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MLA Dave Quest, Strathcona-Sherwood Park

Heavenly Father, we thank you today
for Dave Quest, MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park.  Thank you for his years of community service
experience that he brings to the Legislature and his constituents.  We pray for your wisdom, boldness and joy as
he serves on various committees.  We ask
for good health and protection for Mr. Quest. 
Bless him and his wife and son we pray in the name of Jesus.

Dave Quest was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative
Assembly for Strathcona-Sherwood Park on April 23, 2012. On March 4, 2013, he
was appointed Chair of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities and
consequently he sits on the Legislative Review Committee. At the same time he
was re-appointed to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (previously a
Deputy Chair) and re-appointed to the Special Standing Committee on Members´
Services. Dave is the Alberta Government´s representative on the Ports-to-Plains
Alliance (PTP) Board of Directors; the Council of State Governments-WEST
(CSG-WEST); and the Northlands Board of Directors.

In addition to his regular duties as an MLA, Mr. Quest previously served
as a member of the following councils and committees:
  • Cabinet
    Policy Committee on Finance (Chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund (Chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future
  • Standing
    Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Standing
    Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Select
    Special Information and Privacy Commissioner Search Committee
  • Seniors
    Advisory Council (Chair)
  • Cabinet
    Policy Committee for Health
  • Standing
    Committee on Private Bills
  • Standing
    Committee on Health
  • Select
    Special Auditor General Search Committee
  • Select
    Special Ombudsman Search Committee
Additionally, he carried Bill 12, Body Armour Control Act, 2010;
Bill 46, the Gunshot and Stab Wound Mandatory Disclosure Act, 2009;
and Bill 60, the Health Professions Amendment Act, 2009; and most
recently Bill 201, Scrap Metal Dealers and Recyclers Identification Act,
through the legislative process.

Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Mr.
Quest was the President of a rural General Motors dealership and a shareholder
of an urban one. As well, he has been awarded a General Motors Dealer Award of

Mr. Quest obtained a business diploma from NAIT in 1985 and served with
the Better Business Bureau of Northern Alberta for 10 years, fulfilling various
roles, including director, chair and director of the Canadian council.

Mr. Quest has been an active member of his community for nearly 25
years. During this time he fulfilled a variety of roles, including:
  • Regional
    director for Elk Island on the provincial executive from 1998-2008
  • Involvement
    with Friends of the Games Fundraising Committee for the 2007 Western
    Canada Summer Games
  • Coaching
    Sherwood Park minor soccer teams from 2002 to 2006
Mr. Quest also has his private pilot´s licence and has completed five
Edmonton half-marathons.
He and his wife, Fiona, live in Sherwood Park with their son Jack and
two dogs.

May 14, 2013