Father today we lift up the Honourable Sarah Hoffman before you and we ask that you give her the wisdom to fulfill her position as the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and Critic for education. Move in her heart and stir up the desires you have placed within her to come forth. Give her wisdom to critique our education and the strategies regarding the educational system of how to bring the best out of our children to accomplish great things and the potential through the education they receive. Bless the Honourable Sarah Hoffman, her family members, all Albertans and all of Alberta. Amen.
Sarah Hoffman was elected in 2015 and re-elected in 2019. She is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts. During her first term Ms. Hoffman served as Deputy Premier and Minister of Health. She is currently the Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and Critic for Education. Before entering provincial politics, Ms. Hoffman was elected for two terms as Trustee for the Edmonton Public School Board, and served as board chair from 2012 to 2014. Ms. Hoffman holds bachelor and master’s degrees in education from the University of Alberta, as well as bachelor degrees in both math and religious studies from Concordia University of Edmonton. Ms. Hoffman grew up in Kinuso, a small northern Alberta community near Lesser Slave Lake. She maintains many ties to her rural upbringing. Today, Ms. Hoffman is a proud resident of Edmonton’s Inglewood neighbourhood.