MLA Ken Lemke, Stony Plain

Thank you, Lord, for MLA Ken Lemke and
his contribution to our lovely province of Alberta. I pray for your continual
guidance and blessing over his life. Continue to help him understand the needs
of those in his constituency. May he do those things that are best for their
well being. Help him know he is appreciated in all he does. Bless his wife and
family with health and long life. Lord, may he and his family feel your
presence in their lives. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Ken Lemke was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for
Stony Plain on April 23, 2012. He was appointed deputy chair of the Standing
Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing on May 24,
and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship on May 28, 2012.
Previously he served 2012 on the Standing Committee on Families and
Communities.
Mr. Lemke grew up in Ohaton, Alberta – a small town east of Camrose –
and attended the University of Lethbridge.
Mr. Lemke had careers in real estate, sales and marketing prior to being
elected to the Stony Plain Town Council, where he served from 1995 to 2012,
with the last four years as mayor.
Mr. Lemke was instrumental in helping the Stony Plain Town Council
achieve one of the lowest property taxes in the capital region while
maintaining high levels of service, orderly growth and fiscal responsibility.
He also assisted the tri-municipal region to increase shared services,
including the building of the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre. Furthermore, Mr.
Lemke was involved in helping Alberta’s capital region form the Capital Region
Board, fostering increased co-operation among the 23 municipalities.
Mr. Lemke is an active community volunteer and leader. He is largely
involved with the Rotary Club of Stony Plain,and the Stony Plain branch of the
Canadian Legion and is a former chairman of the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre.
Mr. Lemke was a board member and chairman of various other commissions,
including the Stony Plain Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, the
Parkland Water Services Commission, the Capital Region Wastewater Commission,
the Stony Plain Library Board, the Parkland lottery board, and the Capital
Region Board.
Mr. Lemke and his family, including his wife, Gail, and their three children,
have lived in the Stony Plain constituency for over 30 years.
March 18, 2013