MLA: HON. KEN CHEVELDAYOFF – SASKATOON SILVER SPRINGS – GOVERNMENT HOUSE LEADER

Father, we bring before You MLA: Honourable Ken Cheveldayoff, Government House Leader.  We recognize, Lord, that it is by Your will that leaders are set up so we thank You for bringing MLA Cheveldayoff to his position in government.  We pray that he would fulfill the purpose which You have established for him. May his many experiences and the knowledge he has gained be used to bring about all that You desire him to accomplish.  We also pray that he would be open to Your leading and have discernment to understand the paths he should follow as You lay them out before him.  Bless him and his family with good health and quality times together.  We ask this in Jesus’ name.


Ken Cheveldayoff was first elected as MLA for Saskatoon Silver Springs in 2003. As an opposition member he served as the critic for Post-Secondary Education and Finance. After his re-election in 2007 and the formation of the Saskatchewan Party government, Cheveldayoff served as Minister of Crown Corporations. In May 2009, he became Minister of Enterprise, Minister Responsible for SaskEnergy and Minister Responsible for Trade. In June 2010 Cheveldayoff became Minister of First Nations and Métis Relations, Minister Responsible for Sask. Gaming Corporation and Minister Responsible for Northern Affairs. Ken was re-elected to represent Saskatoon Silver Springs November 7, 2011. 


From May 2012 to June 2012, Ken served as Minister of Environment, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Watershed Authority and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Water Corporation. 


Currently Ken is the Government House Leader.


Cheveldayoff attended Carleton University in Ottawa, the University of Saskatchewan and Newport University in Southern California, receiving a B.A. (Honours) in Economics and Political Science in 1988 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1996. 


Prior to being elected Ken worked with Western Economic Diversification assisting individual businesses and industries to grow and expand. He has been an active member of the Saskatoon community through service with the Children’s Health Foundation, the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce, the North Saskatoon Business Association, and the Provincial Exporters Association. 


Minister Cheveldayoff is proud to represent his constituents and continues to be involved in numerous activities in Saskatoon and throughout the province. 


He and his wife Trish are kept very busy with their son Carter and their daughter Paige