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Debbie Venne BComm Executive Assistant to the Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement

Debbie Venne is a citizen of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and grew up in Saskatoon. An Alumni of the Edwards School of Business, she joined the University in 2018 as the Coordinator, Community and Government Relations in University Relations. Moving to the Office of the Vice Provost Indigenous Engagement in 2019, Debbie comes with vast and varied experience working with a number of Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations in Saskatoon. As the Executive Assistant to the Vice-Provost, Debbie provides high-level executive support to ensure the smooth functioning of the office and implementation of strategies, initiatives and projects. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the office and is the primary contact for those seeking the Vice-Provost’s time or attention. She also assists USask’s Speakers Bureau, provides support for the Anti-Racism / Anti-Oppression Committee and is a committee member for the māmowi āsohtētān (Let’s Cross This Together) Building Truth and Reconciliation Internal Forum.