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MLA Sarah Elmeligi, Banff-Kananaskis

Lord, thank you for Sarah’s heart to protect our precious wild areas. Only you have the perfect plans to do this. Visit Sarah during her dreams and download godly strategies for her that she can embrace for the betterment of your creation. May she always have a teachable spirit and an openness to learn. May she be a person of vision, perseverance, and godly character. May Sarah feel your strength when she is weary and your power when she is weak. We ask for your protection over her and her loved ones. May she come to understand the amazing love you have for her. Amen.


Sarah Elmeligi was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Banff-Kananaskis on May 29, 2023. She is currently a Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future member. From 2020 to 2023, Member Elmeligi operated her own consulting business, Sarah E Consulting, in Canmore, Alberta. Before that, she worked exclusively in wilderness and parks conservation, holding the position of parks facility planner with Alberta Parks and senior conservation planner with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. She was also the program coordinator for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative in 2007. Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Member Elmeligi has earned a PhD from Central Queensland University as well as a master’s degree from the University of Northern British Columbia and a bachelor of science from the University of Alberta. She enjoys any outdoor activity, including camping, backpacking, hiking, and Nordic skiing, and she loves to travel domestically and internationally. Member Elmeligi is married with two stepchildren.