Honourable Diana McQueen, Drayton Valley-Devon

Heavenly Father I thank you for the
Hon. Diana McQueen.  As she serves in the
constituency of Drayton Valley-Devon may she be given your wisdom to meet the
diverse needs of this particular area of Alberta.  I pray for strength as she works and in her
times of leisure refresh her, I pray in Jesus name.

Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Diana McQueen was elected to her second term as a Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Drayton Valley-Devon on April 23, 2012. On May 8,
2012, she was sworn in as Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource
Development (ESRD).

Mrs. McQueen´s work this term has focused on integrated resource
management. Under her leadership, ESRD has taken decisive action on a number of
issues important to Albertans in 2012, including:
  • Implementing
    Alberta´s first regional plan under the Land-use Framework, the Lower
    Athabasca Regional Plan;
  • Partnering
    with the federal government to begin implementation of a new comprehensive
    environmental monitoring program in the oil sands region;
  • Working
    to strengthen Alberta´s relationship with Asia to facilitate trade of
    forest products and share best practices and learnings; and,
  • Spearheading
    the creation of a single regulatory system for all oil and gas
    developments in Alberta.
Prior to her election, Mrs. McQueen served as Parliamentary Assistant to
the Minister of Energy and the Minister of Environment. Outside the
legislature, she is active in her community, and has served as a school board
chair and trustee, and as the mayor of Drayton Valley.

April 17, 2013