Monday, June 13, 2011
MLA: Katrine Conroy - Kootenay West
Father we bless MLA Katrine Conroy today with a spirit of grace and mercy. We thank You for the passion that she has in serving as the opposition critic for Seniors and Long-term Care and representing the people who live in Kootenay West. We ask that You would guide her and lead her with wisdom and a quick understanding in all her dealings. We also pray that You would protect her husband and all members of her family.
Katrine Conroy was elected as the MLA for Kootenay West May 12, 2009. She served as MLA for West Kootenay-Boundary from May 17, 2005 until the riding boundaries were re-drawn.
Katrine serves as opposition critic for Seniors and Long-term Care.
Katrine Conroy has been successful in both community and career endeavors. Katrine has enjoyed successful careers as one of B.C.'s first female Steam Engineers, as an Early Childhood Educator, Administrator and College Instructor, and as a small business person.
Katrine has worked and volunteered in her community as the Executive Director of Kootenay Family Place, Co-Chair of the Castlegar and District Social Planning Council, Treasurer of the Community Futures Board, Hospital Board member, and founding Board member of the Community Social Services Employers Association.
With her husband Ed, Katrine lives in Pass Creek where they run a successful ranch breeding prize winning Polled Hereford cattle. Together they have raised four children, and have five grandchildren.