The City is delighted to announce the appointment of Roxane Melnyk as the new Director of Recreation & Community Services. Roxane is set to officially assume her role on November 6th, where she will be responsible for all city-owned parks, facilities, and recreational programming for the City of Martensville.
Roxane, a University of Saskatchewan graduate, holds a degree in Physical Education with a specialization in sports administration. Her enduring passion for sports, culture, and recreation has been a driving force in both her personal and professional life. Taking on the role in Martensville, Melnyk noted, “I am thrilled about the chance to join the team in Martensville. I look forward to working with the staff to ensure Martensville continues to be a place where people can live, work, and play”.
Before joining the City of Martensville, Roxane held the position of Recreation Services Manager with the City of Saskatoon, amassing over two decades of experience in recreation and facilities. Her expertise extends to project management, employee supervision, and service contracts.
Tanya Garost, the City Manager, expressed her excitement and satisfaction with Roxane’s addition to our leadership team, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Roxane to the City of Martensville. Her extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge in various aspects of the recreation and community services field, coupled with her experience in managing a diverse employee base and user groups, will be a valuable asset to our community.”
This appointment became available due to the retirement of the previous director, Ted Schaeffer, who served with the City since 2018. We extend our gratitude to Ted for his years of dedicated service and hard work.