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Honourable Jeff Johnson – MLA for Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater

We thank You Lord God for Honourable
Mr. Jeff Johnson, Minister of Seniors as he gives special attention through his
office to an aging population.  May he be
aware of their needs, resources available for them and agencies that can be an
advocate for them.  Give him discernment
and wisdom for all the decisions he needs to make.  Bless him with health and peace.  In Your name Lord, Amen.

Minister of Seniors

Jeff Johnson was elected to his first term as a Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater (formerly
Athabasca-Redwater) on March 3, 2008.

On September 15, 2014, Mr. Johnson was appointed Minister of Seniors. In
addition to his regular duties as an MLA and the Minister of Seniors, he is the
Government of Alberta’s Ministerial Liaison to the Canadian Armed Forces, and
serves as a member of the Treasury Board and the Government’s Operations
Committee.

He has previously served as Minister of Education, Minister of
Infrastructure, and Minister responsible for the Oil Sands Secretariat and
Parliamentary Assistant to the Treasury Board.

In 2014, Jeff was named Chair of the Council of Ministers of Education,
Canada. In this capacity he oversaw the Skills for the Future symposium in
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, where Education and labour market misters
of Canada met with over 200 key business and labour leaders, academics,
representatives of student organizations, and other stakeholders to chart the
path forward on aligning education and skills training systems with the
evolving needs of Canadian labour markets.

Jeff has experience working in both the financial markets as a futures
trading floor pit boss and in building a series of successful small businesses.
As owner and president of the largest rural Xerox sales agency in Western
Canada, he was recognized as the Xerox Canada Agent of the Year three times and
selected to be one of six members appointed to the National Agent Council.

As a former coach and trainer, Jeff has enjoyed working with hockey
players at the junior, college and pro levels and learned the importance of
mentoring and teamwork.

Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and he continues to
remain an active member of his community.

He and his wife, Kim, along
with their three young children continue to live in beautiful Athabasca.