Dear Lord, we pray for MLA Mike Allen. Give him strength and wisdom to face each day. May he be filled with compassion for the people he represents and courage to deal with every tough situation. Bless his family members and may they always experience your love and faithfulness. Amen.
Mike Allen was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo on April 23, 2012. He was appointed by Premier Redford as the special advisor to the Minister of Transportation for highway 63 on May 22, 2012. He is also a member of the following committees:
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Standing Committee on Families and Communities
In addition to these responsibilities, Mr. Allen is a member of Treasury Board and the Alaska-Alberta Bilateral Council. He also represents Alberta on the Council of State Governments – Midwest.
Mr. Allen moved to Fort McMurray in 1993 with his family and purchased Campbell’s Music, where he was able to combine his business administration background and career as a professional jazz musician to create a successful and thriving business. Mike began transitioning from business to community leader when he was nominated to a position on the board of Fort McMurray’s Chamber of Commerce. He served two terms as president.
In 2007 Mike was elected to city council, serving two terms as a councillor.
Business leader, community leader and now provincial elected representative, Mike continues to serve Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, the amazing community he calls home. July 4, 2012