Father, thank you for your servant David Marit. His service has been a blessing to the people of Wood River and area. We pray for discernment and understanding for David in all areas of government concern. Grant him the strength to make decisions for the benefit of the people of Saskatchewan. We also pray a blessing over his family. Father, wrap your arms around them and keep them close and safe. Amen
David Marit was elected MLA for Wood River on April 4, 2016. Born and raised in the area, David currently owns and operates a farm with his brother. David began serving on RM Council in 1993 and in 1999 was elected to the SARM Board as Director for Division 2. He would go on to serve as SARM President until winning the nomination for the Saskatchewan Party. He also volunteers as a board member for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan and enjoys representing the people of Wood River. In 2016, David was appointed Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and was later given the added responsibility of serving as Minister responsible for SaskBuilds and Priority Saskatchewan. On August 15, 2018, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation. He and his wife Lois have a son and daughter and 3 grandchildren.