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Ms. Heather Sweet – MLA for Edmonton-Manning

Dear
God, thank You for Ms. Heather Sweet and her role in government.  Help her to accomplish the things on her
heart to do and time to bring to completion her goals and plans.  As she travels our province may she be aware
of new possibilities and opportunities to bring prosperity and resources to the
people of Alberta.  Amen.   (Grade 6 student) 

Deputy Chair of Committees

Heather Sweet was elected to the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Manning, on May
5, 2015. On March 9, 2016, she was elected as the Deputy Chair of Committees.

She previously served as chair of the Standing
Committee on Families and Communities and as member of the Standing Committee
on Legislative Offices.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms.
Sweet worked for over a decade as a registered social worker. From 2005 to 2015
she worked in child protection services, focusing on high-risk youth, and
previous to this, she worked for a year with the Metis Child and Family
Services Society.

She was a member of the Alberta Union of Provincial
Employees’ Committee on Political Action and served as chapter chair for
Edmonton and Area Human Services workers.

Active in her community, Ms. Sweet has volunteered
at the Vancouver Olympics and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and with FIFA
Edmonton.

She was recently honoured to be among those
selected to attend the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference in
2015.