Shawna Nelson

2016-17 Chair

2017ShawnaWShawna Nelson is the Chair of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, as well as Director of Sales and Marketing at the Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon.

A sales and marketing professional with over 23 years of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry, Shawna has worked with many major brands in the hotel market.

Through her strategic leadership she has developed engaged and passionate teams, delivering effective results in sales, marketing, and in maintaining market share in competitive and growing marketplaces. 

Shawna has been very involved in giving back to her community through volunteering on various board positions and participation on many organizations which include; Lawson Heights School Home and School Association and School Community Council, Past President of the Saskatoon Women’s Network, Member of the National Convention Advisory Council and the Marketing Council with Tourism Saskatoon, Board of Director for the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce and was the Chair of the Future Opportunities Committee and is currently the hostess of Shaken with a Twist a monthly networking event, Board of Director on The Princess Shop, Chair of the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan Jeans and Jewels Major Fundraiser Gala,  Chair of Children’s Discovery Museum What’s for Dinner  Major Fundraiser, Board of Director of Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, Event Coordinator of North Saskatoon Business Association’s Popcorn and Entrepreneurship Event,  Volunteer Chair for the Canadian Country Music Awards 2012 and 2017.  

She is Chair of the SCC Youth, Education and Training Expert committee.  

She enjoys relaxing at the family cabin at Candle Lake, playing the odd golf game and recently has been enjoying being a “swim mom” as her daughter is a competitive swimmer with the Saskatoon Goldfins.

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