Dear God, we thank You for Hon.Verlyn Olson.
We pray that You would keep him in good health and ask that You would
also be with him for all that he is called to do for our province. We pray that You would help him to continue
to make good choices and guide him in the important work he does each day. Amen.
Legislative Assembly for Wetaskiwin-Camrose on April 23, 2012. On May 8, 2012
he was named Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Mr. Olson serves as
Deputy House Leader.
and Attorney General. He also served as deputy chair on the Premier’s Council
on the Status of Persons with Disabilities; chair of the First Nations, Métis
and Inuit Workforce Planning Committee and as a member of the Cabinet Policy
Committee on Public Health & Safety.
Accounts, Private Bills and Health.
Olson was a partner with the law firm Andreassen Olson Borth, where his
practice focused primarily on real estate, wills, estates and counselling small
businesses, assisting farmers, families, seniors and dependent adults.
covering topics such as farm estate planning, wills and enduring powers of
and a bachelor of laws from the University of Alberta.
involvement, including coaching local baseball and hockey and membership with
the following organizations:
Cup International Hockey Tournament Steering Committee
Bethany Group (Health Care/Seniors Housing Board)
Motion Picture Development Corporation Board
Sport Development Society
Athletic Association (chair)
Lutheran College Corporation (Augustana University College) Board of
He and his wife, Mardell,
have three adult children and two grandchildren.