Lord we thank you for your hand of grace upon Hon David Marit. May he always sense your great love for him. May he look to you to renew his life, give him wisdom, bring joy to his heart, and give insight for living. We ask that you protect Mr Marit, his wife and his family and shower them with blessings. In Jesus’ name, 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.