Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Environment and Protected Areas outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Rebecca Schulz was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-Shaw on April 16, 2019 and was re-elected on May 29, 2023. She was sworn in as Minister of Environment and Protected Areas on June 9, 2023, previously serving as Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister of Children’s Services.

A communications professional with a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University, Minister Schulz previously worked for the Government of Saskatchewan, as well as the University of Calgary. Minister Schulz is eager to advocate for the types of common-sense policies that will grow Alberta's economy, protect our beautiful landscapes, and encourage investment and innovation in Alberta.

As a wife and proud mother of 2 young children, Minister Schulz has seen first-hand the challenges that Alberta's families have faced during the last few years and uses her experiences to connect with and advocate for Albertans on the issues that matter to them.