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Mr. David H. Xiao – MLA for Edmonton-McClung

Dear Heavenly Father, we thank You for
MLA David Xiao and his service and commitment to the people of Edmonton –
McClung.  We ask for your wisdom and
knowledge to apply as he sits on various committees and also meets with community
leaders.  We pray also for health and
well-being and opportunities for refreshment with friends and family.  Amen.

David Xiao was elected to his second term as the Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-McClung on April 23, 2012. He is a member of
the following Standing Committees:
  • Private
    Bills (chair)
  • Resource
    Stewardship
Previously he served as a member of the following Standing Committees:
  • Legislative
    Offices (chair)
  • Alberta’s
    Economic Future
  • Family
    and Communities
  • Privileges
    and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Resource
    Stewardship
In addition to his role as an MLA, Mr. Xiao served as parliamentary
assistant to the Minister of Energy, Minister of Transportation and the
Minister of Employment and Immigration. He was also as a member of the Cabinet
Policy Committee on Energy and a member of Standing Committees on Private
Bills, Public Accounts, Energy, the Economy and Public Safety and Services.

Prior to his election as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, Mr. Xiao was an avid entrepreneur and local businessperson. Mr. Xiao’s
diverse entrepreneurial experience includes international trade, publishing,
commercial real estate investment and marketing.
Dedicated to furthering his education and expanding his horizons, Mr.
Xiao has a diploma in geological science from the Beijing Institute of Mining
and a bachelor of arts in English literature from the Beijing Second Foreign
Language Institute. Mr. Xiao has also studied business through NAIT and
economics at the University of Alberta.

Mr. Xiao is active in his community and is a member of the Rotary Club
of Edmonton and the Canadian Club of Edmonton. He has served on the board of
directors of the YMCA and the Edmonton Chinese Garden Society.

Mr. Xiao lives in Edmonton with his wife, Alice, and his sons, Allen and
Andrew.

Mr. Xiao is a tea
connoisseur. Collecting clay teapots and cooking are his main hobbies.