Frank Quennell


Frank Quennell

Frank Quennell (b. Regina, Saskatchewan) is a New Democratic Party MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin district, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Biography

He attended the University of Saskatchewan and graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and in 1985 with a Bachelor of Laws.

From July 1986 to November, 2003, Frank practiced law in Saskatoon and in 1995 became a partner with the law firm of Robertson Stromberg, now Robertson Stromberg Pedersen LLP.

Frank has been actively involved in his community. From 1992 until 1995, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Northern Enterprise Fund Inc. Frank served as a member of the Board of Governors of the University of Saskatchewan from 1995 to 2001 and was the Board’s elected Chair from 1999 until 2001. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Child Hunger and Education Program in 2001 and elected to the Board of Directors of the Saskatoon and District Co-operative Association in 2002. Frank was a founding member of the Saskatoon Health Region Authority in 2002.

Frank and his wife, Cheryl, a nurse, have three children: Nathan, Kara, and Jacqui.

Frank was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature on November 5th, 2003. On November 21st, 2003, he was appointed Attorney General and Minister of Justice, as well as the Minister Responsible for SaskPower. Frank was made a member of the Crown Management Board. Later on, he was made Minister Responsible for the Information Technology Office.

Frank was re-elected to the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly on November 7, 2007, and is now the Official Opposition critic for the Department of Enterprise and Innovation.

References


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