Heavenly Father, we give thanks for our government and today we raise up Hon. Katrine Conroy. We thank you, Father, for her 17 years of dedicated service to her constituency in the East Kootenays. Father, continue to bless Katrine in her office of Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operation and Rural Development. Continue to give her the wisdom in this role. Father bless 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.