Mr. Chris Nielsen – MLA for Edmonton-Decore

Father, bless MLA Mr. Chris Nielsen with strength and wise counsel as he serves
the people of Edmonton – Decore.  Thank
You for the experience he brings to his portfolio and to his constituents.  Surround him with knowledgeable people who
will enable him to bring about success and advancement to the people of
Alberta.  May he rise to fulfill his
tasks at hand with courage and conviction. 

Chris Nielsen was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Decore, on May 5, 2015.

He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Resource Stewardship and the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections,
Standing Orders and Printing.

He previously served as deputy chair of the Standing Committee
on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund and as a member of the Special
Standing Committee on Members’ Services and the Select Special Ethics and
Accountability Committee.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Nielsen
worked as a shipper/receiver for 26 years, beginning in 1990. During his
extensive career he represented his colleagues as shop steward for 15 years and
filled various committee positions within local 401 of the United Food and
Commercial Workers International Union.

Mr. Nielsen’s community work also includes volunteering with the
Children’s Heart Society in a variety of capacities, including as secretary and
as director.

He studied engineering design at NAIT from 1986 to 88.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he and his family have called
Edmonton home since 1982.