Scott Fielding was elected to his first term as MLA for Kirkfield Park on April 19, 2016 and re-elected on September 10, 2019. In 2016, he was appointed to serve as Manitoba’s Minister of Families. On August 1, 2018, he was appointed the Minister of Finance. Since January 5, 2021 he serves as Minister of Finance.
He has served his community as a volunteer, a business owner, and a City Councillor and is eager to put that experience to work for the constituents of Kirkfield Park as their MLA.
Scott was elected as the representative for the St. James-Brooklands Ward on Winnipeg City Council in 2006 and re-elected in 2010. During his tenure as City Councillor, Scott also served as Chair of the Finance Committee and Chair of the Winnipeg Police Board. He was also a member of a number of committees including Property and Development, Protection and Community Services, and the Economic Opportunity Commission.
Scott has always been an active member of the community and has served on the board of various organizations including the Winnipeg Convention Centre, the Assiniboine Park Conservancy and the St. James Village Business Improvement Zone. The owner of a small management consulting business, Scott has also been an active member of the Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, Scott graduated from the University of Manitoba with an Advanced Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. Scott and his wife Michelle have 3 children: daughters Paige and Brynn, and son Beck.
Scott is honoured to continue his service to the community as the MLA for Kirkfield Park.