Thursday, August 28, 2014


Lord, we join together in praying for MLA: Warren Steinley and thanking You for his leadership in Regina Walsh Acres.We pray that You would continue to influence him in his daily life so that decisions made would reflect Your love toward people in his community. We ask that You would give him patience and understanding as he encounters any obstacles and hurdles along the way. In the name of Jesus, Amen.

Warren Steinley was first elected in the constituency of Regina Walsh Acres in the 2011 provincial election.

Warren grew up on a dairy farm near Rush Lake where he did everything from milking cows to marketing breeding stock at exhibitions across Western Canada.

Warren then graduated with an Honours Degree in Political Science from the University of Regina where he was a member of the Cougars Track and Field team. He also co-founded the local Saskatchewan Party Campus Club.

After university, Warren combined his farm background and his commitment to public service by spending a summer as an intern in the Minister of Agriculture's office in Ottawa. He then worked within the Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification's office during the fall of 2008.

Warren worked in various government roles with the latest one being Director of Research in the Caucus office prior to being elected on November 7, 2011.

Warren, his wife Larissa and their son, Nickson reside in Regina.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Father, we thank You for MLA: Cathy Sproule and the accomplishments she has already made in our Legislature. We pray for compassion and a renewal of strength as she deals with the demands of meeting the needs of the people in her riding. We ask Lord that You surround her with people that would support and encourage her in all that she does. In your name we pray. Amen.

Cathy Sproule was elected to represent the constituency of Saskatoon Nutana in 2011.

Born and raised on a farm in southern Saskatchewan, Cathy Sproule worked as a lawyer for the federal government as an aboriginal law specialist prior to being elected.

Cathy co-founded the Ness Creek Music Festival in 1991, and the Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Festival in 2006. She organizes music workshops, dances, and concerts around the province to keep a part of Saskatchewan's history alive. She is an accomplished fiddle player, and the house accompanist for the Saskatoon Fiddle Orchestra.

Cathy is bilingual and holds bachelor degrees in Education, Law, and Arts from the University of Saskatchewan. She co-owns Ness Core Ventures, a small business that operates the Nesslin Lake Campgrounds and the Ness Creek Site.

 Cathy has two sons.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Lord, we lift up MLA: Laura Ross to You in prayer for continued blessings and joy in her life. We pray that You would surround her with peace and love throughout her daily activities as she balances work and family life. We ask for wisdom and courage as she serves on various committees and with Human Services, influencing decisions in a positive way. Thank You for the work she is doing already in her community. We pray in your precious name Jesus. Amen.

Laura was first elected as an MLA for Regina Qu’Appelle Valley constituency in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011. She was appointed Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Health, responsible for retention and recruitment of nurses, long-term care and the reduction of surgical wait times. She was also Minister of Government Services.

Laura currently serves on the caucus’ policy committee on human services and the legislature’s Standing Committee on Human Services, is a member of the board of directors of the Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan and is a member of the creative industries cabinet committee.

Laura is a founding member of the Saskatchewan Chapter of Equal Voice and serves as a role model and mentor to young women interested in professional and political lives. Laura also was instrumental in the development of Regina’s first Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build project in 2011 and she sat on a committee to spearhead the Habitat for Humanity Mountie House.

Laura Ross was born and raised on the family farm near Yorkton and attended the University of Regina where she obtained a B.A. in geography and sociology. For more than twenty years Laura was a licensed realtor in Regina specializing in residential properties. Prior to her success as a realtor, she operated her own catering company and farmed with her husband Terry.

Laura and her husband currently reside in Regina. They have one son.

Monday, August 25, 2014


Father, we thank You for the Honorable Jim Rieter MLA for Rosetown-Elrose and pray that You would continue to guide him as he makes decisions based on the needs of the people in his community and our province. Thank You for the wisdom You have granted him and the integrity he exhibits as he serves as Minister in his areas of responsibility. May You give him the strength and boldness he needs to stand for the rights and justice of those in his constituency. All these things we ask You in Your name, Jesus.

