First elected MLA for Saskatchewan Rivers in the 2007 provincial election, Nadine was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.
Nadine has served Saskatchewan as Legislative Secretary to the Minister Responsible for Immigration (New Citizen initiative), deputy caucus chair, and as chair of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Private Bills. She is presently the Provincial Secretary and Legislative Secretary to the Premier, and is also a member of the Standing Committee on Human Services.
Nadine studied social service work and later became one of the first women to work as a corrections worker in the Men's Provincial Correctional Centre in Prince Albert. She was twice elected reeve of the rural municipality of Paddockwood before making the move to provincial service. A former Saskatchewan 4-H club leader, Nadine remains involved in this youth organization.
Nadine was named a BILLD Fellow in 2009 after completing the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development program and has served as a mentor for the Saskatchewan Legislative Internship Program four times. Nadine is a graduate of the 2009 Pacific Northwest Economic Region Legislative Leadership Academy, and is currently the Saskatchewan Chair of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians.
Fourth generation cattle ranchers, Nadine and her husband Doug reside north of Prince Albert. They raised four children who all live and work in Saskatchewan, and are now the proud grandparents of nine lively grandchildren.