Mr. Colin Piquette – MLA for Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater

Heavenly Father, today we pray for MLA Colin Piquette of
Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater, that his day would be filled with your peace. May
he and his colleagues always be reminded of the people they represent and may
they work together to see growth and move things forward in our province. We
also pray that he would continue to be a positive leader and an example of good
character to young Albertans. Bless him with good health and may he have joy in
serving. In Your Name, Amen

Colin Piquette was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater, on May
5, 2015.

He is a member of the Special Standing Committee on Members’
Services and the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future. Previously he
served on the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, he was an
insurance agent representing the Cooperators in Athabasca and Boyle
(1999-2001,2011-2015), a consultant with the City of Edmonton’s Respectful
Workplace training initiative (2006 to 2011), and an instructor in ethics and
law in education for the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta

He also spent several years abroad teaching English at
post-secondary institutions and foreign language institutes in South Korea
(1997-1999,2001-2005). Prior to 1997, he ran a small publishing company, worked
as an operator for Celanese Canada, and helped his parents on the family farm
in Plamondon.

Mr. Piquette’s employment experience also includes contract work
as a political organizer with the Alberta Federation of Labour and the Alberta
Union of Provincial Employees on national pension and labour law reforms

Throughout the years he has volunteered his time to various
community organizations. At the time of his election in 2015 he was serving as
president of the Boyle District Chamber of Commerce, as vice-president of the
Boyle Betterment Committee, and as a director with the Boyle and District
Agricultural Society.

Other community organizations Colin has been involved with over
the years include Community Service Learning at the University of Alberta, Next
Up Alberta, Public Interest Alberta, the Alberta Public Interest Research
Group, the Learning Centre, Friends of the Lubicon Alberta, and the Friends of
Medicare. He is a founding member of the Centre for Community Organizing and
Popular Education (CCOPE).

His extensive community involvement has earned him the Evelyn
Kline Memorial Award in Community Development and an Edmonton Chamber of
Voluntary Organizations community service learning project grant.

In addition to a bachelor of arts degree in political science he
holds a master’s degree in adult education, both from the University of

Piquette and his spouse reside in Boyle, Alberta, with their two children.