Luther College, LC 210
University of Regina
Regina, SK, S4S 0A2
Tel: 306-337-2511  Fax: 306-585-5267




Dr. Mary Hampton

Mary Hampton, Ed.D., the Provincial Academic Coordinator for RESOLVE Saskatchewan, retired at the end of September, 2018 after over 10 years of service.  RESOLVE is now in the process of conducting a search for a new leader for RESOLVE Saskatchewan.


Elder Betty McKenna

Elder Betty McKenna is RESOLVE Saskatchewan's Guiding Elder. Elder Betty is from the Aninishnabae Nation, Shoal River Band. She is very knowledgeable on many traditional teachings, which she has learned from her grandmother and also from teachings from various other elders. Betty was appointed by former Premier Roy Romanow to the College of Physicians and Surgeons Council of Saskatchewan and she serves on the National Elders Advisor, Correctional Services Canada as well as numerous other committees.


Ann Bishop

 After almost 11 years of service, Ann Bishop, Project Coordinator retired in April, 2019.  Ann's replacement will be hired once a new Academic Coordinator is found.




Dr. Nicole Letourneau

Nicole Letourneau received her Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Alberta in 1998. She is tenured full Professor at the University of Calgary in the Faculties of Nursing and Medicine (Pediatrics). Currently, she holds the Norlien/ACHF Chair in Parent-Infant Mental Health and previously, she was the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Healthy Child Development. She is PI of the CHILD (Child Health Intervention and Longitudinal Development) Studies Program studying parenting, attachment and child development in the context of family violence, maternal depression, and substance abuse. Her most recent study examines the mediating influence of maternal attachment behaviours on the relationship between maternal mental distress during pregnancy and infant Hypothalmic Pituitary Adrenal axis responses. All of her research is community-based and seeks to develop evidence to guide best practice in parent-child support and intervention. She has received many honours for her scholarly work including being named Canada’s Premier Young Researcher by CIHR (2006), to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 (2007), and to Who’s Who in Canada (2008-). She has published (or in press) over 79 peer-reviewed papers, 14 chapters and book contributions and presented her research over 150 times. As Principal or Co-Principal Investigator she has earned over 5 million dollars from national and regional funders.




Dr. Kendra Nixon

Kendra Nixon is an associate professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Nixon’s overarching research agenda focuses on gender-based violence. This has included research on intimate partner violence, children’s exposure to violence, mothering within the context of violence, child maltreatment, family violence, and sexual exploitation. Dr. Nixon has conducted research within a variety of institutional settings, including child welfare, the police, the civil and criminal courts, and correctional facilities.


Dr. Cheryl Fraehlich

Cheryl Fraehlich, Research Associate at RESOLVE Manitoba, also teaches in the Department of Family Social Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She holds an interdisciplinary PhD with the departments of Social Work, Family Social Sciences and Sociology. In addition to research examining family violence, Cheryl’s research has also included community based projects which examined the educational and employment experiences and the challenges involved in these experiences among Aboriginal adults and youth in Winnipeg. Currently she is working on the Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence project, a project examining the sexual exploitation of young women in northern Manitoba, and an evaluation of an educational program for individuals exiting the sex trade.