MLA: HONOURABLE KEVIN DOHERTY – REGINA NORTHEAST – MINISTER OF ADVANCED EDUCATION AND MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR SASKATCHEWAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Father, We give thanks today for the Honourable Kevin Doherty, Minister of Advanced Education and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Telecommunications,  as a valued member of the legislature. In his desire to build a better province, we pray that he will look to You for divine wisdom and guidance to help him complete the goals he has envisioned. Grant him valued, workable and peaceful solutions to the challenges he faces in the important portfolios that he oversees. Abundantly bless him in this New Year of 2015. In Jesus’ dear name, we pray. Amen.


Kevin was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in November 2011 for the constituency of Regina Northeast. Soon after, Kevin was appointed to serve as a member of Treasury Board. Born in Rose Valley, Kevin Doherty’s parents Lenora and Mike still live on the family farm.


In June, 2014, Kevin was appointed as Minister of Advanced Education and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Telecommunications. He has served as Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport.


After graduating from Rose Valley High School, Kevin earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan in 1985.


In his professional life, he has worked as a division director for Investors Group (he was formely a certified financial planner), the director of government relations for Bayer Healthcare, as well as the manager of provincial relations for Glaxo Wellcome. Recently, Kevin served as the vice-president of corporate relations for SaskPower.


Kevin has a strong and diverse track record of community involvement. His service includes former president of the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union; former member of the University of Saskatchewan board of governors; former vice-chair of the Hospitals of Regina Foundation; former member of the Regina Chamber of Commerce board of directors; and former president of the Saskatchewan Special Olympics.


Kevin enjoys spending time at the cabin in northern Saskatchewan, travelling, golfing, reading, motorcycling, and snowmobiling.