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Hon. Katrine Conroy, Kootenay West

Father, in your Word it says “…The powers that be are ordained of God.” We thank you for the wisdom you give MLA Katrine Conroy in her role as Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operation and Rural Development. This is a very important role because a vast amount of our province is forest. Please give her wisdom every day with her decisions. Bless her riding and her family, in Jesus name we pray, Amen.

Katrine Conroy was elected as the MLA for Kootenay West in 2009 and re-elected in 2013, 2017 and 2020. She served as MLA for West Kootenay-Boundary from 2005 until the riding boundaries were re-drawn. She is the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Katrine has worked and volunteered in her community as the executive director of Kootenay Family Place, instructor at Selkirk College; co-chair of the Castlegar and District Social Planning Council, treasurer of the Regional District of Central Kootenay Community Futures Board and founding board member of the Community Social Services Employers Association. With her husband, Ed, Katrine lives in Pass Creek , together they have raised four children, and have nine grandchildren.