Give Kids a Chance Charity Inc. is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who is responsible for program sustainability and risk management. The board ensures that all programs supported by the charity are meeting Canada Revenue Agency guidelines for disbursement quotas (minimum amounts charities are required to spend and that plans are in place for short and long-term sustainability through annual submissions of forms, ongoing consultations, and evaluation.

Michael Rogers


Michael Rogers was nominated to the Board in 2020 by the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Saskatchewan and served as Vice Chair Lotteries in 2021-22. He was active in minor sports while growing up in Regina and is now focusing on coaching as his children’s involvement in sport grows. 

Lance Dudar

Past Chair 

Lance Dudar was nominated to the Board in 2019 by Triathlon Saskatchewan. He served as Secretary-Treasurer in 2020-21, before being elected Chair in 2021-22. Lance is a Co-ordinator with the Regina Intersectoral Partnership (TRiP), an initiative that provides services to vulnerable children and their families.

Bill Kinash

Bill Kinash was nominated to the Board in 2021 by Sask Cycling. He has been a volunteer and an avid cyclist for 45 years. A long-serving member of the Sask Cycling board, he has served in roles including vice president of racing, finance, coaching and Sask First before becoming president for 10 years from 1992-2002. 

Trent Knapp

Trent Knapp was nominated to the Board in 2021 by CURLSASK. A Chartered Professional Accountant, Knapp works with clients ranging from not-for-profit organizations/corporations, governments and Indigenous communities. 

Rochelle Neff

Rochelle Neff was nominated to the Board in 2021 by Football Saskatchewan. Neff is the current vice president and chair of the community liaison committee for the Saskatoon Hilltops and has been an active “sports mom” in hockey and football. 

Shawn Waskewitch

Shawn Waskewitch was nominated to the Board in 2021 by the Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation. An analyst with SaskEnergy since 2013, Waskewitch is active with the Crown Corp’s Aboriginal Government Employees Committee. 

Luke Flegel

Luke Flegel was nominated to the Board in 2022 by Sask Volleyball. Flegel is active within the volleyball community in the province, where he is both an official and coach. As a Senior Program Manager, he has experience in strategic planning and operating budgets. 

Graham Hayes

Graham Hayes was nominated to the Board in 2021 by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association. An experienced school-based administrator and curriculum consultant, Hayes has been responsible for planning, communicating and managing extra-curricular athletics across Regina Catholic Schools. 

Brett Hines

Brett Hines was nominated to the Board in 2021 by Skate Canada – Saskatchewan. Hines is a current board member for Skate Regina, Chair of the Evaluators/Judges Sub-Committee and member of the Officials Coordinating Committee and Competition Committees for Sask Canada – Saskatchewan.

Cornelia Laliberte

Cornelia Laliberte was nominated to the Board in 2020 by the Prairie Central District for Sport, Culture and Recreation. She served as Secretary/Treasurer in 2021-22. As the Coordinator for First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education for Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, she is responsible for working with various partners that provide services and supports to Indigenous students.

Janelle Layton

Janelle Layton was nominated to the Board in 2020 by the Saskatchewan Soccer Association. Layton served as Vice Chair, Sport in 2021-22. She is a long-time volunteer, serving on the board of Kindersley Soccer as a member and president and as secretary for the Kindersley Karate Club.

Mason Medynski

Mason Medynski was nominated to the Board in 2022 by Basketball Saskatchewan. Medynski has served as the co-ordinator of basketball for Team Saskatchewan at the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) and is a co-founder of both One Love Basketball and the Living Skies Basketball League. 

Colina Paul

Colina Paul was nominated to the Board in 2022 by the Saskatchewan Archery Association. Paul has spent time on a multitude of boards including Regina’s Rainbow Youth Centre Board, Sask Sport’s Indigenous Sport Leadership Council and Regina’s Board of Police Commission.