Jim Reiter was first elected as the MLA for Rosetown-Elrose in the 2007 provincial election and was re-elected in 2011. 

Professionally, Jim has extensive experience in municipal governance. He was the long-time administrator for the Rural Municipalities of Marriott and Pleasant Valley. He has served as director, Vice-President, and President of the Rural Municipal Administrators' Association (RMAA), as well as executive director.

Among his educational accomplishments is a Senior Certificate in Local Government Administration from the University of Regina. He also served six years on the U of R Senate. Jim has served his community as a Justice of the Peace and marriage commissioner.

Jim served as the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Education with specific responsibility for the Property Tax Initiative. His report formed the basis for the largest education property tax cut in a single year in the province's history. Jim served as the Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and the Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Transportation Company.

Jim currently serves as Minister of Government Relations, Minister Responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs, and Minister Responsible for SaskEnergy.

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Dear God, Thank You for MLA: Kevin Phillips and all that he brings to the government of Saskatchewan. We pray that You will continue to bless him in everything that he undertakes. Help him to have the courage and wisdom necessary to fill his role in the legislature and to the people in his constituency. Let his best intentions come to fruition and may he be encouraged by what he has accomplished for the people of this province. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen.

Kevin has lived in his constituency for most of his life. He worked in business and advertising, including being a partner with the Melfort Journal for over 25 years and sitting on the board of the Canadian Community Newspaper Association and the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association. Most recently he was a partner in an automotive dealership. Kevin served for five years as mayor of Melfort during which time he lead a period of tremendous growth in residential and commercial areas of the city of Melfort. He was also vice-chair of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association SUMAssure Reciprocal Insurance company.

Kevin has been very involved in the Melfort community. He is a past president and life member of the Kinsmen club of Melfort and previously served as a board member, finance chairman and chairman of the board of the then Melfort school division. 

Kevin and his wife April together have four children and seven grandchildren. 

Kevin is the vice-chair of the caucus’ policy committee on intergovernmental affairs and justice, and a member of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Dear Lord, we pray that You would bless and encourage MLA: Roger Parent. Give him wisdom and peace as he serves his constituents from Saskatoon Meewasin. We ask that You give him a capacity to quickly understand emerging issues and the wisdom to deal with the particularly tricky problems. Give him and his family a refreshing and relaxing end of summer season. Amen.

Roger Parent was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in the 2011 provincial election for the Saskatoon Meewasin constituency.

Prior to entering politics, Roger was a business consultant working with a variety of organizations developing aboriginal businesses around the province. Roger spent many years prior to aboriginal business development in project management and as technical advisor in equipment and building services. He is a graduate of SIAST in mechanical engineering technology and a graduate from the University of Saskatchewan in Business Administration. Roger also graduated from Purchasing Management Association of Canada at the University of Saskatchewan.

He has been involved with several initiatives within the community, including Canadian institute of Management, Purchasing Management Association of Canada, SREDA Aboriginal Economic Development committee, the Saskatoon Homelessness Initiative partnership, and most recently as a board member for the Saskatchewan Housing Corporation. Provincially Roger has been on the board of directors for the Saskatchewan Economic Development Association, Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers, Action Saskatchewan Summit committee, Northern Apprenticeship committee and the Northern Labour Market committee.

Roger and his wife Sheila have lived most of their lives in Saskatoon, in the Meewasin constituency.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Dear Lord. We ask that You would keep blessing MLA: Greg Ottenbreit and his family with health, happiness, and a steadfast commitment to the people of his riding and the people of Saskatchewan. Give him the strength to help those in need that he encounters and may he continue to gain a deep sense of personal satisfaction from his philanthropic work. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.

Greg was first elected as the MLA for Yorkton in the 2007 provincial election and was re-elected in 2011. Born in Regina, Greg has lived in Yorkton for most of his life, and has always been involved in his community. Prior to being elected, Greg owned and operated Ottenbreit Waste Systems, a private environmental and waste disposal business.

