Honourable Marlin Schmidt – MLA for Edmonton-Gold Bar

God, thank You for Hon. Mr. Marlin Schmidt and the commitment that he has made
to the people of his riding in Edmonton – Gold Bar.  Lord, we pray that You would give him new
vision and new strategies to help him accomplish much for his constituents and
the province of Alberta.  As he looks
into the issues that come before him, we pray that You would bring clarity and
understanding and unique solutions.  Walk
with him, give him wisdom and guide his decisions for our Province daily.  Bless him in all that he does for his people.  Cover and protect him as he travels and meets
with others.  May his constituency be blessed
by his leadership and may Your will Lord be done by the tireless works of our
MLA’s across Alberta.  In Your Name,

Minister of Advanced Education

Schmidt was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, on May 5, 2015. He
represents the constituency of Edmonton-Gold Bar. Since February 2, 2016, Hon.
Schmidt has also served as Minister of Advanced Education. Hon. Schmidt sits on
three Government committees: the Legislative Review Committee, the Social
Policy Committee and the Climate Leadership Policy Committee.

Schmidt’s background prior to serving in the Legislature was in site
remediation and hydro-geology. From 2008 to 2015 he worked for Alberta
Environment as a soil and groundwater contamination specialist.

Schmidt has a master of science degree in applied environmental geo-sciences
(Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany) and a bachelor of science
degree (Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario).