Mr. Brian Michael Jean – MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin

Lord, we are grateful for MLA Mr. Brian Jean as he serves in our
legislature.  We pray for his involvement
on boards and committees and that he would be directed to make plans so Alberta
may continue to grow in strength and towards a promising future.  Bless and refresh him today we pray and may
he know he is appreciated.  In Jesus
Name, Amen. 

Leader of the Official Opposition

Michael Jean was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing
the constituency of Fort McMurray-Conklin, on May 5, 2015.

to serving as a provincial representative, Mr. Jean served as the Member of
Parliament for the constituency of Fort McMurray-Athabasca from 2004 to 2014.
During his tenure he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, a position he held from 2006 to

entering public service, he dedicated 11 years to private legal practice as
partner at a large Northern Alberta law firm, primarily as a litigator. Mr.
Jean’s areas of practice included corporate/commercial, criminal,
constitutional, real estate, personal injury, family, wildlife and First Nations
law. He also provided pro bono and legal aid counsel during this time.

to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Jean pursued entrepreneurial endeavours, owning and
operating a number of successful small businesses.

addition to his extensive public service, he also has a long history of
community service, including serving as director of the Fort McMurray chamber
of commerce, president of the downtown business association and as honorary
chair of the Children’s Health Foundation for northern Alberta.

1985 he was chair of the Alberta Summer Games Volunteer Committee, and in 1988
he was director of the Olympic Torch Committee for Fort McMurray. He founded
the Fort McMurray Business Revitalization Zone as well as the Jean Family
Scholarship for aboriginal students at Keyano College, where he also
volunteered as an instructor from 1993 to 2006.

the years Mr. Jean has received numerous honours and awards, including being
appointed as Queen’s Counsel and being presented with the Queen’s Diamond
Jubilee medal.

addition to a bachelor of laws, Mr. Jean also holds a bachelor of science
degree and a masters in business administration.

Jean, the youngest of 11 children, has lived in Fort McMurray since the age of
four and is a father of three.

He has been a printer, a logger, a farm hand and
a registered trapper, and is an avid and capable outdoorsman, boater and