Father, you have directed Fred and given him a heart to serve his church, his community and the people of this province. Invigorate his soul and spirit, give him renewed strength for the tasks ahead. As he represents his constituents, give him patience and wisdom as he keeps representing them well. Bless him with rest and refreshing with his wife, Terry and his children. In Jesus’ name, Amen
First elected in November 2007, Fred was re-elected in the 2011 and 2016 provincial elections. Fred previously served as Minister of Highways and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Security Agency. Born in Arborfield in 1951, Fred later moved to Carrot River where he still lives. In 1976 he married his wife Terry and they had three children: Lisa (deceased), Morgan and Gina. During his younger years, Fred worked on the oil rigs in the winter and farmed in the summer. Fred has served on Carrot River Town Council, the Pasquia Park board, the Arborfield Dehy board, and as a member of the Carrot River United Church Choir. He has been involved with the Fire Department, as a Boy Scout Leader, and is also a past president and director of the Saskatchewan Aerial Applicator Association. Additionally, Fred served on the founding board of the Northeast Early Childhood Intervention Program.