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Ms. Heather Sweet – MLA for Edmonton-Manning

Heavenly
Father, we ask for your presence to be with Ms. Heather Sweet as she serves the
people of Edmonton – Manning. We pray today that she would have new strength to
run the race that is before her. May she also experience your leading and
guiding God for the many duties and tasks she needs to carry out. We pray this
in your name, Amen

Heather Sweet was elected to the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Manning, on May
5, 2015.

She currently serves as Chair on the Standing
Committee on Families and Communities and as a 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.