Vicki Mowat is the NDP MLA for Saskatoon-Fairview.
Prior to her election, Vicki worked as an Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean of Aboriginal Affairs in the College of Arts & Science at the University of Saskatchewan. She is a proud member of her local union, the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association, ASPA.
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 University. Vicki holds both a Bachelor of Arts Honours and a Master of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a Master of Public Administration from the Royal Military College of Canada. After completing her Master’s in sociology, Vicki started teaching as a Sessional Lecturer in sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. She was nominated for several teaching awards and her “amazing lectures” are praised by students on “Rate my Professors.com.”
Vicki Mowat, who many of you may know as Captain Mowat or Major Mowat, got her start in community leadership with army cadets, working with youth ages 12 to 19. She worked in the Canadian Forces Reserves for 11 years. Through this work, Vicki led the start-up of a cadet corps in Saskatoon’s inner city, a group that still runs today. She became a reputable instructor of adult and youth learning, and was often called on to teach and present across the prairies and western Canada. She is a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient.
In her spare time, Vicki enjoys cross-country skiing, biking to work, curling at the CN rink, and acrylic painting. 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.