Sandra Morin and her family are active residents in the community life of the provincial constituency of Regina Walsh Acres – the community they have called home for over 20 years. A daughter of parents who came to Canada from Germany, Sandra grew up in Regina with a passion for community service and the multicultural fabric of Saskatchewan
Sandra works as a civilian employee with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and is a member of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)/Union of Safety and Justice Employees (USJE). In 2018, Sandra proudly accepted a deployment to the integrated security unit assigned to the G7 summit held in Charlevoix, Quebec. Previously, Sandra served as the member of the legislative assembly (MLA) for Regina Walsh Acres from 2003 – 2011. During her time as MLA, Sandra was Minister of Culture, Youth and Recreation and held various opposition critic portfolios.
As a community leader, Sandra serves as president of the Multilingual Association of Regina supporting 26 volunteer language school programs in the city, and she teaches German in the evenings and on weekends. Sandra is trilingual in English, French, and German. Active for many years in organizing community events, Sandra participated in school parent organizations for École St. Mary and O'Neill High School. She currently serves as the Conflict Resolution Officer for the University of Regina (U of R) affiliate Cougar Volleyball Club. Sandra was chairperson of the 2014 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Women’s Volleyball Championship – the first time the U of R won the bid to host the women's volleyball championship.
Before entering politics
Before entering politics, Sandra worked for Canada Safeway and served as the elected chief shop steward and pension trustee representing over 650 co-workers and members of the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Union in Saskatchewan. During her time as a member of RWDSU, Sandra was instrumental in leading the effort to end pay discrimination for women in what was a ground-breaking legal challenge for pay equity in the private sector that lead to a negotiated resolution in the collective agreement with Canada Safeway – one of the largest supermarket chains operating in Saskatchewan. Sandra also worked at the office for the Honorary Consul of Germany in Saskatchewan.
Sandra and her family enjoy downhill skiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, and waterskiing. Sandra and her husband, Jeff, received certifications as downhill ski instructors and served as guest coaches with the disabled ski program. Sandra and Jeff have a 22-year-old daughter, Morgan.