Thursday, January 24, 2013

MLA: Katrine Conroy - Kootenay West

Lord, we are blessed that You have MLA: Katrine Conroy serving in our legislative assembly. We thank You for her enthusiasm, dedication and commitment while serving. This year we ask that You would expand her influence in order that she may accomplish even more of those things that You have given her to fulfill. As she works to see these things accomplished may she be filled with a supernatural joy, peace and sense of being right where You have destined her to be. May her times with her husband, children and grandchildren be even more rejuvenating for all. In Jesus' name. 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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