Vicki Mowat is the NDP candidate for the Saskatoon-Fairview by-election.
Vicki works as an Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Aboriginal Affairs in the College of Arts & Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She previously worked as a Sessional Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. Vicki is a proud member of her local union, the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association, ASPA and she serves on the board of Executive Women International (EWI) of Saskatoon.
Vicki and her family settled in Saskatoon after spending her early childhood in the small town of Pincher Creek, a ranching town in southwestern Alberta. After graduating from E.D. Feehan Catholic High School she enrolled in the University of Saskatchewan. Vicki holds both a Bachelor of Arts Honours and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Master of Public Administration from the Royal Military College of Canada.
As a young adult, Vicki was actively involved in the Air Cadet program. Upon graduating from the cadet program, she enrolled as an officer in the Canadian Forces Reserves and worked with 2293 The North Saskatchewan Regiment Army Cadet Corps. Vicki worked at the corps for nine years, holding the position of Commanding Officer for the latter five. In her time at the corps, the cadet unit grew from twenty-five to one hundred twenty-five. As Commanding Officer of 2293 Army Cadets, Vicki was also instrumental in the startup of 3071 The North Saskatchewan Regiment Army Cadet Corps, overseeing its creation in Saskatoon’s Pleasant Hill Community School and remaining actively involved in its weekly operations throughout her tenure. In the 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013 training years, the unit received Top Army Cadet Corps in Prairie Region under her leadership. Vicki completed her term as Commanding Officer in the spring of 2013 at the rank of Acting Major. In January 2013, she received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, presented to honour Canadians making significant contributions to the country. She is a Retired Captain of the Canadian Forces Reserves, and has instructed adult officers and teenage cadets from across the country.
In her spare time, Vicki enjoys biking to work, running downtown along the South Saskatchewan River, curling at the CN rink, and acrylic painting. She has participated in several half-marathons and other running events in the province over the past ten years. Vicki is a cooking enthusiast at home, and enjoys visiting local restaurants. She has resided in west Saskatoon for most of her life where she is currently a proud homeowner with her partner Grayson, a teacher.
Contact Vicki at email@example.com