Lynda Haverstock

Former Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan

Born September 16, 1948 and raised in Swift Current, she earned a bachelor and then master's degrees in education and a PhD in psychology. Lynda became leader of the provincial Liberals in 1989, and was the first woman to lead a political party in the province.

After leaving politics, Lynda worked briefly as a radio host before being appointed lieutenant governor in 2000 for what would be a six year term. As lieutenant governor, Haverstock was instrumental in organizing the province's centennial celebrations in 2005.

Through out her term, Lynda was a patron and promoter of the arts in Saskatchewan . Many people will remember her gracious personality and empathy for people.

In the picture, Lynda and husband, posed at the annual RCMP Charity Ball.

The poem was written to commemorate completion of her term as Lieutenant Governor.