Honourable Fred Horne – MLA for Edmonton-Rutherford

Today we join together to pray for
Honourable Fred Horne.  We are grateful
for his strong leadership here in our province and pray that You would divinely
guide him as he makes critical decisions that affect all of us.  Bless him and his family with safety and good
health.  This we pray to You oh Lord,
confident that You hear and answer prayer. 
In Jesus Name, 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
  • 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.