David Marit was elected MLA for Wood River on April 4, 2016. Born and raised in the area, he has very strong ties to his community.
David currently owns and operates a farm with his brother and, in addition to a busy professional life, he has volunteered extensively.
David began serving on RM Council in 1993 and in 1999 was elected to the SARM Board as Director for Division 2. He would go on to serve as SARM President until winning the nomination for the Saskatchewan Party.
He also volunteers as a board member for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan and enjoys representing the people of Wood River.
In 2016, David was appointed Minister of Highways and Infrastructure and was later given the added responsibility of serving as Minister responsible for SaskBuilds and Priority Saskatchewan.
On August 15, 2018, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation.
He and his wife Lois have one son and a daughter with two granddaughters and one grandson.