Heavenly Father, we thank you today for MLA Kathleen Cook, and ask that you would bless her abundantly. Fill her with courage, strength, and wisdom in all that she does. Bless her as she travels in this new position, keep her safe we pray. We pray also for her family that they would all know your presence and love today. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
After graduating from the University of Winnipeg with a degree in political science and completing the Manitoba Legislative Assembly Internship Program in 2006, Kathleen Cook jumped into politics and has served as a senior policy analyst, project manager, and special advisor at both the provincial and municipal levels. Most recently, Kathleen represented and advocated for nearly 10,000 small and medium-sized businesses across four provinces and territories through her role as Provincial Director of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. A wife, mother, and community volunteer, Kathleen is passionate about the people, local businesses, and community organizations that make their home in the Roblin constituency. Charleswood is where Kathleen, her husband Jared, and their four children chose to put down roots nearly a decade ago. It’s a community she’s been actively engaged in serving as a board member and volunteer coordinator at Roblin Park Community Centre and as a Guider with Girl Guides of Canada.