Greg has been married to his high school sweetheart, Leone, for over 26 years, and has two daughters, Katelin and Rayanne. In 1998, the couple started Brayden Ottenbreit Close Cuts for Cancer, an event that encourages volunteers to shave their head to raise money for cancer research and local initiatives. The charity, which has raised almost $700,000, is named in honour of their son Brayden who lost his battle with cancer in 2000 at age 5.

Greg and Leone received the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal in 2005 for their community involvement and volunteerism. Greg was recognized in 2012 with the Hal Rogers Fellow Award, the highest honour presented by the Kinsmen of Canada.

Greg has served as the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Social Services, Community Based Organizations initiative and as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Environment, Recycling. In June 2010, he was appointed as Legislative Secretary to the Premier for Vulnerable Youth. Greg has served as Chair of the caucus' standing policy committee on human services and the Chair of the legislature's Standing Committee on Human Services. He has served as Deputy Government Whip and was appointed as Whip in May of 2012.

Monday, August 18, 2014


Dear God, we ask You to favour MLA: Rob Norris with special and keen insight into all the challenges he is working on. Give him wisdom and courage as he serves Saskatoon Greyston and the province. Bless his family with health, protection, and wonderful memories of the summer. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

Rob Norris was born in Edmonton, Alberta, raised in Red Deer, and completed post-secondary education in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. He moved to Saskatchewan in 1994.

From 1997 to 1999, he served as a Legislative Assistant within the Canadian House of Commons; his primary duties related to foreign policy. In February 1999, Rob started with University of Saskatchewan International. Between 2004 and 2007, Rob served as the co-ordinator of Global Relations at the U of S and was responsible for helping to shape and sustain strategic partnerships with public and private stakeholders.

Rob has an M.A. (Alberta, with courses completed in Saskatchewan) and a B.A. with distinction (Lethbridge) in political science. As a student at the U of S, he participated in Saskatchewan consultations regarding the Calgary Declaration. Rob has published several pieces in the popular press and academic journals.

Rob was first elected to the legislature for Saskatoon Greystone in the 2007 provincial election and was re-elected in 2011. Rob has served as Minister of Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Power Corporation, and Minister Responsible for Innovation, among other responsibilities. He served as Legislative Secretary for First Nations and Metis Engagement and Legislative Secretary for International Trade and Education.

Currently, Rob is the vice-chair of the Public Sector Bargaining committee and participates on the Cabinet committee on Children and Youth. He was recently the vice-chair of the Aboriginal Youth Task Force.

Rob is married to Dr. Martha Smith-Norris, a history professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Their daughter, Jacqueline, is in high school. 

Sunday, August 17, 2014


Dear Lord, thank You for MLA: John Nilson and all that he has contributed to Saskatchewan. We pray that his summer will have been restful and invigorating as he heads into the upcoming fall season. We pray You will give him all the strength and wisdom he requires to serve his constituents of Regina Lakeview and to fulfill his roles in the legislature. Bless he and his family with health, focus and a deep sense of purpose. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen.

John T. Nilson was born in Saskatoon and raised in western Canada. John obtained his education at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, University of Oslo, Norway, and St. Olaf College in Minnesota, prior to obtaining his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1977. He was admitted to the Bar in British Columbia in 1978 and in Saskatchewan in 1979. He practiced law and mediation with MacPherson, Leslie & Tyerman from 1978 until he was elected as MLA for the Regina Lakeview Constituency in June, 1995 and re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011.

John was first appointed to cabinet as Minister of Justice and Attorney General in November, 1995 and has also served in several portfolios including Crown Investments Corporation, Health, and Environment. In 2007 he served as opposition critic for Intergovernmental Affairs and served as interim Leader of the Official Opposition from 2011 to March 9, 2013.

He and his wife, Linda, have two daughters, Ingrid and Solveig. They live in Regina Lakeview, near the Legislature, and farm north of Parkbeg.

Thursday, August 14, 2014


Father, we bring MLA: Honourable Scott Moe to Your throne today and ask that You would surround him with Your peace and mercy.  Thank You for all he does for his province and his willingness to serve his constituency of Rosthern-Shellbrook.  We ask that You would also bless him with quality time with his wife Krista and their children this summer.  We pray this all in Your precious Name, Amen

Scott Moe was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in the 2011 provincial election for the Rosthern-Shellbrook constituency.

