Mandate letter

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

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Todd Loewen was sworn is as Minister of Forestry and Parks on June 9, 2023. He previously served as the Minister of Forestry, Parks and Tourism.

Prior to his service as an elected official, Mr. Loewen owned a small outfitting business and an operational farm.

Born and raised in rural Alberta, Mr. Loewen grew up in a farming family. He has lived in the community of Valleyview for the past 50 years.

Mr. Loewen and his wife, Teena, have 5 children: Travis, Ty, Taylor, Tianna and Tenea. Mr. Loewen has been an active volunteer for the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie, the Chamber of Commerce, their local church, a number of business organizations and many other community activities.

Todd Loewen was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Grande Prairie-Smoky, on May 5, 2015. He was re-elected as the Member for Central Peace-Notley on April 16, 2019 and on May 29, 2023.