Lord God, we pray today for MLA Heather Sweet. You know her and love her and have brought her into the position she is in today. We pray that you would walk with her as she serves and leads. May she know that she is not alone, and may she not grow weary in the work she does. Fill her with compassion and wisdom. We thank you for her Lord. 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.