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Ward 7

Mairin Loewen

Biography: 

Mairin Loewen was first elected to Council in 2011, and was re-elected in 2012 and 2016. She grew up in Ward 7 and attended school there before moving to Ottawa to attend University.  Mairin has a B.A. in Political Science (Carleton University) and an M.A. in Political Studies (University of Saskatchewan).  Mairin has worked for the Province of Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Medical Association, and the University of Saskatchewan.

Mairin is a co-founder and active volunteer with Girls Rock Saskatoon, and has also volunteered with CFCR Community Radio, the Open Door Society, and the Heart of the City Piano Program. In her spare time she likes playing music and sports. Mairin lives in Ward 7 with her partner and son.           

City of Saskatoon Boards & Committees:

Chair, Standing Policy Committee on Environment, Utilities, and Corporate Services
Standing Policy Committee on Finance
Municipal Planning Commission
Board of Police Commissioners
Saskatoon Police Pension Plan Board of Trustees

Strategic Priorities:

Mairin shares the Environmental Sustainability portfolio with Councillor Sarina Gersher under Council’s Leadership Model.  This work includes taking steps in transforming our position as one of the highest emitters of greenhouse gas emissions to a model city of innovation in energy conservation, renewables, and waste diversion.  

External Boards and Committees:

Meewasin Valley Authority Board of Directors
Remai Modern Art Gallery Board of Directors
Partners for the Saskatchewan River Basin Board of Directors
National Zero Waste Council Management Board
Federation of Canadian Municipalities Standing Committees

Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development
Increasing Women’s Participation in Municipal Governance
Municipal Infrastructure and Transportation Policy