Mr. Mark Smith – MLA for Drayton Valley-Devon

Dear
Jesus, Please be with MLA Mark Smith as he serves on government committees and
in his constituency in the community of Drayton Valley – Devon.  Give him safety in his travels and renew his
strength each day.  May You give him
wisdom for each obstacle along his way and every difficult situation. Thank You
for the skills he brings to his role in government and the people he
serves.  Help him to have time for his
family and to be renewed.  Amen.  (Grade 6 student) 

Mark Smith was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta,
representing the constituency of Drayton Valley-Devon, on May 5, 2015.

He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Families and Communities.

Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr.
Smith was a social studies teacher with 30 years of experience as an educator.

While having been born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Mr. Smith
completed his post-secondary education in Alberta. He began studying at
Concordia College in 1979 and later received his bachelor of education degree
from the University of Alberta.

An avid sportsman who enjoys football, hockey and basketball, Mr.
Smith has dedicated a great deal of his personal time over the past 30 years to
volunteering as a basketball coach. He has also volunteered on the board for
Calvary Baptist church in Drayton Valley for many years.

Mr. Smith and his wife, Lisa, have three children: Joshua, Luke
and Sarah.