Father, thank you for the fierce determination to serve that you have created within Mark Docherty. Father, we pray for your Holy Spirit to provide direction and focus to his abilities so that your plans are free to be completed, your intentions worked out and your glory made known to many. Father, we pray for your blessing, provision, and wisdom as Mr. Docherty meets with Coronation Park constituents and with other community leaders. Father we also ask for a deep peace from you to surround Mark, to remind him that you know him and that you are his greatest ally and advocate. Amen.
Mark is the MLA for the constituency of Regina Coronation Park, the area where he was born and spent his early life. First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, he was re-elected in 2016 and 2020. He was elected to serve as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in 2018 until 2020. Mark has worked in many human service roles, including director of Dales House, director of Immigration Settlement, supervisor for Health-Community Care Branch, team leader at the Paul Dojack Youth Centre, and clinical director for Leading Thunderbird Lodge. He has earned three degrees, including a Bachelor of Science (FNUC), a Bachelor of Human Justice (U of R) and a Masters of Social Work (U of R). He is a founding board member of Street Culture Kids Project Inc. and has served on the board of the North Central Community Association.