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Mr. Glenn van Dijken – MLA for Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock

We pray your
blessings today on MLA Glenn van Dijken, knowing that you are aware of all he
needs to do and carry out to make this day meaningful and successful. May he
look to you, for you know all things and especially that you do all things
well. May what he does today make him feel a sense of well-being and success
with all he puts his hand to. Bless him and his family. In Jesus Name, Amen
Glenn van Dijken was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock, on May
5, 2015.

He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Legislative Offices and as a member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and
Elections, Standing Orders and Printing. He is also a member of the Select
Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. van Dijken’s
activities centred on operating his family grain farm in Dapp, Alberta, for
which he and his spouse, Barb, were named Outstanding Young Farmers of Alberta
in 2001.

He has also worked on various committees and boards. He
co-chaired the Canadian Outstanding Young Farmer program from 2009 to 2010 and
served on the board of directors for the Federated Co-operative Limited from
2011 to 2015, the Goldeye Foundation Society from 2011 to 2015 and the
Neerlandia Co-operative Association Limited from 1996 to 2008.

A founding member of the Western Hog Exchange (WHE), Mr. van
Dijken was a WHE director for 12 years, between 1997 and 2011, serving five
years as vice-chair and two as chair.

Other community activity for Mr. van Dijken includes serving on
his church council and volunteering as a hockey and baseball coach.