Friday, June 30, 2017

MLA -Hon. Bronwyn Eyre - Saskatoon Stonebridge Dakota

Dear Lord. We pray for the Honourable Bronwyn Eyre today and ask you to gift her with new talents that would be necessary for her ministerial role. May she find herself growing in capacity and wisdom as she deeply engages the current challenges. Bless her with a rich spiritual summer filled with memories and rest. Amen.


Bronwyn Eyre was elected MLA for Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota in the 2016 provincial election.
A former radio broadcaster and columnist, Bronwyn also served as a Saskatoon public school board trustee. Previously, she was a senior writer/editor for UK-based legal publications Commercial Lawyer and European Lawyer. She attended McGill University and the University of Saskatchewan (BA’93, LL.B.’96) and speaks French, German, and Italian.
On August 23, 2016, Bronwyn was appointed Minister of Advanced Education.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

MLA - Hon. Dustin Duncan - Weyburn - Big Muddy

Dear Lord. Thank you for the Honourable Dustin Duncan. We pray that you would use him to improve the lives of the people of Saskatchewan. Give him a deeper walk with you, and a heart for those who are rarely heard, but who need to be represented. May his public policy be a true mark of greatness. Amen.

Dustin Duncan was first elected as MLA for the constituency of Weyburn-Big Muddy in a by-election in June 2006 at the age of 26. Dustin was re-elected in the 2007, 2011, and 2016 provincial elections.
In 2016, Dustin was appointed Minister of Energy and Resources, and Minister responsible for SaskEnergy Incorporated and Saskatchewan Telecommunications. He is also a member of the Board of Internal Economy. Previously, he served as Minister of Health, Minister of Environment, and Minister responsible for SaskEnergy and SaskWater. He was first appointed to cabinet in May 2009 as Minister of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport. Prior to being named to cabinet, Dustin served as chair of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies.
Dustin and his wife Amanda were both born, raised, and educated in the Weyburn area. He and Amanda have one son, Jack. Dustin obtained an undergraduate degree in History from the University of Regina.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

MLA - Larry Doke - Cut Knife Turtleford

Dear Lord. We pray for Larry Doke today. May he be increasingly filled with your compassion and your spirit. We ask you to meet him in his work at the legislature. May you direct his attention to the things that are most pressing, which he can make a difference championing. Amen.

First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in the 2011 provincial election, Larry Doke was re-elected in April of 2016.
Larry currently resides in the resort village of Metinota where he has served as a councillor, the director of the West Yellowhead Waste Resource Authority, and as the chair of the Jackfish Lake West Water Utility and Waste Water Utility.
Before moving to Metinota, Larry was the owner/operator of Fairview Dodge in North Battleford. He also took time to be involved in the North Battleford community by sitting as a board member of the local Chamber of Commerce, spending 12 years on the Parks and Recreation Board and 14 years on the board of the North Battleford Golf and Country Club with two years as its president.
Larry has served Saskatchewan as a member of Treasury Board and Investment Board and, in 2014, Premier Wall asked Larry to serve as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Highways. He currently serves as a member of the Public Accounts Committee, and was previously a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy.
Larry and his wife Valerie have two children and five grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys restoring muscle cars, golfing, fishing and volunteering in the Metinota community.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

MLA - Kevin Doherty - Regina Northeast

Dear Lord. Thank you for the Honourable Kevin Doherty. We ask you to give him an extra helping of grace, wisdom and compassion as he navigates the challenges of balancing a budget after a commodity price drop. We know this is really hard, and we pray that he would hear your inspiration and leading as he continues to chart the course for Saskatchewan’s finances in the coming months. Give him a restful summer that includes a deeper spiritual walk. Amen.

