Heavenly Father, we lift up the Hon. David Marit to you. Grant him the vision to see how to help build this province well for the generations to come. Guide him as he connects with the needs of farmers who are vital in providing foods, not only for our country but also the world. Grant him favour as he advocates for healthy stewardship of the land in which you have given us. Thank you, Lord. Amen.
David Marit was elected MLA for Wood River on April 4, 2016. Born and raised in the area, David currently owns and operates a farm with his brother. David began serving on RM Council in 1993 and in 1999 was elected to the SARM Board as Director for Division 2. He would go on to serve as SARM President until winning the nomination for the Saskatchewan Party. He also volunteers as a board member for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan and enjoys representing the people of Wood River. In 2016, David was appointed Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and was later given the added responsibility of serving as Minister responsible for SaskBuilds and Priority Saskatchewan. On August 15, 2018, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation. He and his wife Lois have a son and daughter and 3 grandchildren.