Nadine was first elected MLA for Saskatchewan Rivers in the 2007 provincial election. She was re-elected in 2011, 2016 and 2020.
Nadine is currently Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly as well as Legislative Secretary to the Ministers of Trade and Export Development and Energy and Resources for Forestry. She also serves as Saskatchewan-Ukraine Relations Liaison, Deputy Chair of Committees and Chair of the Legislature’s Standing Committee on Private Bills. Prior to this, she served as Provincial Secretary and Legislative Secretary to the Premier, Legislative Secretary to the Minister Responsible for Immigration, as a member of the Standing Committee on Human Services, and as Deputy Caucus Chair.
Nadine studied social service work and later became one of the first women to work as a corrections worker in the Men's Provincial Correctional Centre in Prince Albert. She was twice elected reeve of the rural municipality of Paddockwood before making the move to provincial service. A former Saskatchewan 4-H club leader, Nadine remains involved in this youth organization.
Nadine was named a BILLD Fellow in 2009 after completing the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development program and has served as a mentor for the Saskatchewan Legislative Internship Program four times. Nadine is a graduate of the 2009 Pacific Northwest Economic Region Legislative Leadership Academy, and serves as a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Fourth generation cattle ranchers, Nadine and her husband Doug reside north of Prince Albert. They raised four children (whom all live and work in Saskatchewan), and are now the proud grandparents of nine lively grandchildren.