Honourable Fred Horne, Edmonton-Rutherford

Dear
Heavenly Father, please bless the Honourable Fred Horne as he continues to work for
the people of Alberta. Father God, we are thankful for him as he is our
Minister of Health.  Continue to
encourage him in his decision making and be with him while he is making tough
decisions. Give him the strength and support he needs as he continues his plans
to move our province forward. In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost,
Amen.

Minister of Health

Mr. Horne was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Edmonton-Rutherford on April 23, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, Mr. Horne was appointed as Minister of Health. He had
served as Minister of Health and Wellness since October 2011. He also served as
a member of the Cabinet Policy Committee on Public Health & Safety and the
Treasury Board. He was also a member of the Standing Committee on Health.

Previously, Mr. Horne served as Parliamentary Assistant to Health and
Wellness. Previous committee involvement includes membership on the Select
Special Chief Electoral Officer Search Committee and the Standing Committee on
Legislative Offices and chair of the Standing Committee on Health.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Mr. Horne
worked as a health policy consultant for over 25 years, serving various
government bodies and regional health authorities in addition to the public,
private and not-for-profit sectors.

Throughout his career Mr. Horne led initiatives to improve access and
quality in Canadian public health care and has worked extensively with the
Conference Board of Canada, the Alberta government and the Mayo Clinic.

Mr. Horne holds a master of business administration degree from Royal
Roads University and a postgraduate certification in dispute resolution from
York University.

An avid volunteer, Mr. Horne has served on numerous boards including:

  • Alberta Mental Health Board
  • Athabasca University
  • Mediation and Restorative
    Justice Centre of Edmonton
  • Canadian Student Debating
    Federation

Additionally, Mr. Horne is a former debater and coached Team Canada at
the World Schools Debating Championships. For his continued contributions to
the development of debate and speech programs Mr. Horne received the Queen
Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002.

Mr. Horne and his wife, Jennifer, have lived in Edmonton since 1992.

May 14, 2012