Tuesday, October 11, 2011

MLA: Katrine Conroy - Kootenay West

We thank You Lord for Katrine Conroy and her service to the people of the Kootenay West riding. Thank You also for her commitment to this area using her skills to the best of her ability. Prepare her for challenges she may be facing and give her wisdom throughout this next season of her life.  We ask that Your hand of provision and protection will rest on her and her family as she serves the people of British Columbia. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.

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.

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