Kelvin Goertzen is a lifelong resident of Steinbach and, since 2003, has had the honour of serving as the MLA for the Steinbach constituency. He was re-elected to his fifth term on September 10th, 2019.
During his time in office, Kelvin has served in many roles. In Opposition, he served as the Official Opposition House Leader and Deputy Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party along with a number of critic roles.
In government, Kelvin has previously served as the Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living and the Minister of Education and Training.
Currently, Kelvin is Manitoba’s Deputy Premier, Government House Leader and the Minister of Legislative and Public Affairs.
A graduate of the University of Manitoba, Kelvin has degrees in Economics, Commerce, and Law. In addition to working for a major financial institution and a property development company, Kelvin has extensive political experience as an assistant to an MLA, an MP, and a provincial Cabinet Minister.
From an early age, Kelvin has been active in the community. He has served as Vice-President of both the Steinbach Arts Council and the Steinbach Food Bank (Helping Hands) and is currently a member of the South East Rotary Club. His community service was recognized when he received the H.O.P.E. Medal of Honour by the Lions Club of Manitoba as well as the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from the Governor General of Canada.
Kelvin is married to Kim, also a lifelong Steinbach resident. Their home is made complete with their son Malachi and the family dog, Reagan. They enjoy attending Winnipeg Blue Bomber games in the summer and Steinbach Pistons games in the winter. Kelvin is committed to building a better future for Manitoba families.