Lord, thank you for Mark Docherty. Sustain the vision he has for the future of his community. Supply Mr. Docherty with innovative ideas that will positively impact the people within and surrounding his constituency. Provide a clear pathway for him in all situations, both challenges and in opportunities, that arise. Continually surround Mark with joy and peace, endurance and strength as he carries out his responsibilities now and into the future. 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 and 2020. He was elected to serve as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in 2018 until 2020. 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). He is a founding board member of Street Culture Kids Project Inc. and has served on the board of the North Central Community Association.