Her Honour the Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan – Biography

CFLC Saskatchewan Chair

Vaughn Solomon Schofield has had a successful career in business and has provided leadership to international, national, and provincial organizations.

Ms. Solomon Schofield is a strong supporter of the Canadian Armed Forces; she served as the Provincial Chair of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council and is currently the Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of 38 Service Battalion. In acknowledgement of her many contributions, she was awarded the prestigious Canadian Armed Forces Medallion for Distinguished Service.

In the 1980s, Ms. Solomon Schofield was Chair of the Board for a 200,000 member crime prevention organization. She travelled throughout North and South America to establish Crime Watch groups. Fluent in English and Spanish, Ms. Solomon Schofield worked with the government of Guayaquil, Ecuador to establish their Crime Watch group and acted as an interpreter. She also hosted a Crime Prevention talk show in Fort Lauderdale, and was twice voted Florida's Crime Prevention Woman of the Year.

Ms. Solomon Schofield received the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal in 2009, the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal in 2005, and is the Chancellor of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. She was sworn in as Saskatchewan's 21st Lieutenant Governor on March 22, 2012.

Her Honour was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan and was educated at the University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus and The Rae-Vogue School in Chicago, where she earned a degree in Fashion Merchandising. She and her husband Gordon Schofield have a home in the Town of Regina Beach. Their daughter Dr. Whitney Wignall is a pediatric dentist and lives with her husband Simon and their two sons in Maine; their son George Solomon Schofield has a degree in Business Administration and is the Mayor of Regina Beach.

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