Tina Beaudry-Mellor was elected MLA for Regina University on April 4, 2016. She is a member of the Standing Committee on Human Services and the advisory committee of the Saskatchewan Legislative Internship Program. She previously served as Minister of Social Services and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, and she was on the Public Accounts committee.
Best known as a long-time instructor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Regina, Tina has published in everything from peer reviewed journals to op-eds and business magazines, commentating both on political and social issues.
Tina is the former chair of Equal Voice and served on the national board. She is also a former board member of the Saskatchewan Arts Board, the Community Investments Committee of the United Way, and the Regina Transition House. At the University of Regina, she served on the Community Research Unit board of the Faculty of Arts.
In addition to her academic work, Tina is the owner of a small management consulting business called TBM Strategies where she has done considerable policy work. She has also worked with the Continuing Education Centre of the University of Regina to write the Flexible Learning Strategy to build the institution's online, televised, and blended course and program offerings for students.
Tina is married and has very active teenage twins, Kayman and Montana.