Heavenly Father, we lift MLA Mark Docherty to you. It is evident that your hand has been upon his life throughout the year. Through your love for MLA Docherty guide him in the way that will serve the people of Saskatchewan well through challenging times. When he speaks, may it spur others to be inspired, that they are not alone and encourages others to become overcomers. Refresh MLA Docherty’s mind, his body, his spirit, oh Lord. Thank you and 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.