About Sandhills Insurance
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 32 years! She is committed and dedicated to helping clients. Shelley is also a Notary Public. Shelley has two daughters, Meagan and Lauren and is a very proud Nanny to Navada, Errett, Wyatt and Sophie. Shelley enjoys gardening, travelling, camping and taking nature photos. Volleyball is her favorite sport! She lives in Leader with her spouse Wayne Hittel.
Carma joined the agency in 1997 and obtained her General Insurance licence in 2001. Carma has extensive experience in motor vehicle licence issuing. Carma’s duties include all customer account processes. Carma and 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 with honours. She is also a Notary Public. Carma enjoys travelling, fishing, spending time in nature and being with her family.
Jenna joined the agency on April 12,2021. She completed her CAIB 1 in April 2021. Jenna’s post secondary education is Physical and Occupational therapy assistant and dental assistant. She was previously employed at Fox Valley RM filling in for a maternity leave. She will be responsible for the general accounting duties of the office and insurance clerk. Jenna has two children Tenley and Jace. She is treasurer for the minor hockey board and is also on the minor ball board. Jenna enjoys being busy with her children activities, being outdoors with her dogs, and golfing. She is excited to begin her career with Sandhills Insurance and continuing her education in the insurance profession.
Dawn joined Sandhills Insurance in June of 2016. Her duties in the office include handling the front counter, motor vehicle transactions, answering the phone and filing. Dawn has been married to Vern for 36 years and they have two sons, Devan and Kameren, with his wife Taylor and new grandson Kashton, who all live in Saskatoon. They have lived in Leader since 2013. Dawn enjoys gardening, cooking, crafts, reading, photography, camping and fishing. She has been an active member of Riverhills Lions since 2014.