Honourable Donald Scott – MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin

Lord God we are thankful for Honourable
Donald Scott as he represents the people of Fort McMurray – Conklin.  It is our prayer that he would receive fresh
insight as he seeks to fulfill his cabinet role in our legislature and come
along side our premier.  Thank You for
the genuine care he shows for his constituents and we pray that You would
enable him to bring them into greater success individually and in the corporate
sector.  Amen.

Associate Minister – Accountability,
Transparency and Transformation

Don Scott was elected as the
Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort McMurray-Conklin on April 23, 2012,
and was appointed by Premier Redford as the Associate Minister –
Accountability, Transparency and Transformation on May 8, 2012.

A graduate of the University of
New Brunswick and the University of Cambridge, Don has worked as a lawyer in
Fort McMurray for more than 10 years. In 2006 he founded the McMurray Law
Office, where he practises in the areas of family, real estate and business
law. During his time in England in the late 1990s he served as an assistant
solicitor with the Bloody Sunday inquiry, a 12-year public inquiry into the
killing of 13 civilians by British soldiers. In 2010 Don was appointed to the
Queen’s Counsel of Alberta.

Don served as councillor for
ward 1 of the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo from October 2010 until his
election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

An active community member and
volunteer, Don was a board member of the United Way for six years , and
previously served as president for the local chapter. He also volunteers as a
board member of Legal Aid in Fort McMurray and Children First, and has served
on the Northern Lights Health Region Ethics Committee for two years. Don has
served as a Bencher for the Law Society of Alberta.

Don and his family live in the
Thickwood area of Fort McMurray. He is an avid badminton and basketball player
who also enjoys spending his free time hiking and fly-fishing.