Thank you, Heavenly Father, for the talent, skill and knowledge MLA Heather Sweet brings to her professional life. We are grateful for her passion for people. Today we pray for her needs both in her professional and personal life. May she be sustained in her journey to meet the needs around her. Please give her courage and boldness to address concerns. Help her to choose her words wisely. Grant her peace for the days ahead. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
Heather Sweet was elected in 2015 and was re-elected on April 16, 2019. She is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services. Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Sweet worked for over a decade as a registered social worker. From 2005 to 2015 she worked in child protection services, focusing on high-risk youth, and previous to this, she worked for a year with the Metis Child and Family Services Society. She was a member of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees’ Committee on Political Action and served as chapter chair for Edmonton and Area Human Services workers. Active in her community, Ms. Sweet has volunteered at the Vancouver Olympics and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and with FIFA Edmonton.