Lord, today, we are very grateful for the service and work which MLA Searle Turton accomplishes in this province for both his constituents and the people of Alberta. Grace him with abilities, skills, and knowledge to address the most vital concerns for this year. We ask for open doors with major stakeholders so that information may be gathered to highlight the best way forward for the province in this season. Walk before him as he engages with his peers. Provide for and protect his family each day. In Jesus name we pray. Amen.
Searle Turton was elected in 2019 and is a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship and the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing. Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Turton was a three-term city councillor for Spruce Grove. He has also worked in technology sales and implementing document control systems for Ricoh Canada, and prior to this as a tradesman in construction. A lifelong volunteer, he has served as a director of the Spruce Grove public library board, chairman of the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre as well as trustee for the Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers, local 1325. He and his wife Amy and their two children, live in Spruce Grove. In his spare time he enjoys playing board games, reading, travelling, skiing and playing volleyball, soccer, tennis and pickleball.