Don Allen

Assistant Deputy Minister, Housing Programs and Finance
Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services

DONALLEN grew up in Manitoba, but has called Saskatchewanhome since 1991. He is a CPA, CMA and holds a Master of Business Administrationdegree. He has worked in a number of industries in Manitoba, Saskatchewan andOntario. After almost 25 years in the private sector, Don joined the Governmentof Saskatchewan in 2001. For the next eight years, Don enjoyed his role asChief Financial Officer for the Ministry of Social Services and SaskatchewanHousing Corporation. Since December 2009, Don has served as the AssistantDeputy Minister of Social Services’ Housing Division and President and ChiefExecutive Officer of Saskatchewan Housing Corporation. Don works acrossgovernment and with industry stakeholders to meet the demand for housing acrossSaskatchewan.  In his role with theSaskatchewan Housing Corporation, the largest landlord in Saskatchewan, Donwelcomes the opportunity to help provide housing to those in need. Don lives inRegina and is married with two grown sons.