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MLA Alana DeLong; Calgary-Bow

We thank you Lord, that you have given
Ms. Alana DeLong a heart of genuine concern for her people and the desire to
make the right decisions for them. Lord, we ask that you would give her the
wisdom to find solutions to problems she is facing within her constituency so
that people can see progress and a good future ahead. We ask that you would
bless her with your love, shield her with your protection and give her health
and well-being. In Jesus Name, Amen

Alana DeLong was elected to her fourth term on April 23, 2012,
as the Member of the Legislative Assembly representing the constituency of
Calgary-Bow.

Ms. DeLong is a member of the
Standing Committee on Legislative Offices; Standing Committee on Private Bills;
and the Standing Committee on Families and Communities Committee. She is chair
of the Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta. As well, Ms. DeLong is chair of
Alberta´s delegation to the Pacific North West Economic Region. She previously
co-chaired the 2010 PNWER Calgary Summit Host Committee.

Born in Nelson, British
Columbia, Ms. Alana DeLong obtained her bachelor of science (honours) in
mathematics with a minor in theatre from the University of British Columbia.
She then moved to Calgary, where she attended courses at the University of
Calgary, master’s in computer science Program.

Ms. DeLong has more than 20
years of experience in the field of information technology and has worked for
many leading high-tech computer firms in Calgary, serving as president of
Sterling Rock Systems. Alana was also the first female computer mainframe
salesman with Sperry Univac. She was also the first female marketing manager
with Canadian General Electric.

An active member of her
community, some of Ms. DeLong’s past contributions have been as president of
Tuesday Nooners Toastmasters and as a singer with the Calgary Opera Chorus. She
has campaigned extensively for the Red Cross Society, the Cancer Foundation,
the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Flowers of Hope, and various municipal,
national and provincial elections. She hosted a TV ski program and has been an
actress with Theatre Calgary.

For more than 30 years Ms.
DeLong has called Calgary-Bow home. Alana enjoys the outdoors and has hiked the
province’s mountains and canoed most of the rivers in southern Alberta. Alana
has two grown children, Samantha and James.

March
19, 2013