Kelly Block was first elected to the House of Commons representing the riding of Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar on October 14, 2008 and re-elected on May 2, 2011.
Prior to being elected as a Member of Parliament, Kelly was elected to the town council of Waldheim, Saskatchewan for three terms, twice as Mayor. She also served as a member of the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority and the Director of Administration at Forest Grove Community Church.
Kelly has served on several Standing Committees during her career including Access to Information; Privacy and Ethics; Procedure and House Affairs; Finance; Human Resources and Skills Development; Health; Government Operations and Estimates and Natural Resources. Additionally, she has served on a number of Special Committees including Violence Against Indigenous Women, the subcommittee studying a Code of Conduct for Members and a legislative committee studying amendments to the Copyright Act.
In 2010, she was voted the ‘Rising Star’ by her colleagues in the Maclean’s annual Parliamentarian of the Year Awards.
Kelly also served as the Chair of the Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus between 2011 and 2013.
In September of 2013, the Prime Minister appointed Kelly to serve as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources.
In 2015, Kelly was elected to represent the newly created riding of Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek.
Following the 2015 general election, Kelly was appointed the Conservative Shadow Minister for Transport and serves as the vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
In 2017, Kelly was named Co-Chair of CANFoRB, the Canadian Branch of the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion and Belief (IPPFoRB).
Kelly and her husband Milton currently reside in Warman, Saskatchewan. They have four married children and ten grandchildren.