Heather Sweet was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for Edmonton-Manning. She was elected to the Legislature's role Deputy Chair of Committees on March 9th, 2016. She also serves as the Government Caucus Chair.
Before being elected, Heather worked for over a decade as a registered social worker, in child protection services focusing on high-risk youth, and prior to that, she worked with the Metis Child and Family Services Society.
Heather was also a member of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees' Committee on Political Action and was chapter Chair for Edmonton and Area Human Services workers.
Heather enjoys volunteering and has helped out with the Vancouver Olympics and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, as well as with FIFA Edmonton.
Heather and her husband are proud to call Edmonton home and live in the Edmonton-Manning riding.
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