News Sue Shikaze announced as Minden’s Pan Am Games torch bearer SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Thursday, Apr. 23rd, 2015 Minden’s torch bearer for the Pan Am Games has been announced, and it’s local health promoter, Sue Shikaze. She works with our local health unit and is the chair of Communities in Action and the Cycling Coalition. Nominations for torchbearers opened in October, and Shikaze was put forward. The local community planning team made the final decision. She’ll be carrying the torch through Minden on June 4.