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MLA Marlin Schmidt, Edmonton-Gold Bar

Heavenly Father this day we bring Marlin Schmidt before you in prayer and we ask that you bless him richly as he serves the people of Edmonton-Gold Bar.  Lord give him great wisdom as he serves as a member of the opposition in our legislature and help him to offer constructive criticism when needed to help our government function more effectively for all Albertans.  Jesus keep him in your loving care and protect him from all perils.  In your precious name. Amen.


Marlin Schmidt was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Gold Bar in 2015 and was re-elected on April 16, 2019. He is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship and the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices. During his first term Mr. Schmidt served as Minister of Advanced Education. Prior to serving in the Legislature Mr. Schmidt was in site remediation and hydrogeology. From 2008 to 2015 he worked for Alberta Environment as a soil and groundwater contamination specialist. Mr. Schmidt has a master of science degree in applied environmental geosciences (Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany) and a bachelor of science degree (Queen’s University in Kingston