Over two decades of service, Don Toth has proven his commitment to the people of the Moosomin constituency.
Don was first elected to represent the Moosomin Constituency in the 1986 general election. He was re-elected in 1991, 1995, 1999, 2007 and 2011. He was named Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan on Dec. 10, 2007 and held that position until the 2011 election. Mr. Toth is currently Chair of the Standing Committee on the Economy.
Don was born in Kipling and raised on the family farm near Langbank. Don studied agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan and then entered the Full Gospel Bible Institute in Eston, Saskatchewan.
Prior to his political career, Don served his community on a number of boards and organizations and also served on an R.M. Council.
In the Legislature, he has served as the Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Health and as Chairman of the Crown Corporations Committee. He has also served as Chairman of the Special Committee on Regulations and Opposition Critic for Justice. As one of the eight founding members of the Saskatchewan Party, Don has served as the Opposition’s Deputy House Leader and Deputy Whip. His critic duties also included Health, Labour, Public Service Commission, Social Services and Public Safety and Corrections. Don also served as the Deputy Critic for Culture, Youth and Recreation.
Aside from his political duties, Don keeps himself busy with singing, golfing with his son, spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He and his wife Lois continue to run the family’s mixed farm in Langbank. They have three children and five grandchildren.