Honourable Donald Scott, Fort McMurray-Conklin

Lord, we are grateful for Hon. Donald
Scott, Associate Minister of Accountability, Transparency and Transformation.
We pray for the help and strength needed to carry out his schedule and for the
many activities he is involved in. Give him the wisdom he requires and the
resources to meet the needs in the community of Fort McMurray. May he and his
family have quality time together for unforgettable memories. In Jesus Name,
Amen

Associate Minister of Accountability,
Transparency and Transformation

Don Scott was elected as the
Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort McMurray-Conklin on April 23, 2012,
and was appointed by Premier Redford as the Associate Minister of
Accountability, Transparency and Transformation on May 8, 2012.

A graduate of the University of
New Brunswick and the University of Cambridge, Don has worked as a lawyer in
Fort McMurray for more than 10 years. In 2006 he founded the McMurray Law
Office, where he practises in the areas of family, real estate and business
law. During his time in England in the late 1990s he served as an assistant
solicitor with the Bloody Sunday inquiry, a 12-year public inquiry into the
killing of 13 civilians by British soldiers. In 2010 Don was appointed to the
Queen’s Counsel of Alberta.

Don served as councillor for
ward 1 of the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo from October 2010 until his
election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

An active community member and
volunteer, Don was a board member of the United Way for six years , and
previously served as president for the local chapter. He also volunteers as a
board member of Legal Aid in Fort McMurray and Children First, and has served
on the Northern Lights Health Region Ethics Committee for two years. Don has
served as a Bencher for the Law Society of Alberta.

Don and his family live in the
Thickwood area of Fort McMurray. He is an avid badminton and basketball player
who also enjoys spending his free time hiking and fly-fishing.

June 7, 2012