As we lift up MLA Pat Rehn to You in prayer today we give thanks for his leadership and willingness to serve those of his constituency and beyond. We thank you for his proficiency to analyze challenges and come up with practical solutions – would You increase his ability to do this in Jesus’ name. We ask that you would give him rest during the next few months and we declare your blessing and protection upon his life and family.
Pat Rehn was elected in 2019. He began his career as a schoolteacher, moved into the sawmill business and now owns a crane services company, doing oilpatch and logging work. He grew up in Wildwood, a rural setting west of Edmonton, owns land in the High Prairie area and is a Slave Lake resident. His dad was a logger and sawmiller and farmer. Pat went to the University of Alberta for a teaching degree with an emphasis on business and physical education. He taught in Catholic schools in Calgary and Red Deer for a couple of years. Then he changed course and ran a sawmill and planer mill. He followed that up by becoming the owner of a sawmill in the Edson area, and in 1998 purchased a mill in Wabasca. In 2008 he started a crane business.