First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, Kevin was re-elected in April of 2016.
Kevin currently serves as Saskatchewan’s Minister of Finance. His previous appointments include: Minister of Advanced Education, Minister responsible for SaskTel, Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, and Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission.
Prior to his career in politics, Kevin worked as a division director for Investors Group, the director of government relations for Bayer Healthcare, as well as the manager of provincial relations for GlaxoWellcome, and vice president of corporate relations at SaskPower.
Over the years Kevin has been very involved in the community – he is a former president of the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union, member of the University of Saskatchewan Board of Governors, vice chair of the Hospitals of Regina Foundation, member of the Regina Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and former president of the Saskatchewan Special Olympics.
Kevin grew up on the family farm near Rose Valley, has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and formerly held a certified financial planner designation.
In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time at the cabin in northern Saskatchewan, traveling, golfing, reading, motorcycling, and snowmobiling.

Monday, June 26, 2017

MLA - Mark Docherty - Regina Coronation Park


Dear Lord. Today we pray for Mark Docherty. We ask you to be a vibrant part of his personal and spiritual life. May he easily find your inspiration when seeking your wisdom. Grant him favour with the people that you are guiding him to encounter and keep him from harmful settings that could derail the work you have given him. Amen.


Mark is the MLA for the constituency of Regina Coronation Park, the area where he was born and spent his early life. First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, he was re-elected in 2016.
Mark has worked in many human service roles, including director of Dales House, director of Immigration Settlement, supervisor for Health-Community Care Branch, team leader at the Paul Dojack Youth Centre, and clinical director for Leading Thunderbird Lodge.
He has earned three degrees, including a Bachelor of Science (FNUC), a Bachelor of Human Justice   (U of R) and a Masters of Social Work (U of R). Mark’s interest in education has also led him to teach several courses at the University of Regina and Saskpolytec (SIAST).
He is a founding board member of Street Culture Kids Project Inc. and has served on the board of the North Central Community Association.
Mark has also led a very physically active life representing Saskatchewan at the provincial and national levels in team handball, rugby, and lacrosse. He has competed in triathlons around the world and is a three-time finisher of the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championships.
In 2016, Mark was appointed as Legislative Secretary to the Premier (Immigration and Culture) and is a member of the Standing Committee on Human Services. Prior to this, he served as Saskatchewan's Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission, and Legislative Secretary for Disability Issues.

Friday, June 23, 2017

MLA - Terry Dennis - Canora Pelly

Dear Lord. Thank you for Terry Dennis. We pray that you would give him a growing influence on the affairs of government as well as a wisdom that is necessary for the really tricky problems. Give Terry everything he needs to balance life and public work so that he can truly be a great man. Bless he and his family with a wonderful summer. Amen.



Terry Dennis was elected MLA for Canora-Pelly on April 4, 2016.
Terry has been involved in politics at the civic level, as a Mayor and Town Councilor, for over 20 years. He is also the co-owner of Dennis Foods in Canora.
In addition to his busy professional life, Terry has been involved in the community as a volunteer with the Canora Health Foundation, member of the SaskTel Board of Directors, and various coaching and executive positions with Canora Minor Sports.
Terry currently serves Saskatchewan as a member of the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies.
He and his wife Lorri have two daughters and one son.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

MLA - Dan D'Autremont - Carrington

Dear Lord. We pray today for Dan D’autremont. May you fill his days with meaningful pursuits. We ask that his government talents would be channeled into those areas that he can make the greatest difference. Bless him with a great summer with his family and friends. Amen.



Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Herb graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Brandon University. After graduation he moved to Saskatchewan and, while employed with a financial institution, worked in Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Lloydminster, Swift Current, and North Battleford.
Prior to entering politics, Herb was a realtor in North Battleford where he served with a number of organizations. Herb served three terms as president of the Battlefords Real Estate Board, four years as president of the Saskatchewan Team Penning Association and two years as president of the Canadian Team Penning Association. Herb was also a member of the Town of Battlefords industrial planning committee and served as sports chairman with the Zone Seven winter games.
First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, Herb was re-elected in the 2016 provincial election.
Herb has served Saskatchewan as Government Whip and as a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He was also Minister of Environment, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation, and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Water Security Agency. He is currently a member of the caucus Management Committee, and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
Herb and his wife Linda are proud that their three children – a welder, a chartered accountant, and a pilot – are all living and working in Saskatchewan.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MLA - Herb Cox - The Battlefords

Dear Lord. Thank you for Herb Cox. We thank you for his years of service and also for the service he is yet to render to the people of Saskatchewan. May you bless him with a spiritual edge that keeps the most important things front and centre in his work. May he also have a wonderful family life that exemplifies everything that life has to offer. Amen.


Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Herb graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Brandon University. After graduation he moved to Saskatchewan and, while employed with a financial institution, worked in Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Lloydminster, Swift Current, and North Battleford.
Prior to entering politics, Herb was a realtor in North Battleford where he served with a number of organizations. Herb served three terms as president of the Battlefords Real Estate Board, four years as president of the Saskatchewan Team Penning Association and two years as president of the Canadian Team Penning Association. Herb was also a member of the Town of Battlefords industrial planning committee and served as sports chairman with the Zone Seven winter games.
First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, Herb was re-elected in the 2016 provincial election.
Herb has served Saskatchewan as Government Whip and as a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He was also Minister of Environment, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation, and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Water Security Agency. He is currently a member of the caucus Management Committee, and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
Herb and his wife Linda are proud that their three children – a welder, a chartered accountant, and a pilot – are all living and working in Saskatchewan.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

MLA - Hon. Ken Cheveldayoff - Saskatoon Willowgrove

Dear Lord. We pray today for the Honourable Ken Cheveldayoff. We ask you to give him a divinely inspired purpose in the next season. May you impress a specific assignment on his heart that would guide his work at the legislature and with the ministry he supervises. Bless he and his family with a great summer. Amen.


Ken was first elected MLA for Saskatoon Silver Springs in 2003. He was re-elected in the 2007 and 2011 provincial elections. With the changes in provincial boundaries, he was re-elected in 2016 as the MLA for Saskatoon Willowgrove.
Since the Saskatchewan Party formed government, Ken has been responsible for various portfolios including time as Minister of Crown Corporations, Minister of Enterprise, Minister responsible for SaskEnergy, and Minister responsible for Trade.
Ken has served Saskatchewan as Minister of First Nations and M├ętis Relations, Minister responsible for Sask Gaming Corporation, and Minister responsible for Northern Affairs.  He has also been Minister of Environment, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Watershed Authority and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation.
Ken is currently Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, and Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission. He sits on the caucus Legislation and Regulation Review Committee. He was previously a member of the Privileges Committee and the House Services Committee.
Ken attended Carleton University in Ottawa, the University of Saskatchewan, and Newport University in Southern California, receiving a B.A. (Honours) in Economics and Political Science in 1988 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1996.
Prior to being elected, Ken worked with Western Economic Diversification assisting individual businesses and industries to grow and expand.
Ken and his wife Trish have raised their son Carter and daughter Paige in Saskatoon, and the entire family is very active in several community organizations and activities

Monday, June 19, 2017

MLA - Danielle Chartier - Saskatoon - Riversdale

Dear Lord. We pray today for Danielle Chartier. We ask you to bring her the concerns of people that might otherwise be missed. Help her to be a key member of the opposition. Bless her personal life with rich relationships and meaningful spiritual time with you. Amen



On September 21, 2009, Danielle Chartier was elected MLA for Saskatoon Riversdale in a by-election resulting from the retirement of former MLA, Lorne Calvert; she was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.
Danielle is a third-generation resident of the Saskatoon Riversdale constituency. Originally trained as a journalist, Danielle has worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in Moose Jaw and Saskatoon, as well as weekly newspapers and monthly magazines.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Regina, she worked for the Saskatchewan Department of Labour, Work and Family unit, for nearly three years. Currently, she is completing a master of public administration degree through the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.
She has also worked on projects for a number of community organizations including the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living, Catholic Family Services of Saskatoon, and the Children’s Discovery Museum on the Saskatchewan.
Danielle has two daughters.

