Mitchell Anderson is a student of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. He is also pursuing ordination in the United Church of Canada. He is a member of Grosvenor Park United Church in Saskatoon, an officially lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-positive congregation.
Mitchell has represented his church at a roundtable with Tony Blair and Belinda Stronach regarding the Faith Acts Fellows program, an interfaith initiative to produce social change. He co-chaired the planning team for Rendez-vous 2011, a successful cross-Canada gathering of United Church youth.
Mitchell Anderson grew up in Meadow Lake, a rural Northern community in Saskatchewan, to a Métis mother and a First Nations father. He is a member of English River First Nation, a Dene band in Northern Saskatchewan. A proud supporter of cooperative enterprises, Mitchell is a member of the Board of Directors at Affinity Credit Union, a $2.4 billion-dollar, values-based financial cooperative in Saskatchewan.