Mr. Mike Allen – MLA for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo

Father in Heaven we ask for Your
presence to be with MLA Mike Allen as he serves Fort McMurray – Wood
Buffalo.   We pray that he would have new
strength and a strong heart to run the race that You have placed before
him.   May he experience renewed energy
and commitment to the tasks he needs to carry out.  We pray this in Your name Lord, Amen.

Mike Allen was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for
Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo on April 23, 2012. He was appointed by Premier
Redford as the special advisor to the Minister of Transportation for highway 63
on May 22, 2012.

Mr. Allen currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Private Bills and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.

Mr. Allen was previously the chair of the Select Special Conflicts of
Interest Act Review Committee. He had also served as a member of the following
committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing
    Committee on Families and Communities
  • Standing
    Committee on Privileges and Elections Standing Orders and Printing
Mr. Allen served as a member of Treasury Board and the Alaska-Alberta
Bilateral Council and had also represented Alberta on the Council of State
Governments – Midwest.

Mr. Allen moved to Fort McMurray in 1993 with his family and purchased
Campbell’s Music, where he was able to combine his business administration
background and career as a professional jazz musician to create a successful
and thriving business. Mr. Allen began transitioning from business to community
leader when he was nominated to a position on the board of Fort McMurray’s
Chamber of Commerce. He served two terms as president.

In 2007 Mr. Allen was elected to city council, serving two terms as a
councillor.

Business leader, community leader and now provincial elected
representative, he continues to serve Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, the amazing
community he calls home.