sask Valley (Rosthern)

District #3 – Carol Donhauser  | email

  • Humboldt
  • Parkland (Preeceville)
  • Quill Plains (Foam Lake)
  • Yorkton
  • Potashville (Churchbridge)

District #4 – Bonnie Nicholson  |  email

  • Biggar
  • Prairie Sunset (Macklin)
  • Saskatoon
  • Twin Rivers
  • Unity

District #5 – Kelly Stein email

  • Lanigan
  • Last Mountain (Southey)
  • Outlook
  • Rosetown
  • Watrous

District #6 – Michael Lyngstad | email

  • Eston
  • Kindersley
  • Sand Hills
  • Swift Current

District #7 – Karen MacCallum email

  • Central Sask
  • Qu’Appelle Valley (Balcarres)
  • Regina
  • Moose Jaw

District #8 – Kari Mitchell email

  • Carnduff
  • Kipling
  • Mainline District (Indian Head)
  • Moosomin
  • Redvers

District #9 – Sherry Sproule  | email

  • Assiniboia
  • Gravelbourg
  • Lafleche
  • Weyburn
  • Estevan

District #10 – Wendy Thienes email

  • Borderland (Bengough)
  • Estevan & District
  • Maple Creek & District
  • Shaunavon & District
  • Vanguard