MLA Rick Strankman, Drumheller-Stettler

Father God, we pray for MLA Rick
Strankman. Thank you for all his hard work to improve the quality of life for
his constituents in Drumheller-Stettler. Guide him in his work and may he have
strength and courage to make decisions and deal with issues that come up. Bless
him with health and vitality for each new day. Amen.

Rick
Strankman was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the
constituency of Drumheller-Stettler on April 23, 2012. In addition to serving
on both the Standing Committee on Private Bills and the legislative policy committee
on Alberta’s Economic Future, he is the Tourism, Parks and Recreation critic.


Mr.
Strankman has owned and operated a farming business since 1973. From 1999 to
2011 he also volunteered as secretary/treasurer of the Western Barley Growers
Association. Although initially interested in agriculture, Mr. Strankman became
increasingly involved in politics and social activism in response to federal
regulation of the agriculture industry, including legislation relating to the
Canadian Wheat Board.


His
commitment to public service began early on and as a youth Mr. Strankman was
honored with the Queen’s scout award by Boy Scouts of Canada.


Mr.
Strankman also has a keen interest in aviation and has held a pilot’s licence
and done aerial application since 1974.


He
and his wife Dianne live in Altario and have two grown children.


March
13, 2013