Jessie Buydens

Buydens is currently the President of the Wild Oats Rugby Club in Saskatoon. She served as the President of the Saskatoon Valkyries from 2010-2014 and the North Saskatchewan Rugby Union from 2009-2015. She recently retired from playing rugby and has coached the Wild Oats junior girl’s program for 18 years. During her time playing football, she was a member of the Saskatoon Valkyries and also Team Canada—where she earned a silver medal at the 2013 World Championships.

She is also a former member of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies Track and Field Team, a two-time National Powerlifting Champion (2014 & 2015), and she was on the National Powerlifting Team in 2016. Buydens has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Saskatchewan and practices law in Saskatoon.