Pat Friesen specializes in marketing and communications with her company, Success Business Consulting. She retired from her position as Executive Vice President of Marketing at Innovation Credit Union in 2012, and currently is a Swift Current City Councillor and the Co-Chair of the 2014 City of Swift Current Centennial Committee. She is a member of the SaskTel and CAA Saskatchewan Boards of Directors.
Pat was a part of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce for many years where she served in many capacities. She was Chair of that Board in 2011. She was also a board member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in 2012. Ms. Friesen worked with the Swift Current Chamber of Commerce for many years, and she was President of that organization in 1993. In addition, she has participated on the Boards of the Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association, Southwest Victim Services, Rotary Club of Swift Current, the Swift Current 2005 Provincial Centennial Committee, and the 2010 World Ladies Curling Championship. The Swift Current Chamber of Commerce named her a 2008 Southwest Citizen of the Year, and Saskatchewan Business Magazine honoured her with a Provincial Woman of Influence Award in 2011.
Pat and her husband Wes are proud parents of Erin and Jason Soos, and proud grandparents of Cole and Haley Soos. They enjoy spending time with family and friends, travelling, camping and cheering on the Swift Current Broncos, Swift Current Indians, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.