New Alberta cabinet will move Alberta forward

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2023135 Views

Jun 09, 2023

Premier Danielle Smith has named her new cabinet, a team dedicated to building on a solid foundation of stability, informed decision-making and good governance.

The 25 members of cabinet, a decrease from the previous 27, includes a mix of experienced and new ministers who represent Alberta’s diversity. As a team, they will govern for all Albertans and work to ensure Alberta realizes its full potential.

Alberta’s cabinet will be made up of the following ministers:

  • Premier and Minister of Intergovernmental Relations – Danielle Smith
  • Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Services – Mike Ellis
  • Minister of Advanced Education – Rajan Sawhney
  • Minister of Affordability and Utilities and Vice-chair of Treasury Board – Nathan Neudorf
  • Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation – RJ Sigurdson
  • Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women – Tanya Fir
  • Minister of Children and Family Services – Searle Turton
  • Minister of Education – Demetrios Nicolaides
  • Minister of Energy and Minerals – Brian Jean
  • Minister of Environment and Protected Areas – Rebecca Schulz
  • Ministry of Forestry and Parks – Todd Loewen
  • Minister of Health – Adriana LaGrange
  • Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism – Muhammad Yaseen
  • Minister of Indigenous Relations – Rick Wilson
  • Minister of Infrastructure – Pete Guthrie
  • Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade – Matt Jones
  • Minister of Justice – Mickey Amery
  • Minister of Mental Health and Addiction – Dan Williams
  • Minister of Municipal Affairs – Ric McIver
  • Minister of Seniors, Community and Social Services – Jason Nixon
  • Minister of Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction – Dale Nally
  • Minister of Technology and Innovation – Nate Glubish
  • Minister of Tourism and Sport – Joseph Schow
  • Minister of Transportation and Economic Corridors – Devin Dreeshen
  • President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance – Nate Horner

Cabinet members will work collaboratively to accomplish the work that Albertans voted for, including continuing to grow and diversify the economy, keeping life affordable, reforming the health care system, tackling crime, providing help for those struggling and defending Alberta’s interests.

“I am so pleased to have this team working with me to deliver on the promises we made to Albertans during the election. These are not just our government’s priorities, they are Albertans’ priorities. The next four years start today, and I can’t wait to get back to work with each of my cabinet colleagues.”

Danielle Smith, Premier

Caucus leadership positions will include:

  • Chief whip – Shane Getson
  • House leader – Joseph Schow

Treasury Board members will include:

  • Nate Horner (president)
  • Nathan Neudorf (vice-chair)
  • Andrew Boitchenko
  • Devin Dreeshen
  • Mike Ellis
  • Brian Jean
  • Dale Nally
  • Rajan Sawhney
  • Rebecca Schulz

Cabinet policy committees will be chaired by:

  • Alberta First – Garth Rowswell
  • Building Communities – Martin Long
  • Economic Diversification – Jackie Lovely
  • Public Safety and Wellness – Scott Sinclair

Cabinet members were sworn in on the morning of June 9 and will begin receiving briefings from their departments.

NT5

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