for River Heights, Saskatoon
for Saskatoon Meewasin
|Succeeded by||Carolyn Jones|
August 27, 1939
|Spouse(s)||Donald P. Teichrob|
|Residence||Outside of Saskatoon|
Carol Teichrob (née Sproxton; August 27, 1939) was a Saskatchewan politician, member of the legislative assembly (MLA) for 8 years. She was an agricultural producer for 35 years, and also served as councillor and reeve of the Rural Municipality (RM) of Corman Park 10 years.
Marriage and children
Teichrob and her husband Donald have three children, as well as seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Teichrob became a member of the legislative assembly (MLA) first representing the former electoral districts of River Heights, Saskatoon 1991-1995. Teichrob (New Democrat party) represented Saskatoon Meewasin in the Saskatchewan general election, 1995 held June 21, 1995. Teichrob was the incumbent for Saskatoon Meewasin in the Saskatchewan general election, 1999 held September 16, 1999. Teichrob retired and Carolyn Jones became the new MLA. Carol Teichrob was a former Saskatchewan NDP MLA and Cabinet Minister, who switched parties to become a Conservative Party supporter.
Premier Roy Romanow thanked Teichrob on March 31, 1999 for her contributions to the province of Saskatchewan. As Education minister (1991) she energised Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN), and was instrumental in the formation of Saskatchewan's Francophone school system. In 1995 as Minister of Municipal Government, she helped implement the Northern Roundtable dialog and brought the local assessments up to date across Saskatchewan. She assisted the provincial Arts Board come to fruition. Teichrob increased revenue and decreased administrative coasts by contracting the Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) under the Ontario Lottery Corporation (OLC).
Teichrob joined the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) youth party at a young age of 13. During the fall of 2007, she was the co-chair for the NDP's provincial campaign. In the spring of 2008, she supported a SHRA colleague, Kelly Block, Conservative candidate running in the federal riding of Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar.
Teichrob has been active as a director for a number of organisations including the Farm Credit Corporation, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and the Saskatchewan Research Council. She belonged to the University of Saskatchewan Senate and the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.
Teichrob was the recipient of the YWCA Woman of the Year award in the Business category. She also received the Golden Wheel award for Industry and Commerce from the Rotary Club in 1990.
- Government of Saskatchewan (2007), Board Member Biographies - Health -, retrieved 2008-12-15[dead link]
- Government of Saskatchewan, PREMIER THANKS TEICHROB FOR SERVICE -, retrieved 2008-12-15
- Government of Saskatchewan, TEICHROB ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO LOTTERY AGREEMENT, retrieved 2008-12-15
- Burton, Randy (April 24, 2008), "Disaffection prompted Teichrob's move", The StarPhoenix[dead link]
- Saskatoon Health Region (2002–2008), Saskatoon Health Region Our Governing Body, retrieved 2008-12-15
- Saskatchewan Arts Board (1999), 1998-99 ANNUAL REPORT (PDF), retrieved 2008-12-15[dead link]