Father, thank you for Katrine Conroy. Please continue to use her in the areas of her expertise and giftings You have given her. Lord, thank you for placing her in this West Kootenay community of abundant natural resources. Give her wisdom as she advocates for her people in these often rural areas. She combines her experience with education and families to bring fair and equal services to all in her Community. Help her to continue with the wisdom, insight, fairness and decisive service to her constituents and in the areas You have assigned to her. Bless her husband Ed and their 4 children and 9 grandchildren……………………..
Katrine Conroy was elected as the MLA for Kootenay West in 2009 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She served as MLA for West Kootenay-Boundary from 2005 until the riding boundaries were re-drawn. She is the Minister of Children and Family Development.
Katrine served as the Official Opposition spokesperson for Interior Economic Development, Columbia Power and Columbia River Treaty.
Successful in both community and career endeavors, Katrine has enjoyed careers as one of B.C.’s first female power engineers, as an early childhood educator, administrator and college instructor, and as a small business person.
With her husband, Ed, Katrine lives in Pass Creek where they run a successful ranch breeding prize-winning Polled Hereford cattle. Together they have raised four children, and have nine grandchildren.