Minister of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety
Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency
MLA for Regina Wascana Plains
Christine was first elected to the legislature as the MLA for Regina Wascana Plains in the 2007 provincial election and was re-elected in 2011.
Born and raised in Regina, Christine graduated from Miller High School before receiving a psychiatric nursing diploma from Wascana Institute (SIAST). After working as a psychiatric nurse for a time, she entered and graduated from the Saskatchewan Police College. She joined the Saskatoon Police Service and worked there for three years before joining the Regina Police Service. Christine rose to the rank of sergeant and was in charge of central operations prior to taking a leave of absence to run as a candidate for a seat in the provincial legislature.
Community involvement has been an important role in Christine's life. She has been involved for several years in the following: president, Regina Police Association for six years; served on Police Pension Administrative Board; Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute, Saskatchewan council; Regina Airport Authority - Community Consultative Committee; Regina Business & Professional Women's Organization; Regina Women's Network; and, Women of the Dawn, Aboriginal Awards selection committee.
Christine is married and has two sons.