Friday, June 16, 2017

MLA - Lori Carr - Estevan

Dear Lord. We pray today for Lori Carr. Thank you for your hand on her life and your challenge to hear heart. We pray that you would continue to use her for good in the province, and that you would give her and the family a restful summer. Help her in all that she does to radiate your compassion and tenacity. Amen.



Lori was elected MLA for Estevan in the April 4, 2016 provincial election.
Lori lives in Estevan with her partner Bart. She has spent the past 20 years working as a licensed assistant in a financial planning office.
She is also very active in the community as a board member for the Air Cadet League, Sun County Health Region and Ducks Unlimited.
Lori has raised three children and, in her spare time, loves to travel and be with family and friends.
She currently serves Saskatchewan as a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy, and she was previously a member of the Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice Committee.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

MLA - Jennifer Campeau - Saskatoon Fairview

Dear Lord. Thank you for Jennifer Campeau and the work she does at the Legislature. We ask that you would give her a really awesome summer filled with memories and rest. We also pray that you would give her growing opportunities to influence and shape the politics of Saskatchewan with a heart that is guided by your love. Bless her. Amen.



Jennifer Campeau was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011 and was re-elected in 2016.
Prior to entering politics, Jennifer was an instructor at the University of Saskatchewan as well as a PhD student. Jennifer also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan and a Business Management undergraduate degree from the University of Lethbridge.
Jennifer has been driven to pursue politics, serve her community, and go to school but says her greatest accomplishment is her daughter, Denaya. Jennifer knows first-hand the importance of doing all she can to make the province of Saskatchewan a great place for our children.
She is currently a member o
f the Standing Committee on Public Accounts. Jennifer previously served as Minister of Central Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Transportation Company.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MLA - David Buckingham - Saskatoon Westview

Dear Lord. We thank you for David Buckingham and we ask for you continued blessing on his life and work. May his work at the legislature bring him great personal satisfaction, and may he truly move the dial for people who desperately need help. May he have an ear for the needs of people with lesser means and harder knocks. Amen


David Buckingham was elected MLA for Saskatoon Westview in the April 2016 provincial election. He currently serves on the Standing Committee on Human Services, and was previously a member of Standing Committee on the Economy.
Born and raised in the farming community near Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, David moved to Saskatoon in 1979 to pursue a career in the car hauling business as a commercial driver. In 1988, David and his wife Karen moved to the community of Borden to raise their three children.
Always an active volunteer in his community, David has served as a volunteer firefighter, president of the Borden Parks and Recreation Committee, and as the co-founder of the Highway 16 Fire Commission, a group that was formed to regionalize training for volunteer firefighters.
David served two terms as mayor of the Village of Borden. Prior to that he served one term as a councillor. A background in municipal government has given David a strong understanding of the issues of a growing and vibrant community. He wants to ensure the constituents of Saskatoon Westview have a voice at the provincial level as their community continues to grow.
David and his wife Karen enjoy spending time with their three children and three granddaughters.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

MLA - Greg Brkich - Arm River

Dear lord. Thank you for Greg Brkich. We ask you to strengthen his resolve for the things that he knows is right, while helping him to maintain an open mind to the nuances of real life. Help him to truly accept the things he cannot change, and to work tirelessly for the things he can actually make a difference on. Amen.

