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Hon. Katrine Conroy, Kootenay West

Heavenly Father, today we lift up the Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Finance and MLA for Kootenay West, to you. We honour her for her commitment to the people of British Columbia, and her steadfast dedication to serving well. Lord, we pray for peace for Katrine as she navigates the complex world of finance in a ministerial capacity and balances her work with the needs of her family. We pray blessing over Minister Conroy and her family in Jesus’ name. 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.