Lord, surround MLA Rick Wowchuck today and everyday with your peace and guidance. Assist him with wisdom in the best ways to meet the needs of the Swan River constituents. Increase his creativity and insight of how to implement changes that will improve the lives of all Manitobans. Fill his and his family with your love and give them favour in every activity. In Christ’s name. Amen.
Rick Wowchuk was elected to his first term as the MLA for Swan River on April 19, 2016 and was appointed Legislative Assistant to the Minister of Sustainable Development. He is a lifelong Manitoban who is proud to call Swan River his home.Rick was born in Swan River and raised in the town of Cowan, Manitoba, where his father was a heavy equipment contractor. He graduated from Swan Valley Regional Secondary School and enrolled at the University of Manitoba where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Certificate in Education. During his 35-year career as an educator, Rick taught across the Swan River constituency including time in Camperville and Birch River. He then transferred to Swan Valley Regional in Swan River where he taught for 25 years before retiring in 2015. Rick and his wife Lorie have been married for 36 years and are the proud parents of sons Brandon and Brennan.