Sandhills Insurance Ltd. was originally established in 1982 as Hawkins Agencies Ltd. by Ray & Sandra Hawkins. Ray and Sandra operated the business until 2006 when it was purchased by Sandhills Credit Union.
Shelley joined the agency on August 26, 2008 after 11 years in the banking industry. She completed her CAIB Designation in March of 2011 and became Manager of Sandhills Insurance in May of 2011. Shelley has been in the customer service Industry for over 30 years! She is committed and dedicated to helping clients. Shelley is also a Notary Public. Shelley has two daughters, Meagan and Lauren and recently became a very proud grandmother to Navada! She lives in Leader with her spouse Wayne. Both of them are huge volunteers within the community of Leader. Shelley enjoys gardening, travelling, camping and taking nature photos. Volleyball is her favorite sport!
Carma joined the agency in 1997 and obtained her General Insurance License in 2001. Carma has extensive experience with Motor Vehicle License Issuing and Investment areas. Carma’s duties include all customer account processes. Carma & Kevin live in Mendham and have one daughter, Lexi. Carma’s education includes a Diploma in Agriculture Business with a major in finance from Olds College 1997, and obtained the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in March 2012. She is also a notary public. Carma enjoys travelling, camping, fishing, and spending time with her family.
Roxana joined the agency in March 2006 and obtained her General Insurance License that same year. She completed CAIB 2 in November 2011. Roxana is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA/CMA) with responsibility for the general accounting, receivables and bookkeeping duties. Roxana does motor vehicle transactions but is also involved in hail and travel insurance matters. Roxana has four grown children living in China (Kiera), California (Garreth) and Saskatchewan (Aidan, Kaona). She is also grandma to Owen, Kaeya and Eva. The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is an organization which she supports through the local SW Growing project (as treasurer) and internationally as an accountant doing financial health checks on recipient organizations. She continues her community service through a number of local church and community groups.
Dawn joined Sandhills Insurance in June of 2016. In July she became a Certified License Issuer for SGI. On September 29, 2016 she received her Level 1 License after completing CAIB 1, Restricted Auto exam and GIC bylaws exam. Her duties in the office include handling the front counter motor vehicle transactions, answering the phone and filing. Dawn is married to Vern for 31 years and they have two sons, Devan and Kameren, who live in the Saskatoon area. Dawn enjoys gardening, cooking, crafts, reading, photography and fishing.