We are pleased to announce our new CEO Shawn Fraser

The Board of Directors of the John Howard Society of Saskatchewan (JHSS) is pleased to announce that Shawn Fraser will be assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer for the John Howard Society of Saskatchewan on April 8, 2019.


Shawn served as the Executive Director of Carmichael Outreach, a non-profit in downtown Regina, following which he served as a Regina City Councillor from 2012 to 2016. Shawn is currently serving as the Senior Director of Partnership Initiatives for the YMCA of Regina overseeing the Homelessness Partnership Strategy in Regina and across rural Saskatchewan.


We wish to thank the current Operational Manager, Cindy Babcock, who has done a remarkable job in serving as the lead in the work of the John Howard Society during the transition period. The work of JHSS continues to provide services to the communities of Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon.


The John Howard Society of Saskatchewan (JHSS) is a well-established non-profit provincial organization that provides effective, just, and humane services in response to the causes and consequences of crime, and assists individuals who are at risk or are involved in the criminal justice process.  Because “If Not Us, Then Who”.  The organization is named after John Howard, a philanthropist and early English prison reformer.  JHSS has been incorporated since 1958.

Christine Boyczuk

Board President