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MLA Hon Sarah Hoffman, Edmonton-Glenora

Lord we thank You for the Honourable Sarah Hoffman and the
incredible responsibility she carries as the Minster of Health & Deputy
Premier. We ask that You grant her much wisdom and discernment as she carries
out the functions of these roles in addition to her representation of the
people in Edmonton – Glenora. Lord – would You lead and guide her through
specific challenges she faces such as the Fentanyl crisis in Alberta and help
her to provide solutions that will benefit the people of this province.
Surround her with those who have the best interests of the people of Alberta at
heart – with those who will help her, support her and encourage her. We declare
Your supernatural protection and blessing upon her today.

Sarah Hoffman was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Glenora on May 5, 2015. She was appointed to serve as Minister of Health and Minister of Seniors on May 24, 2015, and on February 2, 2016, Ms. Hoffman was named Deputy Premier, while continuing to serve as Minister of Health.
Ms. Hoffman holds a master of education (educational policy studies) and a bachelor of education (secondary math) from the University of Alberta. She also has a bachelor of science (math) and a bachelor of arts (religion) from Concordia University College of Alberta.
Ms. Hoffman worked as a researcher prior to becoming a trustee for the Edmonton public school board. During her first term as a school trustee, from 2010 to 2012, she served as vice-chair and was then acclaimed as board chair in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
An active community member, Ms. Hoffman has volunteered her time and skills to numerous organizations over the years, including the Alberta Association for Multicultural Education and the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association.