Hon. June Draude – Kelvingon- Wadena

Father, we are thankful for Honorable
June Draude, and we pray that You would continue to lead and guide her.  May she be encouraged as she seeks to bring
about changes that are important to our Province.  We pray that You will give her strength to
carry out the many tasks before her. Thank
You that You are with her.  Amen.

June was first elected to the legislature in 1995 and re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011 representing the Kelvington-Wadena constituency. In 1997 she became one of the original eight founding members of the Saskatchewan Party.

June is currently Minister of Social Services, Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Housing Corporation, and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women. She also sits on the province’s Treasury board.

June has also served as the Minister Responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, Information Technology Office, Information Services Corporation, Saskatchewan Government Insurance, First Nations and Métis Affairs, and Minister Responsible for Public Service Commission. She has also served as Provincial Secretary.

During her terms in opposition, she served in a number of areas including critic for First Nations and Métis Affairs, Chair of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts, and was a member of the legislature’s Special Committee to Prevent the Abuse and Exploitation of Children through the Sex Trade. 

June and her husband Martin raised five children and are now the proud grandparents of eight grandchildren.