I lift up today to you MLA Derek Johnson. I ask, Lord, that you will bless Derek with wisdom and knowledge. That you will give him courage and strength to carry out his many tasks in serving Manitobans. Lord God, continue to direct Derek in the ways in which he should go. We ask that you would bless Derek and his family with love, strength and health. Amen.
Derek Johnson was elected to his first term as the MLA for Interlake on April 19, 2016 and re-elected to represent Interlake-Gimli in 2019. In addition to his duties as MLA, he has served as the Legislative Assistant to the Minister of Infrastructure. Prior to serving as MLA, Derek worked as a Financial Advisor serving area residents. He was the Assistant Branch Manager for a local financial institution. Derek was born and raised in Oak Point, where his family has resided for the past four generations. Derek now lives on the shores of Lake Manitoba with his wife Tara and their children, Skyler and Charmaine.