Dear Lord, we pray for the Honourable Dustin Duncan. We ask that you would continue the work that you are doing in his life. Thank you for the significant impact he has had on the province in his decade at the legislature. We ask you to bolster his personal resources as he caries a heavy portfolio. Continue using him to improve the lives of The people of Saskatchewan. 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.
Dustin is currently the Minister of Environment and Minister responsible for SaskPower, SaskWater, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, and the Global Transportation Hub Authority. He is also a member of the Board of Internal Economy. Previously, he served as Minister of Energy and Resources, Minister responsible for SaskEnergy Incorporated and Saskatchewan Telecommunications, Minister of Health, and Minister of Environment. 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.
Heavenly Father, this day we look to you that you would grant Larry Doke wisdom and insight as he fulfills his roles in the legislature. Give him ability to see beyond the obvious to the root issues he needs to deal with and strength to bring those things to completion.
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 is currently the Minister of Government Relations and Minister responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs. He previously served as a member of the Public Accounts committee and the Standing Committee on the Economy. He has also 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.
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.
Lord, we thank you for Kevin, and the sacrifice that he has made to serve the people of Saskatchewan. Lord we ask that you bless him for his faithful service and that You would give him the place and position that You desire for him. Be with Kevin as he acts in the best interests of his riding in Regina-Northeast and the province at large. We ask this in Jesus' name, amen.
First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, Kevin was re-elected in April of 2016.
Kevin has served Saskatchewan as Minister of Finance and Minister of Advanced Education. He has also served as 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.
Lord, today we lift up Mark Docherty to you. We pray that you will guide him through out this day. Thank you for a lifetime of commitment to bettering the lives of the people of Saskatchewan through so many of his human service roles. Lord, please keep him healthy and strong and able to perform all the duties that he has. In Jesus name, 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.
Lord God, thank you for Terry Dennis. Grant him the confidence Lord, to step out in faith and become what he is meant to be. Let him be unapologetic in his love for you, wanting to be a change-maker, a bringer of hope, a bringer of love and grace into the world. Grant him confidence in you Lord. 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.