Involved in politics at the civic level as a Mayor and Town Councilor for over 20 years, Terry was elected as the MLA for Canora-Pelly in the 2016 provincial election. He was re-elected October 26, 2020.
Terry was a co-owner of Dennis Foods in Canora for 31 years, and founder of Terry’s Shishliki and catering. In addition to his busy professional life, has been involved in the community as a volunteer with the Canora Health Foundation, member of the SaskTel Board of Directors, Chamber of Commerce, and various coaching and executive positions with Canora Minor Sports and Senior Hockey. He is also actively involved in Golfing and Curling.
Terry has served as a member of the Standing Committee on the Economy, the Crime Reduction Committee, has Chaired the Provincial Library review, as well as the SCC review. He is currently the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Education and serves as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Crowns and Central Agencies, as well as a member of the Private Bills Committee.
He and his wife Lorri have two daughters, one son and two grandsons.