Scott was born and raised in the constituency on a grain farm between Shellbrook and Parkside. Currently, Scott and his wife Krista live in Shellbrook with their two children. As a family, they enjoy many outdoor activities in what he describes as the irreplaceable landscape of Saskatchewan.

Scott was educated at the University of Saskatchewan where he received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. Scott has been active in the community through his work with the Economic Development Corporation, the Shellbrook and District Health Services Project Inc., and the Shellbrook and District Physician Recruitment committee. He has also volunteered his time to work with local hockey and softball associations.

Scott served as a member of the legislature’s Standing Committee of Crown and Central Agencies and was Deputy Chair of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

On June 5, 2014 he was appointed Minister of Environment and Minister Responsible for SaskWater and the Water Security Agency.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014


We pray today for MLA:  Honourable Don Morgan.  We ask that as he serves the people of Saskatchewan as Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety that You would give him divine strategies and wisdom that would benefit the workers of Saskatchewan and keep them safe while they work.  Bless him as he serves the people of his constituency and his province. We ask this in the name of Jesus, Amen.
Don Morgan was born, raised and educated in Saskatoon. He graduated from the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, in 1978 and practiced law in Saskatoon from 1979 to 1988. Between 1988 and 1992 he was chairman and CEO of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission. He was appointed as Queen's Counsel in 1990. Don also served on the Saskatoon Public School Board from 1999 to 2003 including a term as board Chair. He practiced law in Saskatoon from 1992 until 2007.
Don was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in November 2003 representing the constituency of Saskatoon Southeast. He was re-elected in the 2007 and 2011 provincial elections. During his term in opposition, Don served as critic for Justice, deputy critic for First Nations and Métis Relations, Opposition Deputy House Leader, and sat on the legislature’s Standing Committee on Private Bills. After the 2007 election he served as Minister of Justice until the spring of 2012, and in 2010 the portfolio of Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety was added to his responsibilities.
In the cabinet shuffle of May 2012 Don retained his position of Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety and also became Minister of Advanced Education.
In the cabinet shuffle of September 2013 Don relinquished his portfolio of Advanced Education, retained his position of Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety and added the position of Minister of Education.
Don and his wife, Sandy, are long-time residents in the Lakeridge area of Saskatoon.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Heavenly Father, thank You for MLA: Warren Michelson.  We ask that he would experience Your blessing and goodness in his life and work in exciting ways this week.  Grant him tremendous wisdom and insight as he serves and represents the people of Moose Jaw North.   We ask this in Jesus' name. Amen.

Warren Michelson was first elected to represent the constituency of Moose Jaw North in 2007, and re-elected in 2011.

He is the Chair of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice and a member of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts. His responsibilities include co-chairing the Saskatchewan Construction Panel made up of professional organizations and government representatives in support of a stable and healthy Saskatchewan Construction Industry.

Prior to being elected, Warren worked in the communication industry of television, radio and newspaper in a variety of management positions in several Saskatchewan communities including Estevan, Weyburn, Regina, Melfort, Saskatoon, and Swift Current before moving to Moose Jaw in 1997 as manager of Radio Station CHAB.

Warren served on the board of directors of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce for 13 years, serving as provincial president in 2004-05.
From 2000 to 2006, Warren held a seat on the Senate of the University of Regina.

Warren's commitments to community volunteer service include being a past Member of the Moose Jaw Hospital Foundation Board, and a past director of the Moose Jaw Chamber of Commerce. He is the co-founder and past chairperson of the Moose Jaw Business Network. He also takes an active part in the lay ministries of his church. 

His many accomplishments and leadership capabilities were recognized in Saskatchewan Business magazine when he was acknowledged as one of "Saskatchewan's Men of Influence" in March of 2004.

Warren and his wife Debbie have four adult children and four grandchildren, all living in Saskatchewan.

