Lord, today we lift up to you, Danielle Chartier. Please be with her as she goes about her duties as MLA for Saskatoon Riversdale. Give her wisdom to make good decisions for her province and her constituents. Use her past work experience to benefit her current position duties. Bless Danielle and her family today, in Jesus name, amen.
On September 21, 2009, Danielle Chartier was elected MLA for Saskatoon Riversdale in a by-election resulting from the retirement of former MLA, Lorne Calvert; she was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.
Danielle is a third-generation resident of the Saskatoon Riversdale constituency. Originally trained as a journalist, Danielle has worked as a reporter for daily newspapers in Moose Jaw and Saskatoon, as well as weekly newspapers and monthly magazines.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Regina, she worked for the Saskatchewan Department of Labour, Work and Family unit, for nearly three years. Currently, she is completing a master of public administration degree through the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.
She has also worked on projects for a number of community organizations including the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living, Catholic Family Services of Saskatoon, and the Children’s Discovery Museum on the Saskatchewan.