Honourable Wayne Drysdale – MLA for Grande Prairie-Wapiti

Heavenly Father, we come to You in the
Name of Your Son Jesus to pray for Honourable Wayne Drysdale.   As he is faithfully serving the people of
Alberta in Grande Prairie – Wapiti, may he sense Your nearness, help and
encouragement in his times of need, as he sorts through the many challenges in
his position in the Alberta legislature. 
We ask for a unity of purpose with all that he comes in contact with during
his busy schedule.  Bless the time he has
with his family.  Amen

Minister of Transportation

Wayne Drysdale was elected to his second term as a Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Grande Prairie-Wapiti on April 23, 2012. He currently
serves as Minister of Transportation. He previously served as Minister of

Mr. Drysdale has also served as deputy whip and as a member of the
following Standing Committees of the Legislative Assembly:
  • Private
  • Finance
Previous committee involvement includes serving as a member of the
Treasury Board, chairing the cabinet policy committee on Resources and the
Environment, and serving on the cabinet policy committee on Public Safety and
Services and the Standing Committees on Public Accounts and Resources and Environment.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Mr. Drysdale
spent 15 years as councillor for the municipal district of Greenview and served
as chair of both the Agricultural Service Board and the Municipal Planning

Active in his community, Mr. Drysdale has served on the following
  • Grande
    Prairie Regional Emergency Medical Service (vice-chair and founding
  • Community
    Futures Grande Prairie & Region
  • Grovedale/South
    Wapiti Recreation Board
  • Alberta
    Milk Producers
  • Alberta
    Beef Producers
  • Grovedale
    Volunteer Fire Department

Mr. Drysdale and his wife,
Sherry, live on the family farm in the Grande Prairie area. Their daughter,
Jodie, along with her husband, Don, and daughter Tory also live in the region.
In 2001, following the tragic death of their son, Troy, the family established
a bursary for local students pursuing a career in emergency services, fire or
EMS in Northern Alberta. To date the bursary has helped fill 49 emergency
response positions in the region.