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Mr. Sohail Quadri – MLA for Edmonton-Mill Woods

God
we are thankful for this new day and are remembering MLA Sohail Quadri of
Edmonton – Millwoods in prayer today.  We
know that You are faithful to answer our prayer for wisdom and understanding
for what is best overall for his constituency and the strength to carry out all
the tasks before him.  May he know that
he is making a significant contribution in his community and he is diligent to
communicate and listen to them concerning their needs.  May Your blessing also rest upon him and his
family.  Amen.

Sohail Quadri was elected as the Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Mill Woods on April 23, 2012. In addition to
his various responsibilities as an MLA he presently serves as Legislative
Secretary to the Premier (reporting to the Premier) and is on the following
committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future
  • Standing
    Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Private
    Members’ Business Committee
  • Montana-Alberta
    Bilateral Advisory Council
  • Results
    Based Budgeting – Economic Development Challenge Panel
Previously Mr. Quadri served as deputy chair of the
Select Special Chief Electoral Officer Search Committee, deputy chair of the
Select Special Ethics Commissioner Search Committee, and as a member of the
Standing Committees on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

With a bachelor’s degree in commerce, Mr. Quadri
found success as a local entrepreneur and small-business owner for several
years before deciding to dedicate his time between politics and volunteering.

An advocate of many cultural and social events in
the capital region, Mr. Quadri devotes a large portion of his time to
volunteering. He is an active member of the Lions Club and was a founding
member of the Millwoods Cricket Club. He sat on the board of directors for the
Society to Defy Enmity Encourage Peace and the board of directors of the South
Asian Long Term Care Foundation. In addition, he is known for his extensive
fundraising in support of various humanitarian and relief efforts locally and
abroad.

Mr. Quadri is an innate family man. He is very
close to his extended family his three brothers, one sister, nieces and
nephews.