The Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA) was incorporated in 1980 as a non-profit, non-government organization that exists to educate, inform and empower through law-related education.
PLEA can help members of the public by providing general legal information, suggesting resources, and telling people about different options for obtaining legal advice. PLEA can help people…
PLEA's primary core funder, the Law Foundation of Saskatchewan, has provided continuing and generous support to our organization since the beginning. PLEA is also the designated recipient of the Department of Justice (Canada) public legal education and information funding and receives support from Saskatchewan Justice. Additionally PLEA enjoys the support of the Law Society of Saskatchewan, Canadian Bar Association (Saskatchewan Branch), College of Law, Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, Saskatoon Public Library and public libraries and regional colleges throughout the province.
Executive Director: Joel Janow (B.A., LL.B.)
President: Maya Scott; representing Law Society of Saskatchewan
Vice-President: Shaela Marie Verma; Individual Director
Secretary/Treasurer: Victoria Elliott-Erickson; Individual Director
Candace Guist; Individual Director
Ian Hingley; Individual Director
Melanie Hodges Neufeld; representing Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice
Allison Katarey; Individual Director
Jeff Lubyk; Individual Director
Jayne Mallin; representing Legal Aid Saskatchewan
Alan Rankine; representing Canadian Bar Association
Theressa Slind; representing Saskatoon Public Library
Doug Surtees; representing College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
Darlene Wingerak; Individual Director
PLEA's Safety Planning Tool is designed to help people dealing with violent relationships by providing them with strategies to increase their safety. By answering anonymous and confidential questions about their situation people can create a safety plan specific to their situation and their needs.