Judy Hughes (President)

Judy Hughes is the President of SAWCC and President and CEO of ON TRAC Consulting Ltd., a Metis-owned community based on mobile trainers and development planners group, which she established in 1991. She has over 30 years’ experience in northern, urban and Aboriginal communities where she has provided services in capacity building, evaluation, negotiation and training for a variety of organizations and businesses. Her professional interests include economic and community development, women’s health and healing research, youth leadership and alternate medicine. Her diverse background includes project management for family violence prevention programs, youth mental health programs, employment readiness programs, International Education programs and health policy development.

On a volunteer basis, Judy has offered her services as a strategist, advisor and advocate with responsibility for the development and implementation of community-based initiatives for non-profit organizations. She has provided leadership for the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Women’s Circle Corporation, the Native Women’s Association of Canada and the Canadian Council for Homeopathic Medicine. As well, she is a community representative on the Provincial Partnership for Missing Persons and an executive member of the Saskatchewan Sisters in Spirit. In acknowledgement, she received both the Saskatchewan Centennial Leadership Medal and the Commemorative Medal for the Centennial of Saskatchewan which recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the province.

Judy lives in Yorkton with her family. She enjoys golfing and jigging and is a passionate advocate of ending violence against Aboriginal women and girls.