Mr. Rick Strankman – MLA for Drumheller-Stettler

Heavenly Father , we thank You for MLA
Mr. Rick Strankman what he has done and continues to do  for the community of Drumheller –
Stettler.  We pray that he would enjoy
his work and that You would guide him in his plans and in the tasks before him.   We also pray for him and his family, that
they would experience Your presence in their lives and be blessed in many
ways.   Amen.

Rick Strankman was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta for the constituency of Drumheller-Stettler on April 23, 2012. In
addition to serving on both the Standing Committee on Private Bills and the
legislative policy committee on Alberta’s Economic Future, he is the Tourism,
Parks and Recreation critic.

Mr. Strankman has owned and
operated a farming business since 1973. From 1999 to 2011 he also volunteered
as secretary/treasurer of the Western Barley Growers Association. Although
initially interested in agriculture, Mr. Strankman became increasingly involved
in politics and social activism in response to federal regulation of the
agriculture industry, including legislation relating to the Canadian Wheat
Board.

His commitment to public
service began early on and as a youth Mr. Strankman was honored with the
Queen’s scout award by Boy Scouts of Canada.

Mr. Strankman also has a keen
interest in aviation and has held a pilot’s licence and done aerial application
since 1974.

He
and his wife Dianne live in Altario and have two grown children.