Vaughn Solomon Schofield has had a successful career in business and has provided leadership to international, national, and provincial organizations.
Mrs. Solomon Schofield is a strong supporter of the Canadian Forces; she is the Provincial Chair of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council and is the Honourary Colonel of 10 Field Artillery Regiment. In acknowledgement of her many contributions, she was awarded the prestigious Canadian Forces
Medallion for Distinguished Service.
In the 1980s, Mrs. 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, Mrs. 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 television talk show for four years in Fort Lauderdale, and was twice voted Florida’s Crime Prevention Woman of the Year. She has served on numerous municipal, provincial and federal Boards.
Mrs. Solomon Schofield received the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal in 2009, the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal in 2005, and the Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. She served as Saskatchewan’s 21 st Lieutenant Governor from March 2012 to March 2018, and served as Chancellor of Saskatchewan Order of Merit.
Mrs. Solomon Schofield was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan and was educated at the University of Saskatchewan Regina Campus and The Rae-Vogue School in Chicago. Prior to her appointment as Lieutenant Governor, she was President and CEO of Western Group of Companies, a business real estate organization holding interests throughout Western Canada. She and her late husband Gordon Schofield have two children and four grandchildren.
Currently Mrs. Solomon Schofield serves as chair of the Saskatchewan Police Commission.