Mark Smith, your UCP candidate for Drayton Valley-Devon
Mark Smith was elected to the Alberta Legislature on May 05, 2015 in the constituency of Drayton Valley – Devon.
Mark has resided in the Drayton Valley-Devon constituency since moving to Drayton Valley in 1985. Mark and his wife Lisa and have raised 3 kids: Joshua, Luke and Sarah.
As a Social Studies teacher at Frank Maddock High School in Drayton Valley, Mark worked hard to ensure his students became engaged citizens. Mark has a long history of volunteerism, coaching basketball for 30 years both inside and outside of the school system, as well as being involved in many other volunteer activities in his church and the broader community.
A lifelong conservative, having worked with Preston Manning and the Reform Party, Mark believes that the people of Alberta are best served by a government that is driven by the grassroots and is fiscally responsible.
Outside of a short stint as Seniors, Housing and Mental Health critic Mark has served primarily as the Education critic in both the Wildrose and United Conservative Party. As the Education critic Mark has defended school choice, parental authority and a balanced and rigorous curriculum that will reflect the diversity of the people of Alberta.
Mark looks forward to working for the people of Drayton Valley-Devon and standing up for conservative values in the legislature!