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MLA Tany Yao, Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo

Father, we thank you for MLA Tany Yao, his dedication, and his heart for serving his community. We ask that you would encourage and lift him up today. May he not grow weary, but be lifted and strengthened by you. We pray that you would walk close to him, showing him in all wisdom, the right path to go down. We pray your blessing of peace to be on him. In Jesus’ name. Amen.


On May 5, 2015, Tany Yao was elected MLA for the constituency of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, his home since 1977. He was re-elected on April 16, 2019. Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Yao dedicated 20 years to emergency response services, filling a variety of roles throughout his lengthy career. He has volunteered his time in support of various non-profit and charitable organizations.