Father we thank you for the Honourable David Marit. Thank you for his love and service of his community. May he be a strong voice for the people of Wood River. Guide his steps Lord, and be his wisdom. Protect him and keep him healthy. We pray as well for his family that they would all know your love, grace, and presence today. In Jesus’ name we pray. 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. He currently serves as Minister of Agriculture, Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation, and Minister Responsible for the Water Security Agency. He and his wife Lois have a son and daughter and 3 grandchildren.