Wayne & Kim

Wayne & his Wife Kim

Federal Riding Association President Resigns

Wayne Mathison third term President of Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette Riding Association has resigned his position  to seek the Conservative Party of Canada Nomination to replace long serving MP Inky Mark.

Wayne Mathison third term President of Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette Riding Association, will seek the Conservative Party of Canada Nomination for the federal riding of Dauphin-Swan River- Marquette, to replace long serving MP Inky Mark who is not seeking re-election.

In the past Wayne was an active member of the PC Party of Canada, was elected to the position of Vice-President with the Reform Party, the Canadian Alliance, and Conservative Party of Canada riding associations’. In recent years he was elected as President of the Conservative Party of Canada riding association for two full terms before his resignation. Wayne served as Mr. Marks Campaign Co-Chair in the last Federal Election. He is also a member of the Manitoba PC Party.

“I have the diversity of experience, the knowledge and the work ethic to do the job of MP. I want to build on the solid base of information and services that Inky has been providing, and work hard to help our team of MPs implement your plan, for our riding.”

In 2006 Wayne was elected as a Councillor for the Town of Hamiota. In his committee work he is currently the elected Vice-President of Hamiota Economic Development Corporation and Hamiota & District Sports Complex. He is the elected President, Midwest Recreation District, Midwest Weed Control District, and Volunteer/Newcomer Committee. He is also a member on the area RCMP and Highway Committees. Wayne is in his second term as President of the Hamiota Chamber of Commerce.

“Working with councilors from neighbouring communities and seeing the results we get when we work as a team, has been a fantastic council experience.”

Wayne was born and raised in Hamiota, Manitoba and is a long time resident of the town. He married his wife Kim in 1981, and they have two children. Wayne moved back home from Winnipeg in 1981 and purchased the Hamiota IGA grocery store at the age of 21. Wayne sold the IGA in 1985 after the sudden passing of his father. Wayne began farming the family farm with his brother Neil and started a computer repair business in downtown Hamiota. Today, the farm has grown to 2300 acres and Wayne runs his computer business from his home.

Wayne participates as a volunteer for many community functions. He has served as an elected board member of the local Credit Union, was treasurer in the local Kinsmen Club, and a member of the health stake holders committee. Wayne can be seen from time to time, serving fish, helping at cleanup, bartending and cooking pork on a bun or as Master of Ceremonies of a local event and currently volunteers his time to keep hamiota.com up to date and running..

 “Communities large and small thrive because of volunteers. Volunteers are the life blood, and the many duties they perform can be from the minor to the essential.”