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MLA Marlin Schmidt, Edmonton-Gold Bar

Lord, thank you for MLA Marlin Schmidt, and we ask that you would bless him with strength and courage today. Fill him with what he needs to continue to be a strong voice in the Legislature. Surround him with people who will support and encourage him in the way that he needs. Bless his family today, may they all feel your love and presence. In Jesus’ 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