Commission of Inquiry Into Matters Releating to the Death of Neil Stonechild

 


COMMISSION COUNSEL AND STAFF

JOEL A. HESJE, Commission Counsel

Mr. Hesje graduated from the University of Saskatchewan (LL.B. and B.A.) in 1983. He articled to the late former Chief Justice Frederick Johnson and former Chief Justice Mary Batten, of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan and was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1984. Hesje joined the firm of McKercher McKercher and Whitmore in 1986 and has been a partner since 1990.

Hesje practices in the area of Civil Litigation. He has extensive experience in the trial and appellate courts of Saskatchewan and has appeared as counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Hesje has been a sessional lecturer at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, and has presented numerous papers at Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Seminars and Canadian Bar Association meetings. He is currently a Director of the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society, and a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
 


CANDACE CONGRAM, Executive Director

Candace Congram comes to the Commission from the Communications and Public Education branch of Saskatchewan Justice and Saskatchewan Corrections and Public Safety. Previously, Ms.Congram held a Director position for a Saskatchewan Communications firm and has served as a Communications Consultant for private and non-profit agencies.  Ms. Congram is currently a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).


DAVID STACK, Assistant Commission Counsel

David Stack graduated from the University of Saskatchewan (LL.B. [great distinction] and B.A. [great distinction]) in 1999. Mr. Stack joined the firm of McKercher McKercher & Whitmore in 1999 and articled under John R. Beckman, Q.C.

Mr. Stack practices in the area of Civil Litigation. He has experience in all levels of court in Saskatchewan and has appeared as assistant counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada.

In 2001-2002, Mr. Stack lectured at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan as Assistant Professor of Law. He has prepared a number of articles for publication by the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Seminars, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Saskatchewan Law Review. He is currently a member of the Canadian Bar Association.


MELVA OLSEN
Secretary/Receptionist

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