Marlin Schmidt

Marlin Schmidt was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for Edmonton-Gold Bar.  He became the Minister of Advanced Education on February 2nd, 2016.  As Minister, Marlin sits on three Government committees: the Legislative Review Committee, the Social Policy Committee, and the Climate Leadership Policy Committee.

Before being elected, Marlin worked in site remediation and hydrogeology.  He worked for Alberta Environment from 2008 to 2015, as a soil and groundwater contamination specialist.

Marlin has a Master of Science degree in applied environmental geosciences from Eberhard Karls Universität in Tübingen, Germany and a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.