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

Father in Heaven, we ask You to bless
Mr. Donald H. Xiao in the many duties he must fulfill.  Give him clarity and the ability to make good
decisions and lead him into the opportunities that would be for the benefit of
the constituents of Edmonton – McClung and the people of our province.  May Your grace and peace fill his heart and
may he be aware of Your care for them. 
In Your Name,  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
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
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

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