MLA Mark Smith, Drayton Valley – Devon

Jesus, thank you for Mark. I pray that as he works for the
constituents of Drayton Valley-Devon you would give him strength, Lord, whether
he is in session in the legislature or working in the constituency, he would
know your presence and your leading. I pray you would bless his family as he is
required to take time away from them, and that you would give him strength to
carry out his role with integrity. Thank you for him, in Jesus’ name


Mark Smith was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Drayton Valley-Devon, on May 5, 2015. He currently serves as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.
Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Smith was a social studies teacher with 30 years of experience as an educator.
While having been born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Mr. Smith completed his postsecondary education in Alberta. He began studying at Concordia College in 1979 and later received his bachelor of education degree from the University of Alberta.
An avid sportsman who enjoys football, hockey and basketball, Mr. Smith has dedicated a great deal of his personal time over the past 30 years to volunteering as a basketball coach. He has also volunteered on the board for Calvary Baptist church in Drayton Valley for many years.  Mr. Smith and his wife, Lisa, have three children: Joshua, Luke and Sarah.