Estefania Cortes-Vargas – MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park

Lord, thank you for
the gifts and abilities you have given MLA Cortes-Vargas. Provide her with
ongoing opportunities to use her education and experience. Give her wisdom on
decision making and resources to fulfill the tasks she has on hand to do. Bless
her family and may she acquire many meaningful relationships in the course of her
service here in Alberta. Amen

Estefania Cortes-Vargas was elected as the Member
of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Strathcona-Sherwood Park on May 5,

She currently serves as a chair of the Standing
Committee on Legislative Offices and as a member of the Select Special Ethics
and Accountability Committee.

Cortes-Vargas is a student of MacEwan University’s
social work program. She worked for the Edmonton public school board for over
four years as an educational assistant and previously as a facilitator for the
Multicultural Health Brokers Co-operative.

Cortes-Vargas is very active in the community,
lending her efforts to many initiatives such as coaching for a tae kwon do
program that serves families with children with disabilities.