Monday, August 11, 2014


Lord, we thank You for people like MLA: Paul Merriman who have elected to serve their fellow citizens in Saskatchewan by serving in our legislature. We pray that the wisdom that he has gained in the private sector in generating cost savings will be put to use in governmental projects and initiatives. May You lead him to those individuals, groups and organizations that will work with him in getting all his objectives met. Keep him his family safe. In Jesus' name. Amen.  

Paul Merriman was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in the 2011 provincial election for the Saskatoon Sutherland constituency.

Born and raised in Toronto, Paul moved to Saskatchewan with his family in 1988. His father, Ted Merriman, served as the MLA for Saskatoon Northwest for one term from 2003 to 2007. His father’s involvement in politics piqued his interest in politics.

Paul has lived and worked in Saskatoon since 1994. Recently, he was the executive director of the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre. During his tenure with the food bank, Paul has worked diligently to increase funding and decrease costs. Prior to his employment with the food bank, he was employed with SaskEnergy for eight years setting up a province-wide salvage operation of used material that generated corporate savings for the Crown Corporation in excess of $8 million. He has also operated two small businesses.

Paul and his wife, Leane Durand, a small business owner herself, have four children.

Sunday, August 10, 2014


Father, we thank You for MLA: Don McMorris and his leadership in the province of Saskatchewan. We pray that You would be with him as his guide as he handles all of the portfolios that he has been asked to oversee. May his team give him all the support, backing and encouragement that he requires to be sucessful. We thank You for his wisdom and ask that You would give him increased understanding of those issues that come before him.  We pray also that You would bless and protect him and those in his family. We ask this in the name of Jesus! Amen.

Don McMorris was raised in southern Saskatchewan’s Indian-Head Milestone constituency and maintains strong connections to the communities and people of the area. He graduated from Milestone High School, later worked with the Prairie View School Division, and managed the family farm in the Lewvan area.

Throughout the years, Don has always focused on serving the people of our province. After many years with the Saskatchewan Safety Council, he was elected to the Legislature as the MLA of Indian Head-Milestone in 1999. He was re-elected in 2003, 2007, and 2011 provincial election.

Don has served as Minister of Health and Minister of Highways and Infrastructure. In June 2014, he was appointed Minister of Crown Investments and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Government Insurance, Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, Public Service Commission, and the Lean Initiative.

Don remains very active in the community along with his wife Cindy and their two sons.


Wednesday, August 6, 2014


Lord, we ask that You would continue to give MLA: Warren McCall the strength, wisdom, courage and joy that he requires in order to serve the province of Saskatchewan where, when and how he desires. May You also give him fresh vision and direction for the next session of the the legislature. Give him a wonderful summer where he gets much done in his riding and yet still has numerous times of refreshing and relaxation with those closest to him. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen. 

Warren McCall is proud to call north central Regina home. It is the neighbourhood where he was born and raised, and is the largest community in Regina Elphinstone-Centre. 

First elected in a February 2001 by-election, McCall has subsequently been returned to the Legislative Assembly by the people of Elphinstone-Centre in the 2003, 2007, and 2011 general elections. He is proud of the fact that he has been voted “Best Regina MLA” seven years in a row by the readers of Regina’s Prairie Dog Newsmagazine. 

McCall is the Opposition House Leader and is the official opposition critic for Advanced Education, SaskTel, Central Services, the Lean Initiative, Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation, and the Provincial Capital Commission. Aussi, il est le Président de la section de la Saskatchewan de l’Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie (APF). 

McCall holds a Bachelor of Arts in Canadian history from the University of Regina. He volunteers for a number of organizations and community events, including Habitat for Humanity, Regina Folk Festival, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Albert Library Community Council, Canadian Blood Service, CIBC Run for the Cure, and the North Central Community Association. 

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

MLA: Russ Marchuk - Regina Douglas Park

Father, we are thankful for MLA: Russ Marchuk and that he has devoted his entire career to the public sector of our great province. We thank You for the loyalty, dedication and integrity that has shown in any capacity that he has served in. We pray that You will continue to see that he receives encouragement, support and backing from his staff and collegues in the legislature in order to accomplish those things that You have given him to implement. Protect his family and give them many refreshing times together this summer.  In Jesus' name. Amen. 

