Hon Paul Merriman, Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland

Dear Lord, thank
you for Paul. Thank you that you have given him a heart to serve those who are
most vulnerable in our society. Would you grant him favour and vision for how
to best serve. Also, Lord as minister of Social Services would you grant a special
blessing to all those who require assistance through government programs. Lord, please grant Paul favour as he works with them directly and indirectly. Thank you for
his heart and would you bless him and his family. In Jesus name, amen.

First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, Paul Merriman was re-elected in 2016. Paul is currently the Minister of Social Services, having previously served as Government House Leader, Deputy Government House Leader, and Government Whip. He also sits on the Board of Internal Economy, the Private Bills committee, the Privileges committee, the House Services committee, and the caucus Management Committee. He was previously a member of the Public Accounts committee. Paul has called Saskatchewan home for nearly thirty years, having lived in Saskatoon since 1994. Born and raised in Toronto, he moved here with his family in 1988. Paul and his wife, Leane Durand, a small business owner, have four children.