Monday, December 11, 2017

MLA Lisa Lambert, Saskatoon Churchill-Wildwood

Ms. Lambert, thank you for your willingness to service as an MLA. You have served your community and many others faithfully for many years, and now you have stepped up to be of service to the Province of Saskatchewan. May God, who oversees the affairs of man give you wisdom and understanding as you serve faithfully from the place you now stand.

Lisa Lambert was elected MLA for Saskatoon Churchill-Wildwood in the 2016 provincial election.  Raised in Saskatoon’s Brevoort Park neighbourhood, Lisa has deep roots in the constituency. She spent over 30 years working at CTV Saskatoon and was president of the CTV Staff Association for many years.

She served four terms as a Catholic school board trustee. She was a board member of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association and was selected to serve on two advisory groups for the Saskatchewan School Boards Association.
She currently serves Saskatchewan as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Education for curriculum development and consultation, and as a member of the Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice.  Lisa and her husband Jim have three daughters and four grandchildren.

Friday, December 8, 2017

MLA Delbert Kirsch - Batoche

Dear Lord, thank you so much for MLA Delbert Kirsch. We ask you to meet him at the exact place he is at right now. Be a constant guide both spiritually and professionally. Help him to see the smallest of needs that he has the power to meet. Bless he and his family with a wonderful Christmas season. Amen.

First elected in 2003, Delbert was re-elected in the 2007, 2011, and 2016 provincial elections.  During his term in opposition, Delbert served as the Saskatchewan Party critic for Forestry, deputy critic for Northern Affairs and Industry & Commerce, and as vice-chair of the Standing Committee on the Economy.
Following the formation of a Saskatchewan Party government, Premier Brad Wall asked Delbert to serve as the chair of the legislature's Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice. Delbert was also appointed as Legislative Secretary to the Premier (Saskatchewan Heritage Initiative) and as a Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Corrections, Public Safety and Policing.
Delbert has served Saskatchewan as Deputy Government House Leader, chair of the Private Member’s Committee, a member of the House Services Committee, and as a member of the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies.  Delbert currently serves on the caucus Management Committee. He is the Assembly's Deputy Chair of Committees, and a member of the Privileges Committee and the Standing Committee on the Economy.
Delbert and Valerie have three grown children.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

MLA Warren Kaeding, Melville - Saltcoats

Heavenly Father I pray for Mr. Kaeding, thank You for Your guidance that is upon him . Help him to not get ahead of Your plans, and help him to listen for Your direction. Your ways are perfect, Lord. Thank You for offering gentle grace. In Jesus’ Name, Amen

Warren Kaeding was elected MLA for Melville-Saltcoats in the April 2016 provincial election.  Warren received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan in 1985 and worked as a territory manager for Hoechst AG from 1986-1996. From 1986-2011, Warren was also owner/operator of Wagon Wheel Seed Corporation.
Warren has served as the Executive Director for the Sask Farm Stewardship Association, Advisor to the Agriculture Development Fund, Crop Inspector with Maxcor Ventures, and Business Development Rep for Input Capital. In addition to his busy professional life, Warren is involved in his community as Chair of the local economic development board, elder in his church, member of the Lions Club, and an official with local minor hockey and baseball.
He currently serves Saskatchewan on the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies. Warren and his wife Carla have two adult sons.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

MLA Hon. Nancy Heppner, Martensville - Warman

Dear Lord. We pray today for the Honourable Nancy Heppner. We ask you to give her a wonderful Christmas. May she sense you in her life as a constant companion. May you guide her focus and attention in the challenges of her current portfolio. Bless her with tenacity and clarity at what is best for the people of Saskatchewan. Amen

Nancy's interest in politics was sparked while door-knocking for her father Ben in 1995. In 2001, she began working as the constituency assistant for Carol Skelton, MP for Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar. She later moved to Ottawa to continue to work for Carol Skelton as her legislative assistant on Parliament Hill. Nancy then worked for Leader of the Official Opposition (Stephen Harper) as Question Period Coordinator and remained there until 2005.
Following her work on the 2006 federal election, Nancy became a part of the issues management team for the Right Honourable Stephen Harper in the Prime Minister's Office. Nancy subsequently served as director of communications for the Minister of Canadian Heritage before returning home to Saskatchewan.
Nancy was first elected to the legislature in the Martensville Constituency in a 2007 by-election. She was re-elected in the 2007, 2011, and 2016 provincial elections.
She is currently the Minister of Energy and Resources, and Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission. From 2007 to 2010, Nancy served as Minister of Environment and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation, Saskatchewan Watershed Authority, and the Water Appeal Board. In 2012, Premier Brad Wall appointed Nancy as the Minister of Central Services, the Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission, and the Minister responsible for the Lean Initiative. From 2014 to 2016, she was Minister of Highways and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation. She was previously a member of the Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice.