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

Dear
Heavenly Father, we pray that Your blessing will come upon MLA Mr. Colin
Piquette.  We ask You Lord that he would
see clearly the direction that he must go and be enlightened by Your wisdom for
every situation he is facing.  Lord we
ask for people willing to serve in his constituency as they continue to work
towards a good future here in Alberta. 
We thank You for Mr. Collin Piquette’s positive and encouraging words
for all those he works with.  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
(2006-2011).

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
respectively.

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 Alberta.

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