Russ Marchuk was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in the 2011 provincial election for the constituency of Regina Douglas Park.
From his beginnings in Regina Douglas Park, Russ went on to a thirty-year career with the Regina public schools in a variety of capacities, including: teacher, vice-principal and principal at a number of Regina elementary and secondary schools; school board trustee; and, vice-chair and Chair of the Regina Public School Board. Russ also served as an education consultant with First Nations’ schools in the Treaty 4 area, a position he held from 2001 until 2011.
Russ is a strong community leader and passionate about his community, his city and his province. Russ has acted as the logistics coordinator for the Office of the Provincial Secretary for six royal visits and a number of national conferences. In 2005 Russ was presented the Royal Victorian Medal (silver) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for service to Her Majesty and members of the royal family. He has also served as a public representative on two committees with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association.
He currently serves on the cabinet committee on Saskatchewan Child & Family Agenda, the Intergovernmental Affairs & Justice caucus policy committee, as well as the legislatures Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice. He is also the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Education.
Russ and his wife Karen have four children. He enjoys golfing, kite skiing and cooking.

Monday, August 4, 2014


Thank you for MLA: Gene Makowsky and his work as the MLA for Regina Dewdney. We pray that You will give him a depth of wisdom and courage that only You can give as he fills his role in the Legislature.  Continue to give him a clear sense of how he can best prioritize and focus his time in the coming legislative sessions. Bless his family with a great summer of fun and rest.In Jesus' name we pray, Amen. 

Gene was first elected to the Legislature in the 2011 provincial election. He currently sits on the legislature’s Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies and the caucus’ standing committee on crown and central agencies. In May 2012, Gene was appointed Deputy Whip.

Gene graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996 where he received his bachelor’s degree in education with distinction. He is best known for his 17 years playing offensive line with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Lineman twice, a CFL All-Star five times and helped lead the Riders to a Grey Cup in 2007.

Known as a quiet leader, Gene is committed to giving back to the community. In the off-season he worked as a substitute teacher in the Regina Public School System and always attends as many charity and community events as possible. In 2008, Gene was hired by the provincial government to work with minor football to help aspiring players at the grassroots level in Saskatchewan excel on the football field.

Gene and his wife Tami call Regina home with their three boys, Nicholas, Ryan and Blake.

Sunday, August 3, 2014


Our Dear  Heavenly Father, we come to You today on behalf of MLA: Greg Lawrence who serves in the constituency of Moose Jaw Wakamow. We thank you Lord as he serves on the Standing Committee on Human Services and has specific responsibilities in foster and child care. We thank You that he has taken on these important duties and pray that You will give him effective strategies to meet the needs in these two areas. Lord, give him patience, love and understanding in all that he does.  We thank You also for his family and may You continue to bless and keep them in your care.  We ask this in the Name of Jesus, Amen.

Greg Lawrence was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in the 2011 provincial election for the Moose Jaw Wakamow constituency. Greg currently is a member of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Human Services and is currently serving as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Social Services with specific responsibilities in foster and child care.

Greg was born in Bienfait, Saskatchewan and was raised in the Estevan area spending many years working in the oil industry. He moved his family to Moose Jaw in 2003 after spending an incredible weekend there as a tourist. It was there he began his employment with SaskTel. Prior to entering politics, he was a customer service technician with SaskTel as well as the vice-president for the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Local 3, and also served as the union’s grievance coordinator.

Greg, who has been involved with politics since 2007, is particularly impressed by the government’s commitment to the Métis people of Saskatchewan.

He is the former President of the Southern Plains Métis Local 160, and former Deputy Commanding Officer of the #40 Royal Canadian Air Cadets in Moose Jaw. He spent many years volunteering at the YMCA teaching martial arts and also enjoyed coaching minor baseball.

Greg and his wife Marjorie have three sons and one foster son.