Mr. Mike Allen – MLA for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo

Dear
God, We pray for Mr. Mike Allen that you would bless him for all the work he
has done for his community. We pray that you will give him the strength and the
wisdom to make the right decisions. Lord, we pray that you will help Mr. Allen
be strong and do what is right even if he stands alone. May he not be concerned
with what others may say or think but be confident that you are with him and
will be there for him when he needs help. We thank you for Mr. Allen and ask
that you would be close to him, giving him your wisdom and showing him how much
you love and care for him. Amen   (Grade
6 student)

Mike Allen was elected as the Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo on April 23, 2012. He was
appointed by Premier Redford as the special advisor to the Minister of
Transportation for highway 63 on May 22, 2012.

Mr. Allen currently serves as a member of the
following Standing Committees:
  • Private
    Bills
  • Resource
    Stewardship
  • Public
    Accounts
Mr. Allen was previously the chair of the Select
Special Conflicts of Interest Act Review Committee. He had also served as a
member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities and the Standing
Committee on Privileges and Elections Standing Orders and Printing.

Mr. Allen served as a member of Treasury Board and
the Alaska-Alberta Bilateral Council and had also represented Alberta on the
Council of State Governments – Midwest.

Mr. Allen moved to Fort McMurray in 1993 with his
family and purchased Campbell’s Music, where he was able to combine his
business administration background and career as a professional jazz musician
to create a successful and thriving business. Mr. Allen began transitioning
from business to community leader when he was nominated to a position on the
board of Fort McMurray’s Chamber of Commerce. He served two terms as president.

In 2007 Mr. Allen was elected to city council,
serving two terms as a councillor.

Business leader, community
leader and now provincial elected representative, he continues to serve Fort
McMurray-Wood Buffalo, the amazing community he calls home.