Father we ask Your blessing on Larry Doke and the work he does in his community and as MLA of Cutknife-Turtleford. Grant him insight into the issues faced by his constituents and strategies to implement solutions. Keep him in good health. May he get sufficient rest, nutrition and exercise. Bless and protect him and his family. In Jesus name, amen.
First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in the 2011 provincial election, Larry Doke was re-elected in April of 2016.
Larry currently resides in the resort village of Metinota where he has served as a councillor, the director of the West Yellowhead Waste Resource Authority, and as the chair of the Jackfish Lake West Water Utility and Waste Water Utility.
Before moving to Metinota, Larry was the owner/operator of Fairview Dodge in North Battleford. He also took time to be involved in the North Battleford community by sitting as a board member of the local Chamber of Commerce, spending 12 years on the Parks and Recreation Board and 14 years on the board of the North Battleford Golf and Country Club with two years as its president.
Larry has served Saskatchewan as Minister of Government Relations, Minister responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs, and as a member of the SaskBuilds Corporation Board. He has also been a member of Treasury Board and the Public Accounts Committee, the Standing Committee on the Economy, and a Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Highways.
Larry and his wife Valerie have two children and five grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys restoring muscle cars, golfing, fishing and volunteering in the Metinota community.