Children and Family Development
Honourable Katrine Conroy
Successful in both community and career endeavors, Katrine has enjoyed careers as one of B.C.’s first female power engineers, as an early-childhood educator, administrator and college instructor, and as a small-business person. Katrine has served as MLA since 2005 in the area of Kootenay West.
Katrine has worked and volunteered in her community as the executive director of Kootenay Family Place, instructor at Selkirk College; co-chair of the Castlegar and District Social Planning Council, treasurer of the Regional District of Central Kootenay Community Futures Board and founding board member of the Community Social Services Employers Association.
With her husband, Ed, Katrine lives in Pass Creek outside of Castlegar, where they run a successful ranch, breeding purebred Polled Hereford cattle. Together they have raised four children, and have nine grandchildren.