Mr. Dave Quest – MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park

in Heaven, we pray Your blessing would be upon MLA Dave Quest and the people of
Strathcona – Sherwood Park.  Thank You
that You give him influence and the wisdom to lead on committees, may he have
an increased ability to bring clarity and understanding to complex situations.  May he be conscious of the need to come away
and take time to enjoy the special friends and relationships in his life.  Amen.

Dave Quest was elected to his second term as a
Member of the Legislative Assembly for Strathcona-Sherwood Park on April 23,
2012. He previously served as Associate Minister of Seniors.

In addition to his regular duties as an MLA, Mr.
Quest currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and

He previously served on the following councils and
  • Legislative
    Review Committee
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts (Deputy Chair)
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
  • Ports-to-Plains
    Alliance (PTP) Board of Directors (Alberta Government Representative)
  • Council
    of State Governments-WEST (CSG-WEST)
  • Northlands
    Board of Directors
  • Cabinet
    Policy Committee on Finance (Chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund (Chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future
  • Standing
    Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Standing
    Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Select
    Special Information and Privacy Commissioner Search Committee
  • Seniors
    Advisory Council (Chair)
  • Cabinet
    Policy Committee for Health
  • Standing
    Committee on Private Bills
  • Standing
    Committee on Health
  • Select
    Special Auditor General Search Committee
  • Select
    Special Ombudsman Search Committee
Additionally, he carried Bill 12, Body
Armour Control Act, 2010
; Bill 46, the Gunshot and Stab Wound
Mandatory Disclosure Act, 2009
; and Bill 60, the Health Professions
Amendment Act, 2009
; and most recently Bill 201, Scrap Metal
Dealers and Recyclers Identification Act
, through the legislative process.

Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta, Mr. Quest was the President of a rural General Motors
dealership and a shareholder of an urban one.

Mr. Quest obtained a business diploma from NAIT in
1985 and served with the Better Business Bureau of Northern Alberta for 10
years, fulfilling various roles, including director, chair and director of the
Canadian council. As well, he has been awarded a General Motors Dealer Award of

Mr. Quest has been an active member of his
community for nearly 25 years. During this time he fulfilled a variety of
roles, including:
  • Regional
    director for Elk Island on the provincial executive from 1998-2008
  • Involvement
    with Friends of the Games Fundraising Committee for the 2007 Western
    Canada Summer Games
  • Coaching
    Sherwood Park minor soccer teams from 2002 to 2006
Mr. Quest also has his private pilot’s licence and
has completed six Edmonton half-marathons.

He and his wife, Fiona,
live in Sherwood Park with their son Jack and two dogs.