Hugh Nerlien


Hugh Nerlien was elected MLA for Kelvington-Wadena Constituency on April 4th, 2016.

Hugh was born in Kelvington and grew up on the family farm and in small business in the Greenwater Lake area of Saskatchewan.  His education includes a wide range of disciplines including Business Administration, Canadian Securities, Certified Financial Planning, and lifelong learning in oil and gas, insurance, banking, human resource and a variety of skills development.

After working in Northern Manitoba and Alberta for over 30 years, he saw opportunities in Saskatchewan as the province began to realize its potential.  He and his wife bought businesses in Porcupine Plain to be closer to family and friends and to be involved in a small communities’ activities.  Hugh recently sold his business in Porcupine Plain and turned his attention to representing the constituents of Kelvington-Wadena.

Hugh has volunteered extensively throughout his life, including as a former President of the Canadian Crime Stoppers Association, Porcupine Plain Economic Development Committee, and board member for Porcupine Credit Union Limited.

On August 23, 2016, Hugh was appointed Legislative Secretary to the Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission (Public Sector Bargaining).

On May 18, 2018, Hugh was appointed Legislative Secretary to the Minister Responsible for SaskTel.

Hugh and his wife Giselle, have two sons and one daughter.

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 547, #102-302 Pine St. Porcupine Plain, SK., S0E 1H0
Phone: 1-800-234-4134 or 306-278-2200
Fax: 306-278-2208