MLA Ken Lemke; Stony Plain

Lord God we come before you today on
behalf of MLA Mr. Ken Lemke serving the constituents of Stony Plain. We thank
you for the success he has had in regards to various initiatives he put in
place for that community in the past and ask that you would bless him in his
many volunteer efforts at the Rotary Club and the Legion. Be with him guiding
him in the numerous responsibilities he has as he serves in our Alberta
government. In Your Name we pray, Amen

Ken Lemke was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Stony Plain on April 23, 2012. He currently serves as deputy chair of the
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders. As well he is
a Member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship and the Select
Special Ethics Commissioner Search Committee.

Previously he served on the
Standing Committee on Families and Communities and theSelect Special Chief
Electoral Officer Search Committee.

Mr. Lemke grew up in Ohaton,
Alberta – a small town east of Camrose – and attended the University of
Lethbridge.

Mr. Lemke had careers in real
estate, sales and marketing prior to being elected to the Stony Plain Town
Council, where he served from 1995 to 2012, with the last four years as mayor.

Mr. Lemke was instrumental in
helping the Stony Plain Town Council achieve one of the lowest property taxes
in the capital region while maintaining high levels of service, orderly growth
and fiscal responsibility. He also assisted the tri-municipal region to
increase shared services, including the building of the TransAlta Tri Leisure
Centre. Furthermore, Mr. Lemke was involved in helping Alberta’s capital region
form the Capital Region Board, fostering increased co-operation among the 23
municipalities.

Mr. Lemke is an active
community volunteer and leader. He is largely involved with the Rotary Club of
Stony Plain,and the Stony Plain branch of the Canadian Legion and is a former
chairman of the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre. Mr. Lemke was a board member and
chairman of various other commissions, including the Stony Plain Subdivision
and Development Appeal Board, the Parkland Water Services Commission, the
Capital Region Wastewater Commission, the Stony Plain Library Board, the
Parkland lottery board, and the Capital Region Board.

Mr. Lemke and his family,
including his wife, Gail, and their three children, have lived in the Stony
Plain constituency for over 30 years.

December 4, 2013