Greg Brkich was born and raised on the family farm in the Bladworth area where he operates a grain and cattle operation. Previous to his first election as MLA, Greg served six years on Bladworth Village Council. He is still an active, long-serving member of the Bladworth Elks Club.
First elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly on September 16th, 1999, Greg was re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011, and again in 2016.
Greg's legislative duties have included senior critic for Regional Development and Co-operative Development, and deputy critic for SaskWater and SPMC. Greg also served on the House Services Committee, as the vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Private Members' Bills, and as a member of the Crown Corporations and Private Bills committees.
During his past terms in office, Greg has served as the Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committee of the Whole.  He was a member of the legislature's Standing Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and Justice, the Treasury Board, and the Investment Board. Greg has also served as a Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister of Economy.
Greg currently serves as Chair of the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, and he is a member of the Economy Committee and the Privileges Committee. He previously served as Government Deputy Whip, as well as a member of the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies, and the House Services Committee.

Monday, June 12, 2017

MLA - Fred Bradshaw - Carrot River Valley

Dear Lord. We pray for Fred Bradshaw and the work he finds in front of him this season. Help him to truly enjoy his legislative work while also having a balanced approach to life. Give him wisdom and courage throughout the summer to do what is most in the interest of Saskatchewan people. Amen.


Born in Arborfield in 1951, Fred later moved to Carrot River where he still lives. In 1976 he married his wife Terry and they have since had three children: Lisa (deceased), Morgan and Gina.
During his younger years, Fred worked on the oil rigs in the winter and farmed in the summer. In the mid-1980s he obtained his commercial pilots' license and started aerial spraying to diversify his farm.
Fred has served on Carrot River Town Council, the Pasquia Park board, the Arborfield Dehy board, and as a member of the Carrot River United Church Choir. He has been involved with the Fire Department, as a Boy Scout Leader, and is also a past president and director of the Saskatchewan Aerial Applicator Association. Additionally, Fred served on the founding board of the Northeast Early Childhood Intervention Program.
First elected in November 2007, Fred was re-elected in the 2011 and 2016 provincial elections.
Fred has served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Environment (Forest Management), Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy (Heavy Oil and Northern Resource Development), as a member of the Standing Committee on Economy and as a member of the caucus Red Tape Committee.
Fred currently serves Saskatchewan as a member of the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies.

Friday, June 9, 2017

MLA - Bill Boyd - Kindersley

Dear Lord. Thank you for the Bill Boyd. Thank you for his dedication and commitment to Saskatchewan people. We ask that you give him a beautiful summer that includes quiet time with you. May he be filled with wisdom and resolve to do a great job with the current challenges in government. Amen. 

Bill was the MLA for the Kindersley constituency from 1991 until 2002. Originally elected in 1991 as a Progressive Conservative MLA, Bill became the leader of that party in 1994. He was re-elected in 1995. In 1997, he and three of his colleagues joined with four Liberal MLAs and founded the Saskatchewan Party. When Bill was re-elected in 1999, he was one of 26 MLAs elected under the Saskatchewan Party banner. He was re-elected in the Kindersley constituency in the 2007, 2011, and 2016 provincial elections.
After the Saskatchewan Party formed government in November 2007, Premier Brad Wall appointed Bill as the Minister of Energy and Resources, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Power Corporation, Minister Responsible for Uranium Development Partnership, and the Minister Responsible for Innovation. In 2010, Bill's cabinet duties changed to include SaskTel and the Global Transportation Hub (GTH).
Bill has previously served as Minister of the Economy, as well as a member of the caucus Planning and Priorities Committee, the Crown Investments Corporation Board, chair of the cabinet Red Tape Committee, and chair of the Global Transportation Hub Committee. He is currently a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy.
Bill and his wife Lynn operate a pedigree seed farm near Eston. They have two children

Thursday, June 8, 2017

MLA - Steven Bonk - Moosomin

Dear Lord. We pray today for Steven Bonk. We pray that you would give him a clear sense on how you see world and local events. May he look at the challenges confronting us with a wisdom that flows from the divine source. May he and his family have a great summer that drays them closer to you. Amen.

Steven Bonk was elected as MLA for Moosomin on April 4, 2016.
Steven has extensive experience in the domestic and international agribusiness fields. He has worked on four continents as a consultant in agricultural management and policy development. Steven has also worked as an advisor on international trade and market access. He lived in Europe for nearly a decade, where he was the managing director of livestock-based enterprises and as a management consultant to help companies grow and solve strategic challenges with the transition to a free market economy, particularly in post-Soviet countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Steven communicates in four languages, facilitating his participation on international roundtable discussion panels and he is a recognized speaker at agribusiness-related events. Steven is also actively involved in his family's custom grazing and livestock business near Wolseley.
Steven, his wife Candace, and their daughter, Emma, have strong ties to the Moosomin constituency. They are the fifth generation of his family to reside there.
In addition to his busy personal and professional life, Steven is also very involved with his community as a member of the Wolseley Community School Council, Glenavon Agriculture Society, the Southeast Saskatchewan Social Services Appeal Board, and he sits on the international committees of both the Canadian Western Agribition and Canada's Farm Progress Show.
Steven is currently a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy, and he was previously a member of the Public Accounts Committee.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

MLA - Buckley Belanger - Athabasca

Dear Lord. We pray today for Buckley Belanger and the things you have for him to do at the legislature. Help him to effectively work in opposition in a way that makes the province better. Give him insight into the most effective ways to improve the province balanced within the economic constraints. Amen.

Buckley Belanger was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 1995 and re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2016.
Buckley has been the NDP’s Deputy Whip, and served as critic for Highways and Infrastructure, SaskEnergy, SaskWater, and the Water Security Agency. In the past, Buckley has served as minister in various portfolios including Northern Affairs, Environment, Community Resources, and Highways and Transportation.
Prior to entering provincial politics, Buckley served three terms as mayor of Ile-a-la Crosse from 1988 to 1994. He has also worked as a journalist with the aboriginal publication New Breed and a programmer, producer, and administrator with the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation in La Ronge.
He and his wife Beckie have three daughters, Michelle, Kellie, and Taylor.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

MLA - Carla Beck - Regina Lakeview

Dear Lord. Thank you for Carla Beck. We pray today that you would give Carla a wonderful summer. May she and her family have an epic season full of memories and joy. We also pray for her work at the legislature. We pray that you would use Carla to keep the government accountable for their work. Help her to engage the difficult challenge of opposition with a classy flair. Amen.



Carla Beck was elected in 2016 as the MLA for Regina Lakeview.
Carla serves as Deputy Opposition Whip and is the critic for Education, Early Learning and Childcare, Crown Investments Corporation, Saskatchewan Government Insurance, and SaskEnergy.
Prior to entering politics, Carla was the assistant executive director at a local women's shelter. A registered social worker, she has over 20 years’ experience in that field, including work with Dales House, the Paul Dojack Centre, and the Regina General Hospital’s Women and Children’s Team.
In 2009, Carla was elected as the Trustee for Subdivision 5 on Regina Public School Board. She was named “Favourite School Board Trustee” in 2014 by the readers of Prairie Dog magazine.
Carla grew up on a mixed farm near Lang, Sk. For most of her life, Carla has been an active volunteer and leader in the community including work with the Sask. Abilities Council, Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism, Saskatchewan Action Committee—Status of Women, Camp Easter Seal, Autism Resource Centre, the help line at Regina Sexual Assault Centre, MS Society, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Cathedral Area Community Association, soccer, softball, baseball, hockey, and FADA Dance.
Carla is married to Guy Marsden. They have made the Cathedral area of Regina their home, together with their three children, Hannah, Nolan, and Maya, for the last 20 years

Monday, June 5, 2017

MLA - Tina Beaudry-Mellor - Regina University

Dear Lord. We pray today for the Honourable Tina Beaudry-Mellor. We ask you to give her a double portion of personal and professional development. Help her to become everything she is capable of becoming. May she hear a call from you that helps to guide her through the challenges of life in public office. Bless her family with health and prosperity. Amen. 




Tina Beaudry-Mellor was elected MLA for Regina University on April 4, 2016. She currently serves as Minister of Social Services and Minister responsible for the Status of Women. She is also a member of the advisory committee of the Saskatchewan Legislative Internship Program. She previously served on the Public Accounts Committee and the Standing Committee on Human Services.
Best known as a long-time instructor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Regina, Tina has published in everything from peer reviewed journals to op-eds and business magazines, commentating both on political and social issues.
Tina is the former chair of Equal Voice and served on the national board. She is also a former board member of the Saskatchewan Arts Board, the Community Investments Committee of the United Way, and the Regina Transition House. At the University of Regina, she served on the Community Research Unit board of the Faculty of Arts.
In addition to her academic work, Tina is the owner of a small management consulting business called TBM Strategies where she has done considerable policy work. She has also worked with the Continuing Education Centre of the University of Regina to write the Flexible Learning Strategy to build the institution's online, televised, and blended course and program offerings for students.
Tina is married and has very active teenage twins, Kayman and Montana

Friday, June 2, 2017

MLA - Ms. Colleen Young - Lloydminster

Dear Lord. We pray today for Colleen Young. We ask you to give her a whole new opportunity for helping people. May she be an inspiration to the people around her, especially her own family. May her government work have very real beneficial results for her constituents and the people of Saskatchewan. Amen.



Colleen was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in a November 13, 2014 by-election for the constituency of Lloydminster. She was re-elected in the 2016 provincial election. Colleen currently serves as a member of the Treasury Board, and she is Chair of the Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies.
Colleen was born and raised on a family farm east of Saskatoon and has called the Lloydminster riding home for the last 30 years. Colleen attended the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan beginning in 1979 and has been active in education ever since. Colleen has been a trustee of the Lloydminster Public School Division Board of Education for the past 20 years and has served as the board chair for 16 of those years. Colleen is very active in the Lloydminster community. Involved with the Kiwanis Club, Learning Council, In Motion, Young Life, School Community Councils, and many other volunteer opportunities, she has always put kids, families, and newcomers to the community first.
Colleen and her husband, Kim, have one daughter, Nevada; seven sons: Casey, Chester, Riley, Fraser, Percy, Duke, and Ace; a wonderful daughter-in-law, Jessica; and two beautiful granddaughters, Pearl and Belle. She enjoys spending time with her family and close friends at the lake or whenever the opportunity arises.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

MLA - Hon. Gordon Wyant - Saskatoon Northwest

Dear Lord. We thank you for the Honourable Gordon Wyant. We ask you to give him wisdom, tenacity and compassion as he decides the course of life for many people. May his adventures in life inform his decisions in government. May he be true to the wisdom within that calls for the right decision, not the easy decision. Bless he and his family this spring. Amen.



Gordon Wyant was elected MLA for Saskatoon Northwest in an October 2010 by-election. He was then re-elected in the 2011 and 2016 provincial elections. He is Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Power Corporation and SaskBuilds. Gordon previously served Saskatchewan as Deputy Government House Leader.
Raised in Saskatoon, Gordon was the first Canadian-born member of his family. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in 1985, and graduated from the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan in 1986. Shortly after convocation, Gordon began practicing law with the firm of McKercher LLP, where he practiced as a partner until his appointment as Attorney General. In 1987, Gordon received an award for highest standing in the 1987 Bar Admission course. He received his Queen's Counsel designation in 2009.
Since 2000, Gordon has also been an active public servant. He was elected as trustee for the Saskatoon Public School Board in 2000 and served as chair for two years. He was elected city councilor for Ward 5 in 2003 and was re-elected in 2006 and 2009.
Gordon and his wife Christine Hrudka have four children. In addition to his family, Gordon enjoys writing, skiing and motorcycling. He is also the proud recipient of the Sterling Writing Award for non-fiction, awarded in 1999.