Dear Father, we pray a blessing on Mark Docherty. You created him to be a justice fighter, and have provided him with opportunities and arenas to fight for the underdog. Give him wisdom and strength to continue to positively impact the communities he serves so willingly, with kindness and determination. Let him continue to be a visionary for this province, bringing forth new ideas that will set the stage for growth and prosperity. Give him peace and good health so he can face the challenges that lie ahead. Thank you for answering our prayers and for our MLA Mark Docherty. 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.