Monday, February 6, 2012

MLA: Katrine Conroy - Kootenay West

We give You thanks for the remarkable MLA: Katrine Conroy today.  Thank you for the gifts, talents and abilities that You have placed within her life.  We ask that You would help her excel in her role as an MLA and critic for Seniors and Long Term Care.  Help her to be a voice calling attention to the needs of these important residents of our province.  We pray that she would know the strength that comes from the richness of Your presence and that You would mark all her days with your blessing!  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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