Dwain Lingenfelter

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This article needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (March 2016) Dwain Lingenfelter Lingenfelter at the Leader's Debate, October 25, 2011 Leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party In office June 6, 2009 – November 7, 2011 Preceded by Lorne Calvert Succeeded by John Nilson (interim) MLA for Shaunavon In office 1978–1986 Preceded by Eiliv Anderson Succeeded by Ted Gleim MLA for Regina Elphinstone In office 1988–2000 Preceded by Allan Blakeney Succeeded by Warren McCall MLA for Regina Douglas Park In office 2009–2011 Preceded by Harry Van Mulligen Succeeded by Russ Marchuk Personal details Born (1949-02-27) February 27, 1949 (age 67) Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Political party New Democratic Party Spouse(s) Rubiela Lingenfelter Children Sacha, Matthew, Travis, Link, Hannah Residence Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Alma mater University of Saskatchewan Profession Businessman, Farmer Dwain Lingenfelter (born February 27, 1949) is a businessman, farmer, politician and former Leader of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party. Lingenfelter won the leadership of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party on June 6, 2009. He resigned as leader on November 7, 2011. Previously, he has served as the president of the party. In previous NDP governments, Lingenfelter has served as Minister of Social Services, Minister of Economic Development, Minister responsible for Crown Investments Corporation, Minister of Agriculture and as the Deputy Premier. Outside politics Lingenfelter is the President and CEO of CypressView Land, member of the Board of directors of Kingsland Energy Corp, past president of the Canada Arab Business Council, former Vice-President of Government Relation of Nexen Inc, former Chairman of the Mount Royal University Foundation and a former board member of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Contents 1 Biography 1.1 Family and education 1.2 Politics 1.2.1 2009 Saskatchewan NDP leadership race 1.2.2 2009 Regina Douglas Park by-election 1.2.3 2011 SK General election 2 References 3 External links Biography[edit] Family and education[edit] Lingenfelter grew up on a family farm which he currently operates near Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. He grew up in a large family, with a German father and an Irish Catholic mother and eight other siblings. He attended Shaunavon High School and earned a political science degree fro 천사티비