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Hon. Katrine Conroy, Kootenay West

Heavenly Father, thank you for Hon. Katrine Conroy, for her dedication and passion to serve in her community and broader BC. Thank you for her courage and the sacrifices she makes to be an MLA. May you protect her and strengthen her as she serves. Give her clarity and peace in the decisions she makes. 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.