MLA Rick Wowchuk, Swan River

Dear Lord we bring before you Rick Wowchuk, our MLA
for Swan River. We thank you that he has a passion to help
others. We thank you that he has bee committed to serving the Swan River
area for many years and believes in improving the lives of others. We thank you for the compassion that he has for young people. We
thank you that he has taken the role of teacher, coach and mentor very
seriously and impacted many of our young people on a personal level. We pray you continue to bless him and his family and may he
always seek your influence in aiming to improve the lives in the district
that he oversees. In Jesus 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.