Honourable Marlin Schmidt – MLA for Edmonton-Gold Bar

God, we pray for Hon. Marlin Schmidt of Edmonton – Gold Bar that he would experience
Your peace.  We pray that You would give
him wisdom to make right decisions and be strong even when he stands
alone.  Give him new plans and strategies
for his work in his constituency as well as for committee meetings.  Be with him and show him how much You care
for him.   Amen.    (Grade 6 student)

Minister of Advanced Education

Marlin Schmidt was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Gold Bar, on May 5, 2015. On
February 2, 2016, Mr. Schmidt was appointed Minister of Advanced Education.

He previously served as deputy chair of the Special Standing
Committee on Members’ Services.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Schmidt
specialized in site remediation for over a decade.

From 2008 to 2015 he worked for Alberta Environment as a soil
and groundwater contamination specialist, and previous to this, he worked as a
remediation specialist, beginning in 2002.

He holds a master of science degree in applied environmental
geosciences from Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany and a bachelor
of science from Queen’